Cohesion Building: Youth Promoting Respect for Diversity in Five Informal Settlements in Nairobi

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Kenya is a country of diversity ranging from ethnic to gender, language, class, political affiliation, and religion among others. Unfortunately, conflicts along diversity fault lines are far too common due to failure to embrace and manage our differences. In almost all election years, ethno-political violence rears its ugly head, leaving in its wake a wave […]

Launch of Women MCA’s Handbook

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On 29th October 2018, CEEC with support from GIZ-CPS launched a handbook titled; Promoting Gender Inclusive Governance: A Handbook for Women Members of County Assembly at the Emory Hotel in Nairobi. The launch brought together Women MCA’s from Muranga, Kiambu, Nairobi, Makueni, Kirinyaga and Baringo Counties. The handbook is a simplified guide for women MCAs […]

P-FiM Training

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CEEC has since 2014 been implementing gender based violence prevention and response as well as governance projects in Burnt Forest, Uasin Gishu County with support from GIZ-CPS. To avoid the communities’ dependence and enhance the sustainability of the work that CEEC has done, a People First Impact Method (P-FiM) http://p-fim.org/  training for 25 community members […]

Promoting Gender Inclusive Governance

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With the support of GIZ-CPS, CEEC implemented the project Building the Capacity of Women MCAs from Nairobi and Kiambu Counties to Promote Gender Inclusive Governance between June and October 2018. The activities under this project were; a series of three days’ trainings between June and July 2018 for a total of 38 women MCA’s, networking […]

Giving Women a Voice: Advocacy against Electoral Violence towards Women Candidates

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On 19th and 20th September 2017, seventeen women from Murang’a and Nairobi Counties who vied for the MCA seats during the 2017 General Election converged at Sagana Getaway resort to share their experiences. They gave harrowing accounts of violence perpetrated against them and members of their families. They also narrated how the entire electoral process […]

Murang’a Women Aspirants’ Evaluation Meeting: Women and Devolved Governance Project Phase 2

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12 Murang’a County Assembly women aspirants met at Eton Hotel in Thika on  24th April 2017 for an evaluation meeting concluding the second phase of the GIZ/CPS funded project Women and Governance: Building the capacity of Murang’á County Assembly Women  Aspirants to vie for the 2017 General Election. The meeting sought to review the project […]