Category: Media Centre

Affirmative action fund lifting the hope of girls in Kilifi

In the rural parts of Kilifi, many girls are at risk of violation; most common is gender based violence (GBV). Over the years, the County has recorded incidences of child pregnancies and child marriages which has remained a major barrier to them accessing and transitioning to higher levels of education. Cases of early pregnancies among […]

Meru women caucus five year strategic plan

With the growing momentum to have women voices amplified at the decision making spaces more so in conversations on policies in the wake of the devolved governance systems, the call to build stronger women movements that speaks with a unity of purpose cannot be over stated. In Meru County, the women Members of the County […]

Meet Beatrice, a lawyer helping survivors navigate through the court processes

Meet Beatrice Njeri, a Kenyan lawyer passionate about helping survivors of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) navigate through the often tedious and strenuous legal processes. “My greatest achievement is when survivors are able to complete their legal journey. I am even happier when they are able to get successful convictions and perpetrators are held […]

CREAW PRESS STATEMENT CONDEMNING THE INCREASED CASES OF GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AND KILLINGS OF WOMEN AND GIRLS

The recent occurrences of the killings and wanton loss of lives in unclear circumstances of women and girls is horrifying and a determinant of lack of respect to the constitutional provisions of respect to human life. Women and girls like many other citizens ought to be valued and not subjected to the grievous acts that […]

Maternal and Neonatal Health – Newsletter (Isiolo-County)

CREAW’s Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) program dubbed Tunza Mama Na Mtoto, which translate to “care for the mother and her newborn baby” is implemented in partnership with Anglican development services of Mt Kenya East (ADSMKE) through funding from DFID and Christian Aid in Isiolo County. The project aims at improving maternal and newborn health […]

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE ATTACK OF MARTHA MIANO – THE RUGURU COUNTY ASSEMBLY OBSERVER AT THE KIAMARIGA POLICE STATION

Gender Based Violence is a gross violation of human rights and should never be accepted or normalized. The Center for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW) condemns in the strongest terms the assault witnessed at the Kiamariga Police station as seen on videos being circulated on various social media platforms and the mainstream media reports. The […]

Bridging the gap of legal aid and psychosocial support services in the community

Counselling and legal aid components are filling a critical gap in services at the community. CREAW provides GBV survivors with psycho-social counseling and advice on a wide range of issues ranging from spousal abuse and defilement, to family neglect. When requested by the survivor, case managers/counsellors usually provide couples counseling and counseling of the perpetrator(s) […]