Delhi Commission for Women

Sex racket busted in Delhi's Aman Vihar, four arrested

The DCW received a call on women's helpline 181 about a prostitution racket being run from a house in his neighbourhood in Aman Vihar, it said.

Apr 20, 2019, 06:44 AM IST

3-year-old girl rescued from alcoholic father who allegedly gave her liquor in milk bottle

The child was admitted to a hospital where doctors found the child's private parts severely infected due to dirty diaper and poor hygiene

Apr 07, 2019, 08:11 AM IST

#MeToo movement: DCW launches separate email id to report cases of sexual harassment

The DCW has set up a separate email id for reporting the complaints at metoodcw@gmail.Com. One can also call 181 for any assistance regarding the same, the DCW said in a statement. 

Oct 14, 2018, 16:12 PM IST

Crime rates escalating due to delay in justice: Nirbhaya's mother

Asha Devi, the mother of the 2012 gang rape victim (Nirbhaya), comments come in the wake of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) issuing a notice to the Tihar Jail authorities over the delay in the execution of the accused.

Sep 11, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

Report any untoward incident to us before it reaches media: Delhi govt to schools

The directive has been given so that quick action can be taken and also there is no "embarrassment" to the education department.

Aug 12, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

Give death sentence to those raping children: Delhi Commission for Women body writes to PM Narendra Modi

The DCW chief is on a one-month Satyagraha to protest against the incident where an eight-month-old girl was raped, demanding implementation of strict laws to curb crime rate against women in Delhi. 

Feb 04, 2018, 06:52 AM IST

Not enough done in 3 years to stop rapes in Delhi: Swati Maliwal

Swati Maliwal, who will complete her term as chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) in the next five months, has said that not enough has been done to put an end to rapes in the national capital.

Jan 18, 2018, 14:49 PM IST

DCW writes to UGC, seeks information on Virender Dev Dixit's institute

DCW chief said strict action should be taken against the management of the institute for wrongly claiming it to be a university.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:28 PM IST

Nirbhaya case: DCW urges PM to formulate stringent laws to curb crime against women

DCW on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to create a stringent law to punish rapists.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:30 AM IST

Delhi Commission for Women issues notice to Vistara Airlines after Bollywood actor alleges molestation in flight

The Delhi Commission for Women on Sunday issued a notice to Vistara Airlines after a Bollywood actor alleged that she was molested in the flight. The panel has sought report from the airline by December 16. 

Dec 10, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

Six arrested for stripping woman who helped bust liquor racket

Identified as Praveen, the woman on Thursday alleged that she was attacked by a huge mob who beat her with irons rods and store and clothes.

Dec 08, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Woman beaten, 'paraded naked' in Delhi for helping authorities bust illicit liquor racket

DCW chief Swati Maliwal summoned Rohini Deputy Commissioner of Police Rajneesh Gupta to appear before it regarding the incident. 

Dec 07, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

DCW issues notice to police over sending back 13 girls to brothels

The Commission issued the notice to Joint Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch, seeking to know the reasons for sending the girls back in violation of the orders of Child Welfare Committee.

Nov 28, 2017, 23:53 PM IST

'What's wrong with Delhi?' Women panel chief fumes over child rapes

DCW Chief Swati Maliwal said she was "fed up" with the increasing number of child rapes in the capital

Nov 07, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

18-month-old girl raped by man in front of his children in Delhi

In a shocking incident, a one-and-a-half-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 33-year-old man in the presence of his two children, the police said on Thursday.

Nov 03, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

DCW sets up committee to check open sale of acid

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has set up an expert committee which will prepare a model programme to check the open sale of acid and rehabilitate acid attack survivors.

Sep 13, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

DCW serves summons to 125 brothel owners in GB Road

 Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Thursday served summons to 125 brothel owners at GB Road, asking them to appear before the commission between September 21-24, along with their original identity proofs and address proofs.

Sep 08, 2017, 08:51 AM IST

Delhi colleges charging high hostel fee, imposing discriminatory rules for girls: DCW

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has alleged that colleges here are charging "high" hostel fee and imposing "discriminatory" rules for girls, and sought Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar's intervention.

Aug 09, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

Man falls in love with sex worker, rescues her from brothel in Delhi

Love is blind! In a rare love story, a 27-year-old woman - a sex worker at GB Road, was rescued by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Thursday.

Jul 07, 2017, 10:41 AM IST

DCW urges Centre to make sanitary napkins tax-free under GST

In her letter to Jaitley, she said all females from the age of 10-12 years till 45-50 years undergo menstruation.

May 20, 2017, 19:56 PM IST