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March 29, 2019by CREAW0

At the core of the Constitution of Kenya (COK, 2010) is the belief that there can only be real progress in society if all citizens participate fully in their governance, and that all, male and female, persons with disabilities (PWDs) and all previously marginalized and excluded groups are included in the affairs of the republic.

April 1, 2018by CREAW0

The baseline report on ‘Haki Yetu, Jukumu Letu’ Gender Based Violence in Meru and Kilifi Counties is one among these initiatives that aims to support policymakers and relevant institutions in their efforts to combat and prevent gender based violence in Kenya. It provides comparable data and information for effective, evidence-based project planning, decision-making and policy and legislation improvement among other core goals of this report. It further seeks to identify the challenges in operationalization and their impact on effectiveness so as to inform the strategies
and interventions of criminal justice system actors in particular and thereby guide the coordination
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Kilifi and Meru Counties of efforts going forward within the target Counties where the project is being implemented.

Baseline Report – Meru and Kilifi Counties 2017 by Centre for Rights Education and Awareness on Scribd

October 1, 2016by CREAW0

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 constitution stating that that one gender cannot make up more than two-thirds of the members of elective public

October 1, 2016by CREAW0

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 at enhancing women leadership.

October 1, 2016by CREAW0

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 cannot make up more than two-thirds of the members of elective public bodies.

August 31, 2016by CREAW0

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.