Commissions for Women

National Commission for Women

• The National Commission for Women was set up as statutory body in January 1992 under the National Commission for Women Act,1990.


• Review the Constitutional and Legal safeguards for women.

• Recommend remedial legislative measures.

• Facilitate redressal of grievances.

• Advise the Government on all policy matters affecting women.

State Commission for Women

• The State Commissions for Women have been established at the State level along the lines of National Commission for Women at the national level.


• To protect women from violence, atrocities or inhuman or cruel treatment in general.

• It has been endowed with the powers to protect and promote women’s rights throughout the State.

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