Human Rights Agenda (HURIA) is a non-profit, local Non-Governmental Organization based at the Coast of Kenya, founded immediately after the 2010 referendum as a response to the dictates of the new Constitutional order. Based in Mombasa County, the organization is committed to advancing and mainstreaming a culture of human rights and promoting capabilities with a view to enhancing the greater realization and equal enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms as enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, other laws and the international human rights instruments.
A cohesive society entrenched on a human rights culture and sustainable development
To promote human rights culture embedded on respect & responsibility for the greater realization and equal enjoyment of human rights by all through all levels of society
Values, Principles and Enablers
We give critical importance to Gender Equality, including the ability of Women and Girls to Enjoy the full range of their Human Rights and meaningful participation in all aspects of society
We put out people, their needs, and Human Rights at the center of all our approaches
We employ the most effective and innovative ways to create change and swiftly respond to our people’s needs
We will remain alive to changes in the face of new challenges and technology
We work collaboratively with a wide range of actors at the International, regional, national, and local levels who share determination to pool expertise and resources to strengthen our convening power and maximize our impact.
" In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace." - WANGARI MAATHAI