29May

Regional Consultation of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa

  The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice is hosting heads of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in West Africa, in Accra, Ghana, at the Best Western Premiere Hotel to assess their performances with respect to the “Principles Relating to NHRIs for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights” of 1993 in line with […]

23May

Regional Consultation of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa – Accra, Ghana

Background and Justification In West Africa and the Sahel regions, National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) play an important role in promoting and protecting human rights through a close and strategic partnership with the United Nations and other regional organizations including OHCHR, UNOWAS, and ECOWAS. One of the key responsibilities of NHRIs articulated in the “Principles […]

27Mar

Welcome To CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) was established in 1993 under the 1992 Constitution of Ghana by Act 456.

22Mar

CHRAJ GETS RESULTS – 2 Fire women reinstated

Date: Mar 22 , 2019 , 08:24 BY: Caroline Boateng & Emmanuel Ebo Hawkson – Daily Graphic/Graphic Online Two service women of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) who were dismissed in 2013 and 2014 for getting pregnant have been reinstated. Fire Woman (FW) Thelma Hammond and FW Grace Fosu’s reinstatement comes after a long […]

16Mar

Press Statement – CHRAJ Condemns Police Assault on Journalists

March 15, 2019 PRESS STATEMENT – POLICE BRUTALITY The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has received with great exasperation information on assault on three Ghanaian Times Journalists by police officers in Accra and vehemently condemns the act. Two of the mandates of the Commission include the promotion and protection of the fundamental […]

01Feb

PRESS STATEMENT: CHRAJ CONDEMNS VIOLENCE AT AYAWASO WEST WUOGON

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) condemns in no uncertain terms acts of violence leading to grievous bodily  injuries caused to some members of the electorate during the Ayawaso West Wougon Constituency by-election held in Accra yesterday.   The Commission received news of this development with great consternation considering the fact that […]

11Dec

WE’LL PASS RTI BILL 2019 -VEEP

Anticipated passage of the Right To Information (RTI) Bill will not happen this year as speculated According to the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the Bill, which is presently under consideration by Parliament, will be passed during the early part of the next session of the House in 2019. “Government is aware of the […]

05Dec

ANTI-CORRUPTION WEEK LAUNCHED IN ACCRA

Date: Dec 04 , 2018  BY: Caroline Boateng – Daily Graphic Ghana’s desire to develop without focusing on aid will be threatened if the battle against corruption is lost, the Minister of Planning, Professor George Gyan-Baffour, has warned. He cautioned that other social and economic interventions for rapid development, as contained in ‘The Coordinated Programme […]

19Nov

NANHRI Meets NHRIs On SOGI Project

Following the adoption of Resolution 275 during the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights in 2014, the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions(NANHRI) initiated a project to strengthen the capacity of African National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) to respond to violence and discrimination faced by persons of diverse […]