The Ministry for Women, Te Minitatanga mō ngā Wāhine
is the Government’s principal advisor on achieving better results for women, and wider New Zealand. The Ministry has four priority areas: more women in education and training; utilising women’s skills; more women in leadership and keeping women free from violence.
The Ministry’s main responsibilities are:
- Policy advice on improving outcomes for women in New Zealand
- Managing New Zealand’s international reporting obligations in relation to the status of women
- Providing suitable women nominees for appointment to state sector boards and committees
- Providing support services to the Minister for Women.