Varun Gandhi backs mother Maneka on amendment of Juvenile Justice Act

Giving voice to his mother and Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi`s statement on amendment of Juvenile Justice Act, the BJP`s Sultanpur MP Varun Gandhi on Monday said that there should be no difference between adults and juveniles in rape cases.

NCW demands resignation of Law Minister

The National Commission for Women today took suo motu cognisance of media reports that some women foreign nationals were allegedly forcibly held captive and made to undergo medical tests to find out if they had consumed drugs on the orders of the Law Minister.

Can`t meet Delhi rape victim`s family `on a holiday`: NCW chief Mamata Sharma

In a case reminiscent of horrific December 16, 2012 gang-rape, a five-year-old girl was held captive and raped by her neighbour in Delhi.

‘Serious lapse but won’t affect Delhi gang-rape case`

The NCW chairperson Mamata Sharma on Monday demanded a thorough probe by competent authorities to ascertain what pushed Ram Singh, a key accused in Delhi gang-rape case, to commit suicide.

NCW writes to UP govt, raises questions over law and order

Chairman of National Commission for Women Mamata Sharma criticised the "deteriorating" law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and asked the government to take some immediate action.

Gang-rape victim a martyr for cause of women`s safety: NCW

Calling the 23-year-old gang-rape victim a "martyr" for safety of women, the National Commission for Women (NCW) sked both civil society and the government to work together to stop such crimes in the future.

NCW chief seeks executive powers

The Act that set up the
NCW should be changed to give executive powers to the NCW instead of the present recommendatory powers only, NCW chairperson Mamata Sharma said here Friday.

NCW chief visits Geetika`s house, assures free legal support

National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Mamata Sharma on Thursday visited the house of former airhostess of MDLR airline Geetika Sharma who committed suicide.

Women`s activists demand removal of NCW chairperson

Rights activists demanded removal of Mamata Sharma from the post of chairperson of National Commission for Women.

Guwahati molestation: NCW chairperson meets Gogoi

Chairperson of the National Commission for Women Mamata Sharma met Assam CM Tarun Gogoi over the GS Road molestation of a teenage girl here July 9.