The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman is an autonomous and independent authority. Kristina Stenman acts as the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman.
The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman promotes equality and prevents and tackles discrimination.
The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman is the National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings. The task of the Rapporteur is to examine the work to combat human trafficking in Finland as an independent body.
One of the duties of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman as an external and independent authority is to monitor the removal from the country of foreigners being deported or refused entry. The goal of monitoring removal from the country is to develop the forced-return process so that the activity is humane and respects human rights.
The task of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman includes promoting the status and rights of foreign nationals. The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman also plays a special role according to the Finnish Aliens Act in complementing the legal protection of foreign nationals and monitoring the implementation of their rights.