Collection Policy

Collection Rationale:

The Resource Centre of the National Commission on the Status of Women  acquires materials on Gender and Women related researches which may be useful for activists, policymakers, and researchers. By building on areas of existing and proposed strengths, and adding new collections that respond to knowledge needs of our members and subscribers, our collection is committed to developing a distinctive holding  comprising unique materials that will build in specific areas such as gender, women, development, law and policy.

Gifts / Donations

Donations/Gifts are the preferred mode of acquisition for the NCSW Collection.  Members, Administrator, and the Selection Committee  may solicit gifts of materials from individuals and organizations. Staff  members and other members of the Organization and larger community provide assistance in identifying potential donors.

The Resource Centre typically requires an executed agreement gift agreement or alternate instrument of acknowledgement transferring ownership to the library. Loans of materials are generally not accepted, but in special circumstances materials may be accepted on deposit , pending transfer of ownership to the library.


 Acquisitions are also made through the purchase of items selected from dealers and from private individuals or organizations.

Exchange of Library Material

If other institutions are interested in an exchange program with the Resource Centre they may contact us.

Our Publications

Annual Report 2014

Annual Report 2013

Annual Report 2010 to March 2012

Annual Report 2010 to March 2012

Annual Report 2009 to March 2010

Annual Report 2009 to March 2010


Fresh Arrivals

Standardized Indicators Violence Against Women in

Standardized Indicators Violence Against Women in Pakistan