The Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development was established in 1997 to promote the welfare of women, children, improve their civil, political, cultural, social and economic status in the society. In addition, the Ministry also deals with the rehabilitation and reunification of families. The Ministry also offers social services e.g. family tracing, psychosocial, psycho-spiritual and training of disables.
The mandate of the Ministry is to see that persons with disabilities, vulnerable, destitute and people with special needs are taking care of.
The mandate is to ensured that all the four (4) clusters upon which we operate are given meaningful and adequate support.