Promotion from 1st July 2021. On 2nd July 2021, the Director General of NCWC awarded the Tashi Khadar to three staff who were prom...
Posted on: 2021-07-02
Annual gender and Child Focal Person's Meeting 2021 NCWC conducted the Annual Gender and Child focal person's meeting in two groups from 22 to 23 June and 28 to 29 June 2021. The annual meeting aims to discuss issues, gaps and challenges on gender and child, plan way forward on mainstreaming gender and child issues and provide platform for networkin...
Posted on: 2021-07-29
Public Notice With imposition of immediate lockdown of Thimphu on 12 June, 2021, to prevent the spread of COVID-19 disease after strong indication of disease in the community, the National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) would like to inform the general public that the NCWC will continue to deliver the p...
Posted on: 2021-06-13
Birth Anniversary of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen The NCWC family would like to offer our humble prayers and best wishes to Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen...
Posted on: 2021-06-04

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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