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Research and Publications
Running for Political Office- (In collaboration with AMWIK) - An Absolute Must Read for anybody especially women seeking Public office;
Sexuality: Bold, informative and confronting questions that hitherto remain unanswered on our sexuality.
Bride Price or modern day slavery? Is the purported purchase of one human being by another under the guise of bride price a violation of human rights?
Sexual Offences Bill-2006- Simplified versions in English and Kiswahili!
Adolescents : ( In collaboration with GTZ) - All the frequently asked questions on Adolescent Reproductive Health answered in simple informative and down-to-earth language.
Status of Women: Facts and figures on the status of women in Kenya!
Community Awareness and Education
· In 2001, CREAW received an International Award for Community Awareness and in 2004 received the Mayor's Achievers Award for its Campaign against rape.
· CREAW continues its empowerment and community awareness programs at various levels of community with women, men and the youth in general through community mobilization, debates and Forums
· On 25th May 2007, CREAW mobilised and brought together over twelve thousand ( 12,000) women from all over the country to mark the African Women's Day but more importantly to launch the One Million Signature Campaign for Affirmative Action. This was preceded by Provincial Forums that brought together thousands of women clamouring for the same said Affirmative action thus declaring year 2007 the year for Affirmative Action.
· Reclaiming the vulnerable Rape Red Spots by identifying the notorious Red Spots and thereafter mobilizing various stakeholders to reclaim the same for the women and rest of society. This program saw numerous spots reclaimed by reigning in the Duty bearers (police), private sector and City Council to provide security, lighting and strategic interventions respectively, thereby reclaiming these spots for the benefit of the users.
· CREAW successfully implemented the National Civic Education Program and Gender and Governance programs in four out of the seven Provinces in Kenya.
Under a partnership with the Nairobi University Law Faculty, CREAW initiated its Youth and schools outreach programs that have seen extremely powerful debates and conversations on sensitive human rights programs and interventions. This has further led to a Youth mentorship program and out reach in schools with our University students as role models as well as educators on selected topics.
CREAW's internship program has continued to offer Law students as well as other young people the opportunity to develop and test their theoretical skills in programmatic work especially in the criminal justice system. Every three months and in collaboration with the University of Nairobi Law Faculty, CREAW hosts six interns who not only get vast exposure and experience in programs, but also challenge some of their theoretical skills thus getting better insights understanding, lessons and learning's.
Networking and Collaboration
CREAW continues to network with progressive and dynamic networks and organisations that have a shared vision. In this regard, CREAW belongs to several National and Regional Networks thus creating synergy and facilitating information exchange, joint programs of Action on women human rights, as well as joint advocacy programs to push agenda. Some of these Networks include the National Civil Society Congress, The GBV Prevention Network; Mifumi Bride-Price Network; Women Direct; Fathers and Sons against Gender Based Violence among others.
CREAW now has built strong and dependable partnerships with various development partners that has seen the organisation strengthen its programs and out reach for the benefit of its constituents. These include amongst others, the joint funders of the Gender and Governance (GGP) and the National Civic Education Program (NCEP) basket funds; Canadian International Development Aid - Gender Equity Support Project (CIDA- GESP), Royal Netherlands Embassy, the Ford Foundation, Spanish Embassy, UNIFEM, Sigrid Rausing Trust, Christian Aid, and German Technical Cooperation(GTZ).