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Access to justice in Kenya: experience and perception

12 Sep 2020 Kenya
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Findings from Afrobarometer Round 8 survey in Kenya in 2020.

At a glance

  • Slightly more than half of Kenyans trust courts of law somewhat or a lot
  • Kenyans embrace out of court settlements in seeking justice compared to courts of law and tribunals.
  • Overwhelming majority of Kenyans are satisfied with justice outcomes from the various avenues from where they seek justice.
  • Less than one in 10 Kenyans have had contact with government courts in the past two years.