Tag: Gender Based Violence

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 […]

Affirmative action fund lifting the hope of girls in Kilifi

In the rural parts of Kilifi, many girls are at risk of violation; most common is gender based violence (GBV). Over the years, the County has recorded incidences of child pregnancies and child marriages which has remained a major barrier to them accessing and transitioning to higher levels of education. Cases of early pregnancies among […]

Meet Beatrice, a lawyer helping survivors navigate through the court processes

Meet Beatrice Njeri, a Kenyan lawyer passionate about helping survivors of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) navigate through the often tedious and strenuous legal processes. “My greatest achievement is when survivors are able to complete their legal journey. I am even happier when they are able to get successful convictions and perpetrators are held […]

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 […]