In line with the Beijing Declaration, Myanmar National Committee for Women's Affairs was established on 3rd July 1996. For implementing the activities, Myanmar National Working Committee for Women's Affairs was formed on 7th October 1996. The respective working committees were formed at different levels all over the country.
To have a broad effective coverage span and to enhance coordination and linkages with the National and International NGOs, Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation was formed on 20th December 2003.
Its mission is to promote the welfare and advancement of women in Myanmar with the aim to enable them to participate fully in the national development. It is a non-governmental organization for the advancement of women in Myanmar, encompassing women of all national races and all walks of life.
Currently, there are 5.2 million members. Our mission: To promote the empowerment and advancement of women as well as to protect their life security.