1. DWD carry out programmes / activities to increase awareness and understanding on capacity building for women through Forums, Seminars, Dialogues and Workshops;
2. Expand capacity advancement programme for women in institute of higher learning and women in rural areas, Orang Asli Villages, estates and Chinese new villages;
3. Provide Treasury’s Special Assistance Grants to assist NGOs to implement various programmes / activities that support capacity building for women;
4. Disseminate information extensively through print and electronic media to raise awareness about violence against women and legal literacy;
5. Organise International Women’s Day Programme on 8th March every year;
6. Organise National Women’s Day Programme on 25th August every year;
7. Organise the International Day to Address Violence against Women Programme on 25th November every year; and
8. Increase number of programmes / activities that are organised in collaboration with strategic partners or NGOs down at the grassroots level.
1. Provide courses and skills training for women via I-Kit and I-Keunita Programme and other programmes that are conducted for them to begin small scale business activity and entrepreneurship at the grassroots level; organize Meet the Clients Day to reach out to women in rural areas, aborigin’s settlements, estates and the Chinese new villages;
2. Expand the training methods and introduce more comprehensive skills to add value to the basic programmes such as I-KIT and I-Keunita;
3. Provide advisory services and financial assistance to women who have the potential to become small-scale entrepreneurs;
4. Conduct Entrepreneurial Mind set Shift Programme: “U-Boleh”;
5. Hold Dialogue Sessions on Empowering Single Mothers;
6. Organise Upskilling and Reskilling Programmes; and
7. Expand the network of strategic partnerships with government agencies, NGOs and private sectors.
1. Provide a support system in the form of skills training for women through Economic Development programmes such as the Single Mother Skills Incubator (I-KIT) and Women Entrepreneurship Incubator (I-Keunita); and
2. To encourage more women to become entrepreneurs in line with the objectives of the National Key Result Areas (NKRA); and
3. Expanding community outreach programmes to attract more women in rural areas, aboriginal settlements, estates and Chinese community new villages to participate.