Category: Press Release

Strategic Plan 2019 – 2023 (Abridged Version)

The Plan outlines CREAW’s vision and ambitions and key interventions for achieving them. The choices contained  in the Plan are largely informed by the lessons learnt, conclusions and recommendations from the analysis of CREAW’s operating context. Drawing from lessons learnt from our past practice, and building on our track record, this Strategic Plan seeks to effectively position CREAW […]

STATEMENT ON THE INCREASING CASES OF FEMICIDE IN KENYA

In light of Ivy Wangechi’s murder and in solidarity with all the victims of femicide in Kenya, we wish to state the following; Our condolences go out to the families, friends and all those who knew Ivy Wangechi. Her killing comes at a time when Kenya is grappling with high prevalence of cases of femicide […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]