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Transforming Society

Securing Rights

Restoring Dignity

The Secretariat

The Secretariat is entrusted with the implementation of the organisational strategy of the Commission, and is led by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Advocate Tseliso Thipanyane. As the head of the executive, the CEO, with the support of approximately 150 staff members, executes the mandate of the Commission. The secretariat has offices in all nine provinces, and a Head Office in Johannesburg.

Advocate Tseliso Thipanyane

Chief Executive Office (CEO)


Chantal Kisoon

Chief Operations Officer (COO)


The South African Human Rights Commission.

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About us

The Human Rights Commission is the national institution established to support constitutional democracy. It is committed to promote respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour.

Braampark Forum 3, 33 Hoofd Street, Braamfontein

011 877 3600 (Switchboard)

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