Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

An initiative of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED) of Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

Ministry of Women and Children Affairs

Ministry of Women and Children Affairs is mandated to implement various programmes for development of women and children. It works for empowerment of women, gender equality and ending violence against women. The programmes undertaken by the Ministry include capacity building of women, employment, facilitation in labour market participation through small and medium entrepreneurs, etc. Child protection and development is also included in the list of activities. This is one of the most important ministries in implementation of the NSSS. The
vision of the Ministry is “a society with gender equality and child protection”. In order to achieve the vision, the Ministry has the mission of “establishing the rights of women and children and women empowerment through mainstreaming in development”.

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