kindergarden-children-and-teacherThe Women and Gender Affairs Department is one of the key operational Department charged with the responsibility of promoting women’s advancement at both State and National levels.

The Department undertakes the coordination of all activities that relate to the advancement active participation of Kaduna women in Kaduna state Development and overall gender mainstreaming in all aspects of public life. It promotes policy formulation and programme implementation aimed at integrating women into all sectors of development in order to achieve government’s targets and intentions.

To achieve the set goals, the Department works in close collaboration with Gender Desk Officers in line Ministries and Agencies, Women Non-Governmental Organisations and Cooperative Groups, United Nations, Civil Society Groups, Legislatures and International Development Agencies.