National Commission for Women

 

  • It is a statutory body established under National Commission for Women Act, 1990
  • Established in 1992
  • It is apex national level organization of India with the mandate of protecting and promoting the interests of women.
  • It has wide responsibility covering almost all aspects of women development.
  • It also reviews constitutional and legal safeguards for women.
  • It recommends remedial legislative measures, advise Government on all policy matters affecting women and facilitate redressal of grievances related to women.
  • It regularly publishes monthly newsletter, Rashtra Mahila, in both Hindi and English.

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