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National Commission for Women

Physical torture, no treatment for HIV patient: Women's commission report on shelter homes

Out of 26 Swadhar Greh, only one is running as per the guidelines of the scheme, according to the report submitted to the NCW by the inspection committee.

Dec 17, 2018, 15:04 PM IST

Woman killed for objecting to smoking: NCW seeks report

The deceased and her family were on their way to Bihar for taking part in Chhath puja festivities.

Nov 13, 2018, 00:21 AM IST

Most women go through sexual harassment, should report to police: NCW chief Rekha Sharma on #MeToo movement

In a statement, Sharma pointed out that if women who have been victims of sexual assault and harassment don't complain then the predators get a reason to do the same with other women.

Oct 10, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

After churches, minorities panel opposes NCW's call for ban on 'confessions'

According to the National Commission for Minorities, confessions in churches are an integral part of Christianity and cannot be interfered with.

Jul 29, 2018, 08:00 AM IST

National Commission for Women rejects survey that said India is most dangerous place for women

The survey had said women were safer in Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia and Saudi Arabia than they are in India. 

Jun 27, 2018, 08:18 AM IST

NCW, Airbnb to create livelihood options for northeast's women

10 women from Meghalaya, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh will be trained by Airbnb and provided with livelihood opportunities in tourism, hospitality and other skill-oriented initiatives.

Jun 11, 2018, 17:56 PM IST

A doctor may just have demolished the 'semen balloon' story on Twitter

Throwing balloons at people without their consent is wrong. Don't throw balloons at people without their consent.

Mar 02, 2018, 15:14 PM IST

NCW rushes team to LSR after ‘semen-filled’ balloons thrown on students

The incident came to light when one of the students of Lady Shri Ram College reported that a balloon “filled with liquid” was thrown on her and “it dried white” on her black leggings.

Feb 28, 2018, 21:33 PM IST

Shocking: At least 2 women harassed at work daily in 2017, says women's panel

At least two women faced harassment at workplace daily in India in 2017, states the National Commission for Women (NCW). 

Dec 17, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Women's rights body examining complaint over Hardik Patel's sex videos

The apex body for women's rights National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday said it is examining a complaint against Patidar quota stir leader Hardik Patel over the purported sex videos of him that surfaced on social media.

Nov 24, 2017, 21:16 PM IST

Kerala 'love jihad' case: Hadiya's father does not allow state women commission to meet her

The chairperson of Kerala State Women's Commission was on Monday denied permission to visit Hadiya, the Hindu woman from Kerala who converted to Islam after marrying a Muslim man.

Nov 20, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

Kerala love jihad: Hadiya is doing well, there's no security threat, says NCW chief

National Commission for Women acting chairperson Rekha Sharma on Monday met Hadiya, the Hindu woman from Kerala who converted to Islam after marrying a Muslim man.

Nov 06, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

Marriage is not an exemption to protect children from sexual offences: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that to protect children from sexual offences, marriage is not an exemption under the law, even though section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (which defines the offence of rape), cites that intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife not below 15 years, is not rape. 

Sep 01, 2017, 07:41 AM IST

'NCW ready to submit its opinion on triple talaq if SC asks'

The apex court has fixed a six-day schedule for hearing, in which three days are available for those challenging triple talaq and three days for those defending it.

May 17, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Arun Jaitley's Budget 2017 pro-women: NCW Chairperson

National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam today congratulated Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the pro-women measures announced in the Union budget.

Feb 01, 2017, 22:27 PM IST

AAP leader Ashutosh appears before NCW in 'sex CD` case, drags PM Narendra Modi's name – Know why

The NCW had summoned Ashutosh for writing an article in defence of sacked Delhi Minister Sandeep Kumar.

Sep 08, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

AAP leader Ashutosh to appear before NCW today for defending Sandeep Kumar in `sex CD` case

In his article titled "The Sex Was Consensual, Private Act. Why AAP Punished Its Man", Ashutosh had said a public figure is entitled to his or her private space and they should not be chased.

Sep 08, 2016, 08:54 AM IST

Sandeep Kumar sex CD row: Ashutosh says “Should I be hanged for writing a column”

Reacting to National Commission for Women's notice over his blog defending rape accused Sandeep Kumar, Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh said, “should I be hanged for writing a column?”

Sep 06, 2016, 10:04 AM IST

No more ‘censorship’ powers to Censor Board, only ‘certification’: IB sources

In a massive development set to rock the Censor Board and the film industry, the monitoring body is likely to be stripped off its 'censoring' powers and will be left only with the authority to 'certify'.

Aug 14, 2016, 08:46 AM IST

Horrific gangrape in UP's Bulandshahr shocks nation, CM Akhilesh Yadav orders cops to nab culprits within 24 hours

A three-member team of National Commission for Women (NCW) today reached and inspected the scene of the crime.

Jul 31, 2016, 17:11 PM IST