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  • Formulation of policies, programmes and projects, monitoring and evaluation in regard to the subjects of women and children and those subjects that come under the purview of  Institutions listed in Column II (Sri Lanka Women’s Bureau and National Committee on Women, Department of Probation and Child Care Services, National Child Protection Authority and Children’s Secretariat)
  • Adoption of measures for the advancement of women’s quality of life
  • Formulation and implementation of strategies for the enhancement of women’s participation and their representation in the sphere of decision making in public affairs and politics
  • Adoption of measures for empowerment of women with special focus on groups affected by conflict and poverty, and to ensure gender equality and equity
  • Implementation and strengthening of laws and policies for the prevention of women and child abuse
  • Formulation and implementation of policies and programmes for empowerment of women-headed households
  • Accomplishment of Millennium Development Goals
  • Implementation of the Women’s Charter
  • Formulation of policies and programmes on early childhood care and development aimed at bringing up a physically and mentally healthy child, coordination and liaison with provincial level committees, and  monitoring of activities
  • Formulation and implementation of   plans, programmes and projects to promote rights of vulnerable children in line with national policies and international standards, thereby ensuring equal opportunities for them
  • Implementation of the Children’s Charter
  • Implementation of the Sevana Sarana Foster-Parent Scheme
  • Matters relating to all other subjects assigned to Institutions listed in Column II
  • Supervision of the Institutions  listed in Column II (Sri Lanka Women’s Bureau and National Committee on Women, Department of Probation and Child Care Services, National Child Protection Authority and Children’s Secretariat)

Organization Information

Ministry of Women and Child Affairs and Development of Dry Zones

5th Floor, Sethsiripaya Stage 11,
Battaramulla


Mrs. P.W.P.Hiruni
Telephones:+94 11 2 186055
Fax Nos:+94 11 2 187249
Email:secycdwa@gmail.com
Website: www.childwomenmin.gov.lk

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