About Us - MGEPESW
The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare (MGEPESW) is established to create and promote sustainable socio-economic development opportunities for the attainment of gender equality and well-being of children. This Ministry is further required to ensure gender equality and equitable socio-economic development of women and men and the wellbeing of children.
High Level Statements
A caring and inclusive society where all Namibians enjoy a dignified life.
To create, promote an enabling environment and equal opportunities for sustainable socio-economic development for the wellbeing of targeted groups.
To ensure gender equality, poverty eradication and socio-economic development of targeted groups.
- Integrity - Being honest and ensuring systems and procedures are rules compliant
- Teamwork - Working together for the common good
- Empathy - Bringing humanity to our work
- Inclusivity - We strive for excellence and understand that our diversity strengthens us
- Professionalism - To achieve high quality performance that exceeds standards
- Accountability - Taking responsibility for our actions
- Accessibility - Always making ourselves available to meet customers' expectations
Pillars and Strategic Objectives
PILLAR 1: Gender Equality and Related Human Rights Advocacy
SO1: Ensure gender equality, equity and the empowerment of women, girls, boys, marginalized communities and people with disabilities.
SO2: Advocate and promote the related human rights for women, girls, boys, marginalized communities and people with disabilities.
PILLAR 2: Accelerate Socio-Economic Development and Integration of women, girls and boys, marginalized communities and persons with disabilities.
SO3: Strengthen and expand social protection.
SO4: Mobilise communities towards socio-economic empowerment.
SO5: Improve care and protection for children’s wellbeing.
PILLAR 3: Stakeholder Coordination
SO6: Ensure stakeholder communication and coordination.
PILLAR 4: Institutional Excellence
SO7: Develop Integrated Management Information Systems.
SO8: Enhance an enabling environment for high performance culture and service delivery.
SO9: Ensure effective policy and legislative frameworks.
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Minister: Hon. Doreen Sioka
Deputy Minister: Hon. Bernadette Jagger
Deputy Minister: Hon. Royal /Ui/o/oo
Deputy Minister: Hon. Alexia Manombe-Ncube
Executive Director: Ms. Martha Mbombo