Role & Composition
The role of National Commission on Status of Women (NCSW) is to promote social, economic, political and legal rights of women as provided in the Constitution of Pakistan and in accordance with International declarations, conventions, treaties, covenants and agreements relating to women.
Composition of NCSW
The commission comprises of Chairperson and 2 members each from the four provinces, one each from Islamabad Capital Territory, Federally Administered Tribal Agencies, Gilgit Baltistan & Azad Jammu Kashmir, a representative of the religious minorities & five ex-officio members from Ministries of Law, Finance, Foreign Affairs, Interior & chairperson or designated member of each provincial commission on status of women.
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.