Directorate of Child Welfare

The scope of the mandate of  the Ministry covers gender and women empowernemnt, child and social welfare functions. The Ministry is responsible for formulation and implemenation of policies and leglisations for  promotion of  gender equality, women’s empowernemnt, child protection , social Protection and Social Welfare of the vulnerable groups in general.welfare. To fulfil its mandate it is guided by  core values that are central guiding principles which are take into consideration in the conduct of the Ministry’s business.

The Directorate of Child Welfare is responsible for formulation of policies and development of programmes that promote children’s rights and ensure protection of children from violence, exploitation, neglect and abuse.