Human Rights Advocacy Centre

Organisation's type: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) / Organisation Non-Gouvernementale (ONG)

Organization Acronym *: HRAC

Year of Registration *: 2008

Year of Commencement of Operations *: 2008

Contact Information

  • Postal Address *: P.O.Box OS 134, OSU
  • Office Location: House No:F1002/2 Koi Street,Osu Ako Adjei, Accra.
  • Region *: Greater Accra
  • Country *: Ghana
  • City *: Accra
  • Telephone *: 0302768733
  • Fax :
  • Email *: info@hracghana.org
  • Website *: www.hracghana.org

Activities

  • Vision *: The main vision of HRAC is to improve the human rights landscape in Ghana. Our focus is on effectively addressing prevailing human rights issues with the best skill and expertise available.
  • Mission *: We seek to ensure the realization, respect, promotion and protection of the rights of all persons living in Ghana in accordance with Ghanaian law and international standards. We will increase human rights awareness and the adoption of a sustainable human rights culture, thereby enhancing democracy, good governance and accountability
  • Thematic Areas *: Governance / Gouvernance,Human Rights / Droits de l’Homme,Health Provision / Soins de Santé
  • Target Group: National / Nationale,Regional / Régionale,Community / Communauté
  • Key Objectives *: Engage law and policy makers to influence change through better understanding of human rights.Conduct human rights advocacy for Institutions, communities and individuals to promote understanding and protection of human rights in Ghana.
  • Core Competencies *: Advocacy / Plaidoyer,Policy Influencing / Influence des Politiques ,Capacity Development / Renforcement des Capacités
  • Government Engagement:

More Information

  • Major or Current Achievements *: 1. Developed Mental Health Guidelines for traditional and faith based healers 2. Developed the first LGBT HandBook in Ghana 3.Research report on exploring the role of traditional mental health centres and their impact on promoting quality mental healthcare and human rights in Ghana. 4. Influence the inclusion of stand alone Human Rights provision in the Ghana Aids commission art 2016
  • Functional Board *:
  • Number of Board Members *: 5
  • List Expertise of Board Members *: Legal, Finance , Human Rights, Research
  • Organisational Strategic Plan *:
  • Head of Organisation *: Cynthia Nimo - Ampredu
  • Name of Contact Person *: Cynthia Nimo - Ampredu
  • Position of Contact Person *: Executive Director
  • Number of Staff *: 7
  • Number of Males *: 3
  • Number of Females *: 4

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