The National Council of Women of Malta was founded in 1964. It is a non-governmental organization comprising individual members and national organizations. It is non-partisan, non-sectarian and independent. It is a co-ordinating body that aims to present a broad and comprehensive view of women''s opinions on matters of public interest. It aims to improve the quality of life for all. In particular it works to promote equality of opportunity for women and enable them to participate effectively at all levels and in all aspects of the life of the community.
The National Council of Women provides a forum for women of different backgrounds and experiences to come together as individuals and as representatives of affiliated organizations, to exchange information and ideas, formulate policy, educate and promote change
•Nature of Organisation
The National Council of Women of Malta is an independent, non-sectarian, voluntary organisation based on adult, individual membership and the affiliation of non-governmental organisations.
•Mission Statement and Objectives
The National Council of Women is a co-ordinating, philantropic body of women that aims to act to improve the status of women and the well-being of society; to present a broad and comprehensive view of women''s opinions on matters of national interest and cultural traditions based on human rights; and to make women more aware not only of their rights but also of their civic, moral, political and social responsibilities to society as a whole.