The National Working Committee on Children and Women under the State Council is made up of ministers from 33 ministries and commissions, including the Publicity Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, State Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the State Ethnic Affairs Commission, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Personnel, the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Water Resources, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Health, the State Family Planning Commission, the State Bureau of Industry and Commerce, the State Bureau of Quality Supervision, the State Environmental Protection Administration, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, the State Press and Publication Administration, the State General Administration of Sport, the National Bureau of Statistics, the State Forestry Administration, the Legislative Affairs Office of the state Council, the China Federation of the Disabled, the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, the All-China Youth Federation, the All-China Women's Federation and the China Association for Science and Technology.
--to coordinate and promote various government departments' work on the protection of the rights and interests of children and women;
--to coordinate and promote the establishment and implementation of the children and women development programs;
--to coordinate and promote the government departments concerned to provide the necessary manpower, money and materials for the work on children and women;
--to guide, urge and examine the work of the working committees on children and women in various provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government.