• Mission/Vision Statement

    Mission/Vision Statement

    Mission: The Gender Bureau representing the interest of women and men at the governmental level ensures that policies, plans and programmes are in place to achieve improvement in the status of women and men and carries out its mandate in collaboration with government and non-government organizations.
  • Responsibilities


    The Bureau of Gender Affairs within the Ministry of Social Services, Community Development and Gender Affairs seeks to promote and advance the concerns of women and gender issues to assist women and men in realizing their full potential through the attainment of gender equity and equality.
  • Brief History

    Brief History

    In keeping with a global response to a call by the United Nations for integration of women in development , the Women’s Bureau was established first as a women’s desk in 1980 with a staff of one-the Director.
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Key Officials

Hon. Catherine Daniel
Hon. Catherine Daniel
Minister for Social Services, Family and Gender Affairs

Melissa Morgan (Ag)
Melissa Morgan (Ag)
Director, Bureau of Gender Affairs

What's New

The Bureau of Gender Affairs of the Ministry of Social Services, Community Development and Gender Affairs, with funding from UNWOMEN, implemented the ...
The Bureau of Gender Affairs is seeking to establish a uniformed data collection system for domestic/gender-based violence in Dominica. The agencies i...
The project was implemented in 2006/2007 by the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DADP) in collaboration with Abilities Unlimited of ...
The Project allowed for the continuation of two research reports which had recently been compiled by the Bureau: Analysis of social indicators to asse...
The Project targeted first to third form students of all secondary and junior secondary schools in Dominica. It aimed to sensitize youth on the issue ...

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