CHRAJ Records 853 Complaints In W/R

The Western Regional Office of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) last year recorded 811 human right and 42 administrative complaints.

Mr. Patrick Essuman, Registrar at the Western Regional CHRAJ office, told the Ghana News Agency that the human rights complaints were mostly over children, women, property, economic and social rights.

He said the case were related to depravation of education, child custody, improper care, denial of paternity, forced marriages and defilement.

Others are breach of marriage promise, non-maintenance of pregnancy, violation of right to property, eviction from matrimonial home and marital disputes.

Mr. Essuman mentioned non-payment of SSNIT contribution, police molestation, and termination of appointment, resignation, dismissal, destruction of property, sexual harassment and victimization among others as case concerning administrative justice the Unit received.

He said that the Commission was able to resolve791 human right cases with 12 pending, whilst 40 out of the 42 administrative cases were settled.

He said the CHRAJ would continue to work to enhance good governance, democracy, peace, social development, by promoting and enforcing fundamental human rights and freedom. GNA

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