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ministry of gender

Early Childhood Development care and education is widely recognized as having a significant impact on the performance of children's education. It ensure a smooth transition between ECD and pre-primary education. It ensure a smooth transition...

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Child Welfare Programme, In 2007, grants were paid out of 65,000 children up from 28,000 in 2004. Various centres, including eight multi-purpose centres and several recreation and after-school centre were established to accommodate community...

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ministry of gender

Poverty Reduction, the Ministry plays a major role to encourage women and men from disadvantaged communities to embark on income generating activities (IGAs) in order to promote self employment among the urban and rural poor...

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To ensure gender equality and equitable socio-economic development of women and men and the wellbeing of children.


To be the leading institution in ensuring sustained quality of life through equal opportunities for all people in Namibia.


To create and promote an enabling and sustainable environment in which gender equality; child welfare, socio-economic development and well being of all people will be realized.

Our Commitment

We will go an extra milestone to assist you; if we cannot we will refer you to the appropriate institutions. We are trying to make our work as transparent and accesible to the general public as possible.

Our Pledge

Our Pledge Effective partnership towards Gender Equality and well-being of children.

Your Responsibility

To provide us with complete, timely and accurate information. Understand that some problems may take time to be effectively dealt with. Advise the Ministry in a clear and constructive way of any complaints or suggestions for improvement. Effective partnership towards Gender Equality and well-being of children.

Head office contact details

gender_postal_namibiaPrivate Bag 13359, Windhoek,Namibia

gender_physical_namibiaJuvenis Building Independence Avenue


gender_fax_namibia+264-61-238941 / 221304

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