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Organizations primarily serve the service, rites and self-esteem, and to serve everyone, to work for the development of everyone. Economic self-rule, social and national self-rule in the main is because the person will be self-reliant, then the society and the country will automatically be self-sufficient and capable. The Department of Women and Child Development, Government of India, came into existence as a separate Ministry with effect from 30th January, 2006, earlier since 1985 it was a Department under the Ministry of Human Resources Development. The Ministry was constituted with the prime intention of addressing gaps in State action for women and children for promoting inter-Ministerial and inter-sectoral convergence to create gender equitable and child-centred legislation, policies and programmes.

 

VISION

Empowered women living with dignity and contributing as equal partners in development in an environment free from violence and discrimination. And, wellnurtured children with full opportunities for growth and development in a safe and protective environment.

MISSION

Promoting social and economic empowerment of women through cross-cuting policies and programmes, mainstreaming gender concerns, creating awareness about their rights and facilitating institutional and legislative support for enabling them realize their human rights and develop to their full potential.2. Ensuring development, care and protection of children through cross-cutting policies and programmes,spreading awareness about their rights and facilitating access to learning,nutrition,institutional and legislative support for enabling them to grow and develop to their full potential.

OBJECTIVES

A. Improve NGOs accessibility and presence at all levels of the United Nations

B. Enhance the effective engagement of NGOs with the United Nations

C. Strengthen the dialogue between the United Nations and Non-governmental organizations

D. Engage NGOs to work together on issues of common interest

E. Education / Capacity Development F. Work in partnership with UN civil society focal points

G. Advocate on the Principles and Goals that NGOs and United Nations share

Women empowerment

The women’s movement and a wide-spread network of non-Government Organisations which have strong grass-roots presence and deep insight into women’s concerns have contributed in inspiring initiatives for the empowerment of women.

Collective action for social change.

Innumerable success stories narrate the potential of collective action to break social barriers that result in a socially just and equitable society. One such notable action is the Self-Help Group movement in India, now established as a proven model to promote women empowerment.

Social Welfare

The Indian government has established an extensive social welfare system. Several programmes designed for betterment and enhancement of quality of life for SC, ST, BC, Minorities, women, etc stand proof to it.

Education is a fundamental human right

Education is the foundation on which the development of every citizen and the nation as a whole built on. The Education domain of the portal provides information on the following topics.