Who we are
Nubian Rights Forum a Human rights organization started in 1997 as a human rights movement that advocates for the rights of the Nubian ethnic minority in Kenya. Nubian Rights Forum was officially registered in 2011 by the Ministry of Gender and Social Development and has full mandate of the people to agitate for the community’s rights country wide due to its acceptability by the people. The group is located in Kibra Nairobi but operates country wide through its networks in the Nubian settlements.
Nubian rights Forum has reported major landmarks in its growth. These include: institutionalization of the planning process; shift in orientation from civic education to paralegal work that assists the community in applying for citizenship documents like birth certificates, National Identification cards, passports and has a radio show used for civic education and empowerment and its main focus is on public interest and litigation.
To empower the marginalized Nubian Ethnic minority to effectively access justice and realize their human and peoples’ rights through advocacy, networking, lobbying, legal aid, legal education, representation and research.
A society that recognizes the minorities rights and accords them equal opportunities.
To advocate injustices against the community.
To help the youth and establish programs that will facilitate the containment of drug abuse and HIV/AIDS.
To be active and vigilant keep peace and protect the property.
To promote the community in education.
To encourage the community to protect the environment.
To assist the community in development.
To assist the community in development programs.
To sensitize the community in all matters arise.
Promoting social transformation and empowerment of the Nubian ethnic minority
Respect of Law and order
Respect of Human rights
Transparency, reliability and accountability