8820 Comm on the Status of Women and Girls
Program Descriptions


The Commission implements its mandate by identifying policies that need legislative or executive action; maintaining and distributing information to the public on California programs and policies designed to impact the status of women and girls; developing and maintaining a liaison with other government agencies and advisory bodies providing technical and consultative assistance to government, non-profit and for-profit entities seeking to 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.