The Human Rights Centre at SAUT was established in 2005 to respond to the great violation of human rights in Lake Zone regions. The centre was established to provide legal education and self realization, as well as to protect and respect human rights.
Regions of priority
The centre is concentrated in the following regions:-
4. Shinyanga and
However, the Centre sends its team to other Regions in the country depending on the needs of the people in the regions.
Services offered by the centre
1. Conducting researches on the violation of human rights
2. Receiving complaints from civilians, associations, clubs and others, on the violation of their human rights
3. Providing legal information on the violated rights and the legal procedures to be followed
4. Providing legal education to individuals, government employees, schools and colleges through radio, television, brochures, dialogue and other publications
5. To sort-out complaints received by the centre and present legal actions.
Since it’s incipient in 2005, the centre has managed to do the following:-
1. Provision of human rights, democracy and good governance trainings to Village and Ward leaders in Kagera, Mara, Shinyanga, Mwanza and Kigoma
2. Reduction of the violation of human rights cases in the lake zone areas
3. The centre has managed to provide its services free of charge since 2005
4. Publications human rights books and other publications which have been reword to individual in a free of charge
5. Establishment of a learning resources with various books on human rights at Malimbe, Mwanza
For further information, contact:
The Human Rights Centre
St Augustine University of Tanzania
P. O. Box 307