The Ministry of Women & Child Development in India has formulated a draft National Policy for Women. According to Mrs Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Honourable Indian Union Cabinet Minister of Women and Child Development Ministry “This transformative policy will address the needs of women in the New India and also guide the functioning of the Government in decades to come. For the last two years, the Ministry of Women & Child Development has been actively engaged with various stakeholders in formulating a National Policy For Women.” Mrs Maneka Sanjay Gandhi requests concerned citizens to share new ideas for women’s safety and empowerment and participate in developing this policy for women.
Women’s Concern’s Ministry of the National Council of Churches in India invites member Churches, Church leaders, Christian organizations and institutions to respond to Mrs Maneka Sanjay Gandhi’s request and contribute ideas to the policy for transformative change.
Promoting rights to life and dignity of women and children , women’s empowerment and empowering churches to engage in advocacy to end gender based violence is one of the priority mission foci of the National Council of Churches in India
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