To empower all people, in particular the poor, weak, marginalised and vulnerable, to understand and promote their human rights

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To mobilize all persons, including women, to be proactive in protecting and defending their rights and ensure fairness and equity

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To promote knowledge and awareness of social, economic and political issues that will enhance the livelihoods of all people.

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To enhance good governance, devoid of corruption and impunity, across all levels for sustainable and progressive

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  • Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.
  • To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.
  • This day, we have defended our freedom to fight for the rights of others

Some of our featured Works

February 5, 2017

Kenya’s Outlaw Police

Seated on a folding chair in a health centre near the mosque where she prays, Salima, a soft-spoken hijab-clad mother of four, told me how unidentified […]
February 5, 2017

Introduction to Kenya Law

What is Law? Several definitions have been put forward to explain what law is. Generally, law is any set of rules that guide the conduct of […]
February 5, 2017

Mpeketoni Killings Report

This is the report of HAKI Africa’s human rights fact finding team to Mpeketoni following the chilling spate of killings that occurred during the month of […]

Thematic Working Areas of HAKI Africa

Under this thematic area, HAKI Africa will seek to promote and protect the basic fundamental rights and freedoms that cannot be limited. These include the following rights:

- Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment;

- Freedom from slavery or servitude;

- The right to a fair trial; and

- The right to an order of harbeas corpus.

Under this thematic area, HAKI Africa will enhance the rights and freedoms that are necessary for the development of all individuals and communities. These include the following rights

- Right to the highest attainable standard of health;

- Right to accessible and adequate housing and to reasonable standards of sanitation;

- Freedom from hunger and to have adequate food of acceptable quality;

- Right to clean and safe water in adequate quantities;

- Right to social security; and

- Right to education

Under this thematic area, HAKI Africa will work to realise the rights and freedoms that are required in order to ensure communities’ collective growth and progression. These rights include the following:

- Citizenship rights

- Gender, youth and children rights

- Environmental rights

- Religious freedoms

- Cultural and traditional freedoms

- Minority and vulnerable groups rights