Sri Lanka Ministry of Women & Child Affairs and Social Security Dept. Govt. of Colombo | News & Updates
Sri Lanka Ministry of Women & Child Affairs and Social Security Dept. Govt. of Colombo | News & Updates

Sri Lanka Ministry of Women & Child Affairs and Social Security Dept. Govt. of Colombo | News & Updates

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The Ministry of Women and Child Affairs (MWCA) was established as per the Gazette Extraordinary No. 1933 of 9th September 2015. Sri Lanka Women’s Bureau, National Committee on Women, Department of Probation and Child Care Services, National Child Protection Authority and Children’s Secretariat are the Departments and Statutory Institutions under the Ministry.

Sri Lanka Ministry of Women & Child Affairs and Social Security Dept. Govt. of Colombo | News & Updates
Sri Lanka Ministry of Women & Child Affairs and Social Security Dept. Govt. of Colombo | News & Updates

Major responsibilities according to the Gazette

  1. Formulation of policies, programmes and projects, monitoring and evaluation in regard to the subjects of women and children and those subjects that come under the purview of  Institutions listed in Column II (Sri Lanka Women’s Bureau and National Committee on Women, Department of Probation and Child Care Services, National Child Protection Authority and Children’s Secretariat)
  2. Adoption of measures for the advancement of women’s quality of life
  3. Formulation and implementation of strategies for the enhancement of women’s participation and their representation in the sphere of decision making in public affairs and politics
  4. Adoption of measures for empowerment of women with special focus on groups affected by conflict and poverty, and to ensure gender equality and equity
  5. Implementation and strengthening of laws and policies for the prevention of women and child abuse
  6. Formulation and implementation of policies and programmes for empowerment of women-headed households
  7. Accomplishment of Millennium Development Goals
  8. Implementation of the Women’s Charter
  9. Formulation of policies and programmes on early childhood care and development aimed at bringing up a physically and mentally healthy child, coordination and liaison with provincial level committees, and  monitoring of activities
  10. Formulation and implementation of   plans, programmes and projects to promote rights of vulnerable children in line with national policies and international standards, thereby ensuring equal opportunities for them
  11. Implementation of the Children’s Charter
  12. Implementation of the Sevana Sarana Foster-Parent Scheme
  13. Matters relating to all other subjects assigned to Institutions listed in Column II
  14. Supervision of the Institutions  listed in Column II (Sri Lanka Women’s Bureau and National Committee on Women, Department of Probation and Child Care Services, National Child Protection Authority and Children’s Secretariat)

Supervision of the institutions listed in column II (Sri Lanka Women’s Bureau and National Committee on Women, Department of Probation and Child Care Services, National Child Protection Authority and Children’s Secretariat)

Vision

A strong nation of women and children with ensured rights that contributes towards sustainable development . 

 History of the MinistryYear
 Women’s Bureau in Sri Lanka was 1st established under the Ministry of Plan Implementation1978
 Women’s Bureau in Sri Lanka was re-established under the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and Teaching Hospital1983
 Ministry of Women’s Affairs. (Separate Ministry)1997
 Ministry of Women Empowerment and Social Welfare2004
 Ministry of Child Development and Women’s Empowerment2006
 Ministry of Child Development and Women’s Affairs2010
 Ministry of Women’s Affairs.2015
 Ministry of Women and Child Affairs2015

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  • Ministry of Women & Child Affairs and Social Security.
  • 5th Floor, Sethsiripaya Stage II,
  • Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Women Development


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  • Micro Credits
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  • Ensuring Child Protection by strengthening Families

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