This department is enshrined to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment as espoused by the Millennium Development Goals through:

  • Ensuring that there is equal treatment (no discrimination) at the workplace for both men and women;
  • Promotion of education and training with regards to gender mainstreaming, equity and equality;
  • Total eradication of  all facets of discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • Empower women to participate in all programmes, actions and leadership.
  • Networking with other women’s organisations.
  • Collaboration with National Gender Forum on national issues and influencing of policy direction.