The Women’s Development Division has a total of 8 staff manning the Division. The Division is headed by a Director for Women who is supported by a National Training Coordinator, an Eliminating Violence against Women Coordinator, a Gender Equality and Women’s Development Coordinator and 4 Provincial Development officers.
The Women Development Division key roles are;
- In collaboration with stakeholders, implement, review/formulate and coordinate national policies related to women and gender and our international commitments, especially CEDAW.
- Coordinate national level planning and collaborate in programme implementation on gender and women’s development and support similar work in provinces.
- Collaborate with other Divisions, organizations and development partners on research, reviews, evaluation and data collection on issues of concern to women, and disseminate information on women and gender to all focal points.Provide assistance, skills and training at national, provincial and community levels, including financial and technical assistance to women and women’s groups as and when possible.
Identify needs and support special initiatives for women where existing institutions and agencies are unable to meet.