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    As the country heads to the polls on 24th June, the Commission has identified youths on the edge as potential risks to the enjoyment of human rights during the electioneering period


    HRCSL ENGAGES 500 YOUTHS ON HUMAN RIGHTS, ELECTIONS & NON-VIOLENCE



  • One hundred and seventy (170) trained monitors comprising of Commissioners, staff, members from the District Human Rights Committee were deployed nationwide to monitor the conduct of the elections
    HRCSL MONITORED THE 24TH JUNE 2023 MULTI TIER ELECTIONS NATIONWIDE
  • The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone on Wednesday 6th September, 2023 met with a delegation from the African Platform on Children Affected by Armed Conflict, an agency of the African Union
    HRCSL ENGAGES A DELEGATION FROM AFRICAN PLATFORM ON CHILDREN AFFECTED BY ARMED CONFLICT

Welcome To Human Rights Commission Sierra Leone

Welcome to the official web site of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL), the National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) of the country, established in 2004 by an Act of Parliament. The principal objective of the Commission is to protect and promote human rights throughout the country.

As you browse through the site, you will find information about what we do, and understand why and how we do it. You will also know our partners and how we collaborate; the composition of the Commission, our organisational structure and core values; and our relationship with the Government of Sierra Leone and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human rights, among other institutions.

You will also know our status (under the Paris Principles) as a NHRI at the International.

 


Our Mission & Vision

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Our Core Values

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Press Releases

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Patricia Narsu Ndanema - Chairperson

Commissioner Patricia Narsu Ndanema was amongst the first set of staff recruited by the Human Rights Commission Sierra Leone (HRCSL) in 2008 when the HRCSL took up effective operations in 2007. She has a joint post graduate degree in Development Planning and Management from the University of Dortmund, Germany and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi Ghana. She also has a BA degree from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone. Over the years, she has had several professional training on various human rights thematics and currently pursues International Human Rights Law at Nottingham University UK.
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Recent News and Events

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HRCSL VICE-CHAIR FACILITATES TRAINING ON RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF KEY AFFECTED POPULATIONS


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HRCSL CHAIRPERSON LECTURES YOUTH SERVICE CORPS ON FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS


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HRCSL CELEBRATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS


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