Cases of crime against children has increased: Govt

The number of cases of crime against children including sexual violence and abuse has increased over the years as per the data maintained by National Crime Records Bureau, the government said on Friday.

Make gender equality an international mass movement: Maneka

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has called for making gender equality an international mass movement, saying it should go beyond being a mere slogan.

Maneka Gandhi to launch Bal Swachhata Abhiyan on Friday

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi will launch Bal Swachhata Abhiyan in the national capital at the Maidangarhi anganwadi on Friday, the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharhar Lal Nehru.

Former Maharashtra minister Subhash Zanak passes away

Subhash Zanak, the Congress MLA from Risod constituency and ex-Cabinet minister of Women and Child Development in Maharashtra government, died at a hospital here, family sources said.

New anti-rape laws will create fear among offenders: Tirath

Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said that the ordinance will definitely create fear among the criminal elements of the society.

Age bar for juveniles will not be lowered: Krishna Tirath

Krishna Tirath said the age bar for juveniles would not be lowered and all persons aged below 18 would be treated as children.

Gang-rape: Tirath assures speedy justice to victim`s family

Krishna Tirath visited a city hospital to inquire about the condition of the 23-year-old gang-rape victim.