The Centre for Research, Studies, Documentation and Information on Women (CREDIF) was established by Law No. 78 enacted August 7, 1990 amended and revised by Law No. 121 dated December 29, 1992.
The CREDIF is under the supervision of the Ministry of Women, Family and Childhood. The center is a non-public administrative institution pursuant to decree No. 546 dated March 31, 1997. Financial and administrative management is seized pursuant to decree No. 1986 dated December 27, 1993 amended by decree No. 1205 dated March 31, 1999.