Powers of NCSW
- To seek & receive information, data & documents from any official source or entity in the course of performance of its functions.
- To enforce attendance of any person and call for production of documents with powers of civil court. (granted under the court of civil procedure, act V, 1908)
- To inspect any jail, sub jail, or other places of custody with prior permission of the provincial government.
- To intervene in institutional procedures for redress of violation of women’s rights.
Chairperson NCSW Ms. Khawar Muntaz chairing Women Human Rights Defenders Congress on 30th December 2016 at Islamabad
Women rights activists from across the country participated in a one-day Women Human Rights Defenders Congress on Tuesday, which was hosted by the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (Poda) in collaboration with the European Union Delegation to Pakistan and UN-Women.