Councils

Disability Council

Disability Council was established in accordance with Act No 2010/8 (Disability Act) by His Excellency the President of the Maldives. The Council reports to the Minister of Gender and Family as outlined in the Act. The Council is mandated to oversee and monitor the implementation of policies related to persons with disabilities.

Members of the Council are:

# Name Position
1 Mr. Ahmed Athif President of Council
2 Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Vice President of Council
3 Mr. Mohamed Mazin Council Member
4 Dr. Ahmed Ziyan Council Member
5 Mr. Ahmed Shamweel Council Member
6 Ms. Samha Naseer Council Member
7 Ms. Ifham Hussain Council Member
Council for Economic Empowerment of Women (CEEW)

The Council for Economic Empowerment of Women (CEEW) was established in 2014 with the objective of providing advice and research, and monitoring the implementation of government policies relating to economic empowerment of women. The Council reports to the Minister of Gender and Family.

Members of the Council are:

Foster panel

Foster panel was established by the Ministry of Gender and Family in 2010 to oversee and determine the placement of children under state care with foster families, in order to facilitate the provision of a home and family environment for children living in shelters.

Members of the panel are:

1. Ifham Hussain
2. Akram Hussain

 

Committees

Committee to addressing complaints lodged under Gender Equality Law

The Committee is established in accordance with Act No 2016/18 (Gender Equality Law) to investigate and take necessary action to address complaints submitted to the Ministry.

All employees, customers and clients of the Ministry, Family and Children Services Centres and Shelters can lodge complaints under this Act. In addition, those who have lodged complaints to their respective employers and are unsatisfied with the response may also submit the complaint to the Ministry under this act.

Complaints should be lodged in writing to the Ministry via the relevant complaints form and can also be emailed to complaints@gender.gov.mv. The Committee shall address and complete investigations of all complaints submitted within 30 days.

Members of this Committee are:

Committee to address complaints lodged under Sexual Harassment Act

The Committee is established in accordance with Act No 2014/16 (Act on Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Abuse) to investigate and take necessary action regarding complaints submitted to the Ministry.  Complaints should be lodged in writing to the Ministry or emailed to hr@gender.gov.mv. The Committee shall address and complete investigations of all complaints submitted within 60 days.

Members of this Committee are:

1. Fazna Shakir
2. Aminath Shirani Naeem
3. Ibrahim Mohamed

Review committee under Right to Information Act

The Review Committee is established in accordance with Act No. 1/2014 (Right to Information Act), to address appeals to review the decisions of the Information Officers of the Ministry.

Committee members are:

  1. Aishath Rasheed
  2. Aminath Shifana
  3. Aminath Shirani Naeem

 

Trust Fund Committee

This Committee is established to regulate and oversee allocation of funds donated to Ministry and shelters, as per the Public Finance Act.
Members of the Committee are:

1. Shidhatha Shareef
2. Aminath Shifana
3. Fathimath Azza
4. Ahmed Imad
5. Hudhoodha Waheed

Bid Committee

Bid Committee is established under the Public Finance Act to evaluate and determine awarding of all bids submitted for procurement of goods and service to the Ministry, Family and Children Service Centres and state care institutions established under the Ministry.

Members of the Committee are:

1. Aishath Rasheed
2. Imran Ibrahim
3. Aminath Mohamed
4. Unaiza Habeeb
5. Fathimath Ziyadha

Human Resource Management and Development Committee (HRMD)

HRMD Committee is established to provide support to the Permanent Secretary and Civil Service Commission in implementation of the civil service regulation and improve the services provided to the public.

Members of the Committee are:

1. Aminath Shifana
2. Aminath Shirani Naeem
3. Akram Hussain
4. Mariyam Sidhmeen
5. Unaiza Habeeb
6. Ahmed Imad
7. Fazza Fuad
8. Ibrahim Mohamed
9. Aminath Suneetha

Intervention Committee

This Committee is established to care and monitor person’s in need located in Male’ city and atolls.

Members of the Committee are:

1. Mohamed Rasheed
2. Fazza Fuad
3. Aminath Mohamed
4. Mohamed Shiham
5. Asiyath Nasooha
6. Nahwaal Noorahdheen