Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities (DWYPD)

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X931, Pretoria, 0001
Physical 268 Lilian Ngoyi Street, Fedsure Building, 1st Floor, Pretoria
Tel 012 359 0000


The mandate of the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities is to lead on socio-economic transformation and implementation of the empowerment and participation of women, youth and persons with disabilities through mainstreaming, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation. The vision of the Department is of a transformed, inclusive society free from all forms of discrimination and capable of self-actualisation.

Its mission is to provide strategic leadership, advocacy and coordination to government departments and the country on mainstreaming socio-economic empowerment of women, youth and persons with disabilities. The Department’s values are tolerance and respect in the workplace, professionalism, continuous learning, integrity, caring, accountability, inclusivity and empowerment.

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