Ministry of Gender & Child Welfare Policies

Cabinet Decision or Date/Year of Enactment Date of Review Name of Document Purpose/Rationale of Policy(ies)/ Strategies Supporting Documents

1995-2015

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It provides a more detailed account on the review of progress; and appraises the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in Namibia. It looks at progress and achievements made during the implementation period and strategies to address remaining obstacles.

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2004

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To create a framework for protecting and promoting the well-being of all orphans and other vulnerable children.

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2005-2015

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To promote strong and dynamic partnerships in order to accelerate the achievement of gender equality through advocacy, brokering, consensus-building and sharing of knowledge, information and best practice.

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2009

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To evaluate the existence, nature and impact of the problem within a Namibian context

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2010-2020

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To guide actions towards the integration and mainstreaming of gender perspectives in the broad development framework, which will be in line with the objectives of NDP3, as well as the aspirations of Vision 2030

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2010-2020

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To provide mechanisms and guidelines for all sectors and stakeholders for planning, implementing and monitoring gender equality strategies and programmes in order to ensure effective strategies for gender equality and women’s empowerment in Namibia.

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2012-2016

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To reduce the incidence of GBV and improve responses to GBV

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2012-2016

2012- May 2014

• Identify major strategies undertaken to implement the National Plan of Action on Gender-Based Violence 2012-2016. • Highlight the role of major stakeholders in its implementation. • Identify areas of good practices in addressing gender-based violence. • Identify major gaps and challenges experienced in addressing gender-based violence. • Propose policy recommendations to strengthen the implementation of the National Plan of Action on Gender-Based Violence 2012-2016."

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To strengthening the flow of information about how the process works, information about what items are on the agenda, information about each stage of the decision-making process, information that makes law reform proposals more accessible to the public, information about how members of the public can influence the law reform process and information which enables Namibia to learn from the experience of other countries.

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November 2008

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To achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women in the socio-economic, cultural and political development of Namibia.

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to create a framework for protecting and promoting the well-being of all orphans and other vulnerable children; to reduce the vulnerability of orphans and other vulnerable children to HIV, to improve the provision of treatment, care and support for orphans and other vulnerable children living with HIV or AIDS and to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS on orphans and other vulnerable children and their families…..

  • Complementarities

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