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Table 5 Land evictees’ awareness, accessibility and usage of the available recourse mechanisms

From: Realization of the right to adequate food and the nutritional status of land evictees: a case for mothers/caregivers and their children in rural Central Uganda

Variable Number Percentage
Awareness of existent redress or complaint mechanisms available for land evictees (n = 215):
 Yes 161 74.88
 No 54 25.12
Usage of any of the complaint or redress mechanisms after land evictions (n = 161):
 Yes 62 38.50
 No 99 61.50
Authority/organ/individual reported to (n = 62):
 Local council leaders 37 59.67
 Parish or Sub county courts 12 19.35
 Resident District Commissioner 0 0.00
 District Land Officers 0 0.00
 Area police officers 10 16.12
 Others (Area Member of Parliament) 3 4.86