Women’s Empowerment and Leadership

What is Women’s Empowerment and Leadership?

Women’s Empowerment and Leadership focuses on Women Development in the economy and leadership through activities and campaigns. The department also manages 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.

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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If you have any questions for our staff regarding our programs, services, or other ways you can get involved with our initiatives, we encourage you to get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.