The vision of the Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities is:
“A fully inclusive society free from unfair discrimination, inequality, abuse and exploitation.”
This means that all efforts of the Department, and the manner in which it coordinates with relevant stakeholders in the public sector, private sector, corporate world and civil society, as well as the manner in which it provides oversight on gender, disability and children’s issues in the country, will be geared towards ensuring a society that is non-sexist, non-racist, inclusive, human rights-based and conducive to the advancement, development, promotion and protection of women, children and people with disabilities.
To drive Government’s equity, equality and empowerment agenda for women, children and people with disabilities through an integrated approach to accelerate the realisation of their human rights.
The following are Batho Pele based values that will guide the approach of work in the DWCPD:
The DWCPD will strive towards the empowerment of women and people with disabilities, as well as the promotion of the development of the human potential of children with commitment, dedication and perseverance. The Department will seek to ensure that the recognition and entrenchment of the rights of targeted groups, access to service delivery and new development opportunities and human rights are availed through service delivery systems in government departments.