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Financial independence of women helps curb violence: NCW

 Financial independence of women can help curtail violence against them by as much as 90 percent, National Commission for Women chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam said here on Saturday.

GoMs approves giving civil court powers to NCW

The National Commission for Women (NCW) is set to get more teeth with a Group of Ministers (GoMs) headed by Arun Jaitley approving according powers of a civil court to the body.

NCW Chief condemns harassment of Bengaluru woman at Delhi airport

The National Commission for Women (NCW) Chief on Friday condemned the incident in which a woman from Bengaluru was allegedly harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport.

Two held in Nadia nun gang-rape case, tweets BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi
Two held in Nadia nun gang-rape case, tweets BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi

Two persons have been held in connection with the gang-rape of septuagenarian nun in West Bengal's Nadia district, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Meenakshi Lekhi tweeted on Sunday.

"Attack" on LDF women MLAs in Kerala Assembly: CPI(M) MPs approach NCW

Two CPI(M) women MPs have approached the National Commission for Women (NCW) seeking its immediate intervention in the issue of alleged "physical and mental harassment" of LDF women MLAs by ruling UDF MLAs in the Kerala Assembly on March 13.

"Attack" on LDF women MLAs: CPI(M) MPs approach NCW

Two CPI(M) women MPs have approached the National Commission for Women (NCW) seeking its immediate intervention in the issue of alleged "physical and mental harassment" of LDF women MLAs by ruling UDF MLAs in the Kerala Assembly on March 13.

NCW records statement of Bengal woman tortured by police

A National Commission for Women (NCW) team led by Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam Saturday recorded the statement of the woman who was allegedly tortured by policemen in West Bengal`s Birbhum district.

NCW 'paralysed' under Modi government: Mamata Sharma

National Commission for Women has become "paralysed" under the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre, its former chairperson Mamata Sharma has alleged.

Ensure safety of girl child: NCW urges government

 The government, civil society and other stakeholders must work together to ensure a safe future for girls in every part of India, NCW chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam said Wednesday.

NCW slams AMU VC over controversial remark on girl students

The National Commission for Women on Wednesday slammed the Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University for his controversial remarks that girls' entry in the library will attract more boys.

Proposal to legalise prostitution to be placed before SC panel: NCW

National Commission for Women (NCW) Chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam Wednesday said that proposal for legalising prostitution in India will be placed before the Supreme Court constituted panel Nov 8.

Law Minister says no to proposal to give arrest power to NCW

The Law Ministry has red flagged a proposal to provide the National Commission of Women punitive powers to arrest and penalise people guilty of harassing women and ignoring summons.

FIR filed against KJ Yesudas for remarks against women clad in jeans

An FIR has reportedly been filed against legendary singer and Padma Vibhushan awardee KJ Yesudas regarding his statement about women wearing jeans.

Lalitha Kumaramangalam appointed new NCW chief

Lalitha Kumaramangalam was on Wednesday appointed as the new chairman of the National Commission for Women (NCW).

Rohtak suicide case: Unfortunate that girls have to take such steps, says NCW member Shamina Shafiq

Referring to the suicide of Rohtak girls after alleged harassment, National Commission for Women (NCW) member Shamina Shafiq on Wednesday said that it is unfortunate that despite the presence of laws to protect girls, they have to take such extreme steps.

UP Govt should take Meerut gang rape incident seriously: Mamta Sharma

National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Mamta Sharma said on Tuesday that the Meerut gang rape incident should be taken seriously by the Uttar Pradesh Government.

Bihar shocker: Woman stripped, beaten up in front of cops; CM orders probe

In yet another shocking incident, a middle-aged woman was stripped and badly thrashed by some unidentified men in a village in Bihar`s Jehanabad, just 50 kilometres away from the state capital, late on Wednesday night.

NCW members meet Pipili gang-rape survivor in hospital

After meeting a minor gang-rape survivor here, National Commission for Women (NCW) members have said they will suggest "tough" recommendations to the NCW for taking stringent action against those responsible for the girl`s plight.

Centre mulling proposal to give NCW power to arrest

The NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is mulling a proposal to give punitive powers to arrest, search and seize to NCW in matters of domestic violence, police apathy and sexual harassment at work place.