The National Commission for women was set up in 1992, towards the empowerment of women.
(i) The National Commission deals with a variety of issues relating to women's rights and their promotion.
(ii) Its activities include review of legislation, intervention in specific individual complaints of atrocities and remedial action to safeguard the interest of women wherever possible.
(iii) The commission can probe into such matters on their own initiative, on the basis of information through press or electronic media or some other sources.
(iv) The commission can ask the concerned state governments to get the complainant justice or rectify the violation of their right.
In this way, The National Commission for Women is an attempt to improve the status of women and work towards the empowerment of women.