NOAA CIVIL RIGHTS OFFICE


Federal Women’s Program (FWP)


The Federal Women’s Program (FWP) is also a regulatory program mandated in 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The primary focus of the Federal Women’s Program is to address the employment needs (i.e., recruitment, training/educational, retention, upward mobility, career counseling, mentoring, developmental details, promotions, etc.) and barriers (i.e., sex discrimination, sexual harassment, equal pay, hostile work environment, gender disparity and stereotyping, or sexism, etc.) of women as they related to Federal employment policies, practices and procedures.