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Access to justice in Kenya: experience and perception

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

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.