Category: Press Centre

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 […]

Improve access to justice for women and girls survivors of Gender based Violence in Kibera

An agreement with Her Excellency Ambassador Ferdandez (Embassy of Finland in Nairobi)and Executive Director Wangechi W. Moegi to improve access to justice for women and girls survivors of Gender based Violence in Kibera and its environs for the next 2 years. With this support Centre for Rights Education and Awareness – Kibera office will continue to […]

Achievements and Challenges in Strengthening Women Leadership

In Kenya, one indicator of gender inequality is the small number of women in decision making positions and other national governance structures. Following the March 4th 2013 General elections, at the county level only 82 women out the total 1,450 County Assembly Ward Representatives were elected and only 6 women were successful in their bids as deputy governors. This despite the […]

Skills training of political and non-political women leaders

Training by Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW) supported by Forum Syd Kenya in actualizing the 2/3 gender principle, the best solution is to have more women seek to be elected and therefore increase the chances of having more women in influential positions. For this to happen women have to be facilitated with knowledge skills and […]