MWCD

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MWCDMinistry of Women and Child Development (India)
MWCDMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
MWCDMuskingum Water Conservancy District
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MWCD's SOPs for cases of missing children, created in the previous reporting period, continued to mandate the transfer of cases not resolved within four months to an AHTU.
Discussions with key informants suggest that there is limited staffing and capacity at MWCD which in turn affects improvement of SRHR of women.
New Delhi [India], Dec 5 ( ANI ): The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) will formulate guidelines for children's hostels, elaborately underlining the minimum standards of care that should be provided to them.
It ensures convergence with various programmes like: Anganwadi Services, Pradhan Mantri Matri Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) of MWCD Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), National Health Mission (NHM), Swachh-Bharat Mission, Public Distribution System (PDS), Department of Food & Public Distribution, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) funded 331 Swadhar projects--which helps female victims of violence, including sex trafficking--and 134 projects and 73 rehabilitation centers in 16 states under the Ujjawala program--which seeks to protect and rehabilitate female trafficking victims--and 238 women's helplines.
Earlier, a decision was taken by the MEA on the recommendations of a three-member committee, comprising officials of the MEA and the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), whether to print the last page of the passport or not.
The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) funded 314 "Swadhar" projects--which covers female victims of violence, including sex trafficking--96 projects under the Ujjuwala scheme--which is meant to protect and rehabilitate female trafficking victims--and 210 women's helplines.
The central government also further empowered the coordination office for anti-trafficking, elevating the stature of the Department of Women and Child Development (DWCD) by creating a Minister of State for Women and Child Development (MWCD).