The office is located in Wajir and its core responsibility is promotion and protection of human rights, historically it has been identified with human rights violations arising from some retrogressive cultural practices, gross marginalization and neglect of the region by successive governments.
Geographical Areas of Coverage
The office serves the vast districts of Mandera, Wajir, Marsabit, Moyale, Isiolo, Ijara and Garissa.
Transitional Justice – This includes the ongoing collaboration between the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) and other partners towards an effective transitional justice mechanism in Kenya, the office also strengthens the existing partnerships , networks and participates in the activities of partner organization and this is in line with the commission’s mandate .
Culture and human rights – The Northern Eastern region is embedded cultural beliefs, values and systems some of which are inimical to human rights standards and principles.