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Vices of Discrimination: The Impacts of Vetting and Delays in the Issuance of ID Cards in Kenya

This policy brief aims to highlight the plight of Kenyans who face difficulties in getting identity cards due to their ethnicity. It sheds light on how the discretionary and discriminatory processes they endure delay the issuance of their ID cards and further demonstrates how these delays endanger the wellbeing of the applicants and their families. The brief reveals that these delays have worsened over the past five years.

Uploaded on: Dec 31, 2018
Last Updated: Jan 25, 2019
Year Published: 2018
Author: Mustafa Mahmoud

Resource Tags

Resource Type: Namati Publications Issues: Citizenship & Identification Tool Type: Policy Papers / Briefs Languages: English Regions: Kenya Evaluation Method: Anecdotal Evidence, Observation, Qualitative Case Tracking, Quantitative Case Tracking