Category: Wajibu Wetu

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 […]

RAPID ASSESSMENT: Women Leadership and Governance in Meru and Nyeri counties

Gender equality is not only fundamental right but it is increasingly becoming aware that alienation of any particular gender suppresses about half of the global population and isolates them from participating in, and benefiting from development. Gender equality has therefore been realized to be a necessary precursor towards sustainable development.