Tag: Access to Justice

Bridging the gap of legal aid and psychosocial support services in the community

Counselling and legal aid components are filling a critical gap in services at the community. CREAW provides GBV survivors with psycho-social counseling and advice on a wide range of issues ranging from spousal abuse and defilement, to family neglect. When requested by the survivor, case managers/counsellors usually provide couples counseling and counseling of the perpetrator(s) […]

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 | […]

Women’s issues continue to matter now more than ever because…

Women’s issues continue to matter now more than ever because a huge gender gap exists in many parts of the world today. CAUGHT ON NEWS: Documentary on the Access to justice Programme that seeks to address issues with unequal access to justice through various strategies e.g. Legal representation, capacity building of community members, working through […]

Access to Justice

Overall Objective: To increase access to justice and legal education for all women in Kenya Access to Justice is a two-pronged programme aiming to enhance women’s rights through accessing them justice at both group and individual levels. 1. Public Interest Litigation (PIL). This aims to prompt judicial pronouncements to clarify or declare women’s right on […]