Institutional Office, NWU, Diversity, Equity and Human Rights


Services: Human Rights

The objectives of the Human Rights Policy are to:

promote the observance of human rights;

promote a culture of human rights;

promote respect for and protection of human rights;

develop an awareness of human rights among the university community and its external environment;

monitor and assess the compliance of human rights in the university community;

make recommendations to Council for the promotion of human rights within the framework of the law and the Constitution;

investigate any alleged violation of human rights within the university community; and

assist any person adversely affected thereby to secure redress, and to carry out non-academic educational programmes in the university community on human rights.

Read more about this in the Human Rights Policy.