The National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) has the mandate is to ensure post-conflict justice, healing and reconciliation, including developing programmes that promote national healing, unity and peaceful conflict resolution. This will be achieved by the NPRC performing the following 10 functions as outlined in Constitution Amendment (No.20) Act of 2013 Chapter 12, Part 6, Sections 253-253:
The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) is a national human rights institution which was established under section 242 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. It is an independent Commission whose main mandate is to protect, promote and enforce human rights.
The Zimbabwe Gender Commission, was established in terms of Section 245 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, “hereinafter referred to as the Constitution” and operationalised through the Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) Act (Chapter 10:31). During the nationwide consultative processes of drafting the National Constitution, the constant resurgence of gender related issues reflected a glaring need for the establishment of an independent institution to specifically look into gender issues. This then birthed the Commission, as one of the Chapter 12 Independent Commissions supporting democracy whose objectives are set out in Section 233 of the constitution