The mandate of the Department is therefore to champion the advancement of women’s socio-economic empowerment and the promotion of gender equality. Through this strategic plan, the Department redefined its



A society that realises the socio-economic empowerment of women and the advancement of gender equality.



Accelerate socio-economic transformation for women empowerment and the advancement of gender equality.



The department pledges to place society at the centre of its work through treating people with respect, conducting ourselves with integrity; being accountable for our actions; striving for excellence and equity in all that we do. In interacting with stakeholders, we will act with fairness, respect and demonstrate teamwork and commitment to the cause. In delivering our mandate we will honour the faith that is placed in us as the Ministry and Department responsible for advancing the cause of women.