(1) The functions, duties and powers of the National Women Commission shall be as follows:
(a) to formulate policies and programs concerning the rights and interests of the women and submit them to the Government of Nepal for implementation.
(b) to monitor as to whether laws concerning the rights and interests of the women and obligations under the international treaties to which Nepal is a party have been implemented, and make suggestions, accompanied by the measures for their effective compliance and implementation to the Government of Nepal,
(c) in order to have the women included in the mainstream of national development and ensure proportional participation in all organs of the State, to assess, monitor and evaluate the existing policies and programs, and make recommendation to the Government of Nepal for their effective implementation,
(d) to carry out study and research work on the legal provisions relating to gender equality, empowerment of women and women, make recommendations to the concerned bodies on reforms to be made on such laws, and monitor the same.
(e) to make suggestions to the Government of Nepal about the preparation of reports to be submitted by Nepal in accordance with the provisions contained in the international treaties or agreements concerning women's rights, to which Nepal is a party,
(f) if it is necessary to file cases against any persons or bodies on matters of violence against women or being subjected to social ill practices or infringement of or deprivation of enjoyment of women's 175 rights, to make recommendations to the concerned bodies to file such cases in courts in accordance with the law.
(2) The National Women Commission may so delegate any of its functions, duties and powers to the Chairperson of the Commission, any of its members or any employee of the Government of Nepal as to be exercised and complied with subject to the specified conditions.
(3) Other functions, duties and powers and other relevant matters of the National Women Commission shall be as provided for in the Federal law. (Art. 253)