FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WOMEN AFFAIRS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Parent Organization: FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WOMEN AFFAIRS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Type: Ministry

Principal Officers

Dr. (Mrs.) Habiba Muda Lawal

Permanent Secretary

Quick Information

The Ministry

Past Officials of the Ministry

Finances
  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦4,184,514,997.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦1,784,514,997.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦2,400,000,000.00

Contact Information

Establishment Act

National Commission for Women Act, 1989

275_NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR WOMEN ACT _ The Complete Laws of Nigeria.pdf
Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions

Promote the development of women with equal rights and corresponding responsibilities
Stimulate action to promote civic, political, social and economic participation of women
Coordinate and monitor women's programmes
Provide technical and financial support to women non-governmental organizations, especially the National Council of Women Societies.
Review substantive and procedural laws that affect women.
Boost the economic empowerment of women, through provision of equipment and training to women's cooperatives
Promote literacy and health programs for women

Agencies
  1. National Centre for Women Development
Departments
  1. Women Affairs
  2. Child Development
  3. Social Welfare
  4. Rehabilitation
  5. Planning, Reserach and Statistics
  6. Finance and Accounts
  7. Human Resources Management
  8. Procurement Unit
  9. Stores Unit
  10. Internal Audit Unit
  11. Legal Unit
Organogram and details of functional interrelationships between divisions of each MDA
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development
Annex 3
New Federal Secretariat
Shehu Shagari Way
Central Area
P.M.B. 229
Garki
Abuja

enquiries@womenaffairs.gov.ng

+234 9 5237112