09Aug

Resource Institutions That Fight Corruption..CHRAJ boss charges govt

Daily Graphic, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 By Shirley Asiedu-Addo, Cape Coast The Commissioner for the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr. Joseph Whittal, has urged the government not to engage in putting up symbolic efforts in fighting corruption if it really wants to make significant strides in combating the practice. He said […]

31Jul

NANHRI Engages CHRAJ On LGBTI Rights

A delegation from the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) has paid a two-day working visit to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on a follow-up exercise to assess the extent to which CHRAJ has integrated responses to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE) – related violence and […]

22Jul

PRESS STATEMENT- POLICE BRUTALITY

July 21, 2018 PRESS STATEMENT The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has viewed with shock a horrendous video circulating on social media of a police officer assaulting a nursing mother on the premises of Midland Savings and Loans Limited in Accra and strongly condemns the act in no uncertain terms. Information gathered […]

22Jul

NANHRI Engages CHRAJ On LGBTI Rights

A delegation from the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) has paid a two-day working visit to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on a follow-up exercise to assess the extent to which CHRAJ has integrated responses to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE) – related violence and […]

12Jul

CHRAJ Boss Slays Gov’t…For Failing To Empower Special Prosecutor

Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) Joseph Whittal has criticised government for failing to provide the Office of the Special Prosecutor with the necessary accoutrements to enable it function properly. Speaking in an interview on TV3‘s New Day on Wednesday, Mr Whittal expressed displeasure over how the Office is being […]

11Jul

Commemoration Of The African Union (AU) Day Against Corruption

Commissioner of CHRAJ Mr. Joseph Whittal has queried whether Ghanaians are angry enough to proactively question owners of properties in the light of their known income. He also wondered at the outcome of investigations, arrests, and convictions of corrupt people. Commissioner Whittal expressed dissatisfaction about situations where people who are alleged to be corrupt are […]

06Jul

Campaign Against Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy is a societal problem which is common among girls from poor and broken homes. These girls would have become great women and contributed meaningfully to the development of their communities and the nation as a whole. Unfortunately, their dreams are shattered if they become pregnant at an early age due to the fact […]

05Jul

Administrative Justice

As the Ombudsman of Ghana, CHRAJ is mandated to protect and promote administrative justice to ensure that the government and its officers are accountable and transparent. The Commission ensures that the administrative organs of the State provide equal access to employment and services and that they are administered fairly. In particular, this function of the […]

19Jun

Upper West office of CHRAJ secures release of juvenile from adult prison

The Wa office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has secured the release of a juvenile sentenced to adult prison by the Circuit Court in Wa for stealing. The Commission therefore filed an application at the Wa High Court after it received information sometime in March 2018 to the effect that […]