Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development

The Mandate of the Ministry is to mobilize and empower communities to harness their potential, while protecting the rights of vulnerable population groups;

The Ministry promotes issues of labour productivity and employment, social protection, gender equality, equity, human rights, culture and empowerment; overall, the Ministry aims to achieve a better standard of living, equity and social cohesion;

The Ministry is responsible for the protection and promotion of the rights of the vulnerable population, addresses gender inequalities, labour and employment as well as community mobilisation and empowerment. Therefore the Sector plays a fundamental role in creating demand for social services and laying a foundation for other sectors to improve their outcomes.