Directorate of Gender

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.

Directorate of Gender is responsible for formulation of gender related policies and regulatory frameworks, gender mainstreaming in public and private institutions, gender-responsive, governance, socio- economic empowerment; promotion and protection of women’s rights; capacity building.