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.
NCSW Literary Award 2018 for Young Women Writers
National Commission on the Status of Women is pleased to announce its first NCSW Literary Award 2018. The purpose of the Award is to encourage Pakistani women writers promoting women’s rights through their creative writings.
National Dialogue on Gender Gap in Electoral RollsISLAMABAD, Friday, December 15, 2017: The National Commission on The Status of Women (NCSW) organized a high level roundtable of policymakers on ‘Closing the Gender Gap in the Electoral Rolls’ on Friday.
Women's Voting in Upper DirISLAMABAD, Sunday, December 24, 2017: The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) urges the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to declare the result of Union Council Darora, Tehsil Upper Dir, by-elections, held on Thursday, December 21, null and void as women of the area were denied of their basic right to vote.