Category: Women Leadership and Governance

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 […]

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 […]

Strengthening women representation in leadership at various levels

This month’s newsletter highlights current continous work in the women and leadership program giving an insight on what benefits the skills training has had on the women in terms of influencing their thoughts and actions geared towards bettering their community. From the interactions it was noted that fewer women leaders is a resultant of lack of skilled training aimed […]

Strengthening women Leadership in Meru and Nyeri – Newsletter

In September 2015 CREAW – Centre for Rights Education and Awareness – launched a 36 months long project titled Strengthening Women Leadership, with the objective to get more women appointed to positions of leadership. The project focuses on the counties of Meru and Nyeri and relies on constitutional article 81(b), which states that one gender […]