National Commission on Status of Women

National Commission on Status of Women

National Commission on Status of Women (NCSW) is a Pakistani statutory body established by the President Pervez Musharraf, under the XXVI Ordinance dated 17 July 2000.

The main objective of the Commission is the emancipation of women, equalization of opportunities and socio-economic conditions amongst women and men and elimination of all sorts of discrimination amongst women. The main functions of the Commission include the examination of the policy, programmes and other measures taken by the government for women development and the review of all policies, laws, rules and regulations affecting the status and rights of women and gender equality in accordance with the Constitution.

At the present time, Mrs. Anis Haroon is the Chairperson of NCSW.

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