Maldives

Human Rights Commission of the Maldives

Mandate

To lead the promotion and protection of Human Rights under the Maldives Constitution, Islamic Shari’ah and Regional and International Human Rights conventions ratified by the Maldives.

The commission was established on 10 December 2003 by the Human Rights Commission Act 6/2006.

Functions

  • to protect, preserve and promote human rights in the Maldives in accordance with Islamic Shari’ah and the Constitution of the Maldives;
  • to protect, preserve and promote human rights in the Maldives in accordance with regional and international treaties that are binding on the Maldives;
  • to assist and encourage non-governmental organizations in creating awareness and human rights

Contact Information

www.hrcm.org.mv

info@hrcm.org.mv, sg@hrcm.org.mv

Secretary-General
Human Rights Commission of the Maldives
Uthuruvehi, 5th Floor,
Keneree Magu,
Male’, Rep. of Maldives
Tel: +960 333 6049, +960 3336539
Fax: +960 3338658, +960 3304725