Directorate of Social 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 Social Welfare is responsible for development of social welfare and disability policies and mainstreaming disability issues in public and private institutions in accordance with the national development plan and international obligations.