The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare is established to create and promote sustainable socio-economic development opportunities for the attainment of gender equality and well-being of children.
This Ministry is further required to ensure gender equality and equitable socio-economic development of women and men and the wellbeing of children.
To ensure gender equality and equitable socio-economic development of women and men and the wellbeing of children.
VISIONA Namibia grounded on gender equality, care and protection of children.
MISSIONTo create and promote sustainable socio-economic development opportunities for the attainment of gender equality and well-being of children.
- Promote gender mainstreaming in national development procsses and engender the national budget.
- Co-ordinate the development, review, implementation of social development policies.
- Enhance the capacity of communities to identify, plan, and implement sustainable socio-economic activities.
- Promote the generation of sex disaffregated data to guide interventions.
- Enhance collaboration and partnership with the stakeholders for sustainable development
- Promote care and protection of children through development of legislation, policies and guideline in child protection sector
- Guide strategic planning and coordinate programs for children including early childhood development.
- Support capacity strengthening and supervision of staff members at regional and constituency level
- Adhere to obligatory reporting on international conventions on children
- Monitor compliance with the Minimum Standards for Residential Child Care Facilities.
- Conduct Social inquiry and submit reports to courts.
- Promote and coordinate volunteerism and volunteer services
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- Safer Internet Day
11 Feb 2020
- International Women's Day
- 08 Mar 2020
- Day of the African Child
16 June 2020
- World day against Trafficking in Persons
30 July 2020
- Day of the Namibian Child
28 Sep 2020
- 16 Days of Activism Agains GBV
25 Nov 2020
- International Human Rights Day/Namibia Women's Day
10 Dec 2020