Organisation Internationale de Droit du Développement

Access to justice in Uganda

13 nov 2019

Access to justice is a pillar of Sustainable Development Goal 16 which aims to promote peaceful, just and inclusive societies. But what does it look like through the country lens? Uganda’s justice-related indicators have improved remarkably over the past few years. At the same time, challenges to access to justice are complex.

As it rolls out its Community Justice Program in Uganda, IDLO examines the barriers to - and opportunities for - securing accessible, quality and sustainable justice services for citizens, particularly the most vulnerable and marginalized members of society.