Overview of the Council
The National Women’s Council (NWC), a parastatal body operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, works towards the promotion of women’s empowerment and gender equality.
Objects of the Council as per National Women's Council Act 2016
· Promote women’s empowerment and gender equality
· Ensure and promote the active participation of women in the social, economic and political fields in order to further their overall empowerment; and
· Provide a platform for women to voice their needs, concerns and aspirations.