8820 Comm on the Status of Women and Girls
Program Descriptions


The Commission implements its mandate examining issues that impact California's women and girls through public hearings; monitoring legislation and advising the Legislature and Governor about specific impacts; providing the public with information on women's issues; working with other government agencies and advisory bodies; and collaborating with other organizations that assist women. The Commission's priority issues include, but are not limited to, examining any laws, practices, or conditions concerning or affecting women and girls which impose special limitations or burdens upon them or upon society, or which limit or tend to limit opportunities available to women and girls generally and specifically as it relates to gender equity in the media, educational needs of women and girls, gender in the workplace and employment, health and safety of women and girls, and women in the military, women veterans, and military families.