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Tracing the Journey towards implementation of the Two Thirds Gender Principle

At the core of the Constitution of Kenya (COK, 2010) is the belief that there can only be real progress in society if all citizens participate fully in their governance, and that all, male and female, persons with disabilities (PWDs) and all previously marginalized and excluded groups are included in the affairs of the republic. […]

Women protests, demanding more slots in Cabinet

With the new Constitutional dispensation in 2010, the women of Kenya were hopeful of a new beginning that would enable them participate in the democratic governance of the country. The Constitution of Kenya 2010 created avenues necessitating an affirmative action aimed at reducing gender imbalances in leadership positions. Article 26 (6), 27 (8) and 81(b) […]

Women MPs urged to unite in the fight for gender equality

Women legislators on Friday 12th January converged in Naivasha for an induction workshop. The three day event aimed at “laying the foundation for an effective female legislator” was organized by the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) in partnership with the Center for Rights, Education and Awareness (CREAW), UNWomen, USAID and FIDA among other key actors […]

#NiMama2017 The Largest gathering of women in Kenyan History

On Friday 10th March, 2017 CREAW working with partners( CRAWN TRUST, Kenya Human Rights Commission and the National Women Steering Committee) launched the Ni Mama movement. This was the largest convention of women political leaders ever held in Kenya. The convention brought together over 3,500 women leaders from all over Kenya and from different political […]

Githongo Law Courts Open Day

Centre for Rights Education and Awareness took part in the Githongo Law Courts Open day. The event attended by the presiding judge, Justice Alfred Mabea , Meru Deputy County Commissioner, the Registrar of Magistrates Mr. Peter Mulwa among other guests. The event was meant to sensitize the residents of Meru about court procedures and ways they could […]

Condemning the physical assault and public humiliation of Eunice Wambui an Aspirant in Embakasi South Constituency on 5th February, 2017

We concerned Kenyans comprising heads of Women leagues of political parties, Women aspirants, women MCA’s, parliamentarians, Center for rights Education and Awareness and the Women’s Movement under the auspices of the National Women’s Steering Committee condemn in the strongest terms possible all forms of violence against women and particularly the increasing violence that is being […]