Public Notice


With the announcement of the “24 hours blackout” in 14 Dzongkhags with immediate effect by the Prime Minister's Office, the National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) would like to inform the general public that the NCWC will ensure that our services are available through our helplines till further directives from the government. Owing to the restriction of movement, there could be possibilities where individuals may experience increased stress during this time. Therefore, if you or someone you know is experiencing any form of gender based violence or child protection related issues or require any help including counselling, kindly seek help and support through the following numbers which are available 24/7. Women and Child Helpline, NCWC: 1098 or 77161214 Royal Bhutan Police: 113 RENEW: 17126353 Nazhoen Lamtoen: 1257