Women and Family Development

What is Women and Family Development?

The Women and Family Development focuses on focuses on Women Development and Family Development and also manages the Women and Family Development Committee, more commonly known as Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Wanita dan Keluarga (JPWK).

Women Development

Women Development advocates for women in Penang to have full and effective participation as well as equal opportunities at all levels of decision making in political and economic life.

Family Development

Family Development gives emphasis to raise awareness on the importance of family values and interactions in order to build a more harmonious society, in line with Penang2030 vision “A Family-Focused Green and Smart State that Inspires the Nation”.

Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Wanita dan Keluarga (JPWK)

The Women and Family Development Committee (Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Wanita dan Keluarga or JPWK) comprise of 15 all-women committee members in the 40 state constituencies in Penang.

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