News/Announcement

Annual Gender and Child Focal Point(GCFP) meeting

The National Commission for Women and Children(NCWC) is organizing Annual Gender and Child Focal...
Posted on: 2020-01-22

8th Zero Waste Hour

The National Commission for Women and Children ,NEC and Tourism Council of Bhutan observed the 8t...
Posted on: 2020-01-01

Dissemination of "Accounting for Unpaid Care Work in Bhutan Report" findings - Paro

The NCWC with support from Asian Development Bank (ADB) conducted a dissemination workshop on the...
Posted on: 2019-12-30

Workshop on the "Accounting for Unpaid Care Work in Bhutan Report"

The NCWC conducted dissemination workshop on the "Accounting for Unpaid Care Work in Bhutan Repor...
Posted on: 2019-12-29

Online survey on Citizen Satisfaction on Key Public service

NCWC APA for 2019 - 2020

NCWC APA for 2018 - 2019

Frequently asked questions

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Which coutries are eligible for adoption in Bhutan?

list of eligible countries for international child Adoption are:

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Belgium
  3. India
  4. Kuwait
  5. Switzerland
  6. Thailand
  7. United States of America
Who can apply for adoption?
What kind of direct services does the Legal Unit of the NCWC provide?
  1. Facilitation and coordination of cases related to violation of rights of women and children.
  2. Facilitation and processing of Adoption of Bhutanese children.
Who may be adopted?

Any Bhutanese child below the age of 18 years may be adopted.

What are the procedures involved in adopting a child
  1. Submission of the application for adoption to the NCWC.
  2. Acceptance or denial of the application for adoption by the NCWC based on the eligibility criteria for adoption.
  3. Submission of a set of documents to the NCWC, if the application for adoption is accepted by the NCW...

Systems of NCWC

Toll Free HelpLine
Call 1098

In line with the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan, CEDAW principles, the Penal Code of Bhutan, the Domestic Violence Prevention Act of Bhutan 2013 and Standard Operating Procedure on Case Management for Women and Children in Difficult Circumstances, Women in Difficult Circumstances refers to

Central Management Information System

To host centralized database system for women and children To provide an integrated solution for data collection, management and reporting for NCWC and its stakeholders. CMIS

Gender Equality System

The GEMS is the first of its kind in South Asia. Data and information on the GEMS can be accessed or updated in different ways by changing different parameters like date of coverage, disaggregation of results, and purpose of reporting by sector and/or agency. Currently, the GEMS will be accessed and used primarily by a network of Gender Focal Points (GFPs) operating at the national sector level as well as at the local government level to plan and report progress on gender-mainstreaming activities.

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