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Year: [2017-06]

Result for the post of Project Manager

Mr. Tashi Dendup (CID No.10607001661) has been selected as the Project Officer, Children Division, National Commission for Women and Children through an interview selection procedure held on June 13, 2017

Joining date will be informed by email.
  13-Jun-2017     Vacancy

Key gender terms and concepts

Gender and Sex

Sex refers to the biological differences between male and female bodies. Gender refers to the sociologically and culturally based distinction between men and women. One‘s gender is therefore most often comprised of those roles and attributes that are not purely “natural” or biologically determined, but are rather dictated by norms and traditions. Because gender is not biologically given, the attributes of both male and female gender can (and do) change over time and across cultures. It is also important to emphasize that the concept of gender is not interchangeable with women. Gender refers to both women and men, and the relations between them. Promotion of gender equality should concern and engage men as well as women.

Gender Analysis

Gender analysis is a critical examination of how differences in gender roles, activities,needs,opportunities and rights/entitlements affect men,women,girls and boys in certain situation or contexts. Gender analysis examines the relationships between females and males and their access to and control of resources and the constraints they face relative to each other. A gender analysis should be integrated into all sector assessments or situational analyses to ensure that gender based injustices and inequalities are not exacerbated, and that where possible, greater equality and justice in gender relations are promoted.
  08-Jun-2017     Information

Shortlisted Applicants for post of Project Manager

The National Commission for Women and Children is pleased to announce that five (5) applicants are shortlisted for the post of Project Manager.Result shortlisting are notified through email.
The NCWC would like to thank all applicants who have applied for the post advertised.

For further information/ clarification, please contact Shera, HR Section, NCWC at telephone number 334549/334553 during the office hours.
  06-Jun-2017     Vacancy

Public notification on Rule 30 of the Child Adoption R&R 2015

This is in accordance with the public notification No. 2(3) NCWC/2013-2014/1330 dated March 3, 2015, with regard to the enforcement of the Child Adoption Rules and Regulations, the Child Care and Protection Rules and Regulations and the Domestic Violence Prevention Rules and Regulations of Bhutan, 2015. In this regard, the section on qualifying criteria for the inter country adoption on Rule 30 of the Child Adoption Rules and Regulations of Bhutan, 2015, has been amended in the best interests of the child and to monitor the continued well being of the adopted child.

The existing Rule 30 of the Child Adoption Rules and Regulations of Bhutan, 2015 states:

"In accordance with Section 30 of the Act, foreign nationals of a country where a Bhutanese Embassy/Consulate/Mission/Designated Representative is located may apply for adoption."


The above Rule is amended as follows:

"In accordance with Section 30 of the Act, in the best interest of the child and to monitor the continued wellbeing of the child, only applications for adoption of a Bhutanese child by foreign nationals from countries where an Embassy or Mission of the Royal Government of Bhutan is located, shall be received. If one of the adopting parent is not from a country where there is an Embassy or Mission of the Royal Government of Bhutan, the application shall be put up to the highest authority of the Competent Authority."

The above amendment was endorsed and approved by the National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) during its 9th Commission Meeting held on 9th February, 2017. Therefore, the NCWC would like to notify the general public that henceforth any inter-country adoption shall be governed by the above amended section.
  05-Jun-2017     Announcement
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