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Launch of CREAW 2008-2012 Strategic Plan, and Reports
CREAW successfully launched its Strategic Plan in addition to a three reports on Post Election Conflict, Constitution Making and Wife Inheritance, on 3rd October 2008 at its new offices. His Excellency Nicholas Martin Cinto - Spanish Ambassador to Kenya graced the event. Several other dignitaries were present. The launched publications include:
1. Expanding Frontiers for Women's rights in Kenya: CREAW Strategic Plan 2008-2012
The Plan highlights adjustments required to implement activities that are aligned to CREAW's mission that is geared to transform society by empowering women and expanding new frontiers for women's rights and freedoms.
2. Women Paid the price: Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Post-Election Conflict in Kenya
3. Constitution Making- Power Dynamics, Intrigues and Struggles: Kenyan Women Reflect
4. Wife inheritance: A death sentence behind the mask of culture
One Million Signature Campaign
The one Million signature campaign to push for affirmative action was officially launched on 25th May, 2007 - Nairobi on African Women's Day organized by CREAW at Railway Club Grounds, Nairobi.
It was incumbent on each of the over 10,000 that were present to ensure that they sign the petitions which were distributed at the venue of the meeting to enable the same be used a lobbying tool for enactment of legislation on affirmative action.
Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence
Yearly, CREAW under the GBV Network continues to join hands with others to speak out, stand out, and commit to preventing violence against women during the 16 days of activism against GBV which are held from the 25th of November to the 10th of December.
The 2007 theme 'Demanding Implementation, Challenging Obstacles: End Violence against Women' was met with great vigor by various organizations that work to uphold women human rights.
The launch of the campaign was held on the 25th of November at Nairobi Serena Hotel with various victims of GBV sharing their experiences and successes with regard to the same.
CREAW marked out the 16days through community forums in Nairobi's Eastland area. Related Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials including ribbons, budges posters, stickers, postcards, press release and info-packs were distributed and awareness of the theme discussed at the grassroots and highlighted through the media in Kenya. Further CREAW offered Legal aid and counseling services to victims in these meetings. Persons seeking information on Gender-based violence prevalence and prevention were also attended to. CREAW also actively participated in various planning meetings in deliberation of how best to approach the campaign and also took part in various fora held by network partners in Kenya, in support of the cause- COVAW, FIDA KENYA and The CRADLE - Children's Foundation, among others.