Access to justice is an impartial, non-partisan, non-religious and independent group, with a mandate to protect human rights by ensuring easy and non-discriminatory access to courts of law, the transparency of judicial functionaries and the promotion of a worldwide jurisprudence on human rights.


Free access by everyone to a remodeled, revitalized and independent legal and judicial system in Nigeria, possessing the key elements of modernity, strength, uprightness and dependability.

Access to Justice works to defend justice and the rights of individuals and communities to accessible, dependable, fair and impartial justice system, by monitoring and denouncing abuse, advocating reform, expanding rights of access to justice, and strengthening justice institutions. AJ further contributes to shared information on human rights and worldwide development of its jurisprudence.