Category: Press Centre

Press Release: CREAW petitions Court, seeking disbandment of Cabinet

Nairobi, Kenya, February 21, 2018: Katiba Institute representing Marilyn Kamuru, Daisy Amdany and Center for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW) filed a case to safeguard the rule of law, constitutionalism and safeguard against the slide into state sanctioned anarchy. The case highlights the violation of established law that requires that all State officers and organs have […]

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE RECALLING OF THE LIST OF CABINET NOMINEES

Date: 1st February 2018 On 26th of January 2017, the President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, in a statement to newsrooms announced his new cabinet comprising of, Cabinet Secretaries, Chief Administrative Secretaries and Principal Secretaries. Part of the list of new cabinet appointees has been forwarded to parliament for vetting. Of all […]

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 […]

Haki Yetu, Jukumu Letu Programme - NewsLetter June - August 2017

Haki Yetu, Jukumu Letu Programme | NewsLetter June – August 2017

Center for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW) is implementing a three year (November 2016 – October 2019) project dubbed, ’The Haki Yetu, Jukumu Letu’ project is funded by the Embassy of Netherlands in the counties of Meru and Kilifi. Haki Yetu, Jukumu Letu Programme – NewsLetter (June – August) by Centre for Rights Education and Awareness on Scribd

Access to Justice – Finland NewsLetter | July – Sept 2017

CREAW has been implementing community awareness and empowerment programmes in Kibera aimed at increasing access to justice for survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) while also involving the police, Provincial administration and community members in a participatory approach aimed at reducing instances of sexual and gender based violence. Access to Justice – Finland NewsLetter | […]

Tout, driver get death sentence for sexually harassing female passenger

Victims of sexual harassment and human rights crusaders are celebrating victory after a Nairobi court handed the death sentence to three men who molested a woman inside a minibus in Githurai. The incident in which the three, a matatu driver, a tout and a petrol station attendant molested the female passenger sparked outrage 3 years […]

Huge win for women as Parliament is ordered to pass 2/3 Gender Rule in 60 days

Judge John Mativo found Parliament and the Senate guilty of failing to observe its constitutional mandate of ensuring that no gender shall more than two thirds of elective seats in both houses. The judge gave directions to Parliament and Attorney General Githu Muigai to take steps to ensure the legislation is enacted within the next […]

Analyzing the Gender rule verdict and what it means for the Kenyan woman

Parliament has now been given 60 days to enact legislations effecting the 2/3 gender rule or face dissolution. High court judge John Mutivo says parliament consisting of national assembly and the senate are guilty of failing to enact the legislations that will implement the constitution. The verdict was read this morning at the Milimani courts […]

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 […]