Our approach

HiiL works in partnership with public officials, justice sector professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors to realise people-centred justice and help reach SDG16.3 – equal access to justice for all. Through our work, we help justice practitioners to build solutions which allow people to resolve or prevent their justice problems. This means more people can get on with their lives faster, enhancing their wellbeing and economies.

Our programmes


Making Justice Systems Work for Women: A People-centred Justice Approach  

Globally, justice systems fall short in meeting the diverse needs of women, thereby perpetuating inequality and hindering economic and social progress. However, a people-centred approach to justice offers a pragmatic solution to bridge this gap. This article outlines five essential elements for establishing a national programme focused on enhancing women’s access to justice.

Towards utu-centred justice

In Kenya’s pursuit of people-centred justice, the Social Transformation through Access to Justice (STAJ) Blueprint stands as a beacon of progress and ambition. CEO Sam Muller shares some reflections based on HiiL’s participation in the process.

Year in review 2023

Taking Off in 2024

Our CEO Sam Muller reflects on the past year of people-centred justice and the course set for the year ahead. I took off on a