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Human Rights Association (ZimRights)
Last updated: October
House, Alveston Court, cnr Baines Ave/4th St, Harare, Zimbabwe
Box 3951, Harare, Zimbabwe
& Special Events Officer
principal aims of ZimRights are:
foster among individuals and groups respect for human dignity
regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, age, or social
promote the practice of social, economic, legal and natural
justice so as to bring about social harmony and peace.
contribute to the local, national and international efforts
to establish a more just and peaceful order.
raise the necessary financial and resources to carry out
Pursuant to the above aims, ZimRights objectives are:
(through a deliberate outreach programme) human rights for
all people regardless of status.
the marginalized sectors of the community by providing them
with relevant education and information in order to assert
their rights and seek improvement of their living conditions.
as a voice of the voiceless, the oppressed and their disadvantaged
groups and aiming at empowering all citizens to be active
participants in a democratic society.
out research into injustices and the underlying causes of
these and then finding ways of remedying these through documentation
and recommendations based on established facts.
the Zimbabwe Government to commit itself to good governance
through ratifying important international human rights instruments
and to rededicate itself to its commitment to observe, protect
and respect human rights and dignity of the individual through
constantly reminding it of its international obligations.
with other human rights organizations locally, regionally
and internationally who are striving to advance the cause
of human rights.
use a grassroots based approach in promoting, protecting and
defending Human Rights in Zimbabwe through education, information,
legal aid, counselling, lobbying, advocacy and networking.
Education; Advocacy; Civil Activism; Children/Youth; Democracy
& Good Governance; Education/Training; Gender; HIV/AIDS; Human
Rights; Legal; Research/Documentation/Info Dissemination; Victim
Support; Women; Voter Education and Election Monitoring
activism . . . get involved and use ICTs to advocate, lobby and mobilize.
and silence go together. We should use our positions not as a shelter from the
world's reality, but as a platform from which to speak. A voice is a gift. It
should be cherished and used.
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