Swati Maliwal

Hathras gangrape case: DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal writes to CJI Bobde, urges High Court-monitored probe

Maliwal also requested CJI Bobde to set in place definite mechanisms to ensure that no other daughter has to suffer the same fate. 

Sep 30, 2020, 18:17 PM IST

DCW chief asks Delhi LG to fast track two rape cases, ensure death penalty for accused

A 12-year-old girl was raped and assaulted in August and is still hospitalized in AIIMS. The 90-year-old woman, raped on September 7, was also subjected to vicious beatings and gruesome rape by a 37-year-old man, said the DCW chief.

Sep 09, 2020, 18:10 PM IST

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Dec 15, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

DCW chief Swati Maliwal falls unconscious on 13th day of hunger strike, rushed to hospital

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal, who is on a hunger strike since December 3 demanding death penalty for convicts in rape cases within six months, was shifted to Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital on Sunday morning after her health deteriorated.

Dec 15, 2019, 08:29 AM IST

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Dec 08, 2019, 08:18 AM IST

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Dec 08, 2019, 07:54 AM IST

DCW helps woman recover money she was duped of by placement agency

The commission said it immediately set up a team and a counsellor was sent to meet the woman. She was then taken to the police station to file a complaint. 

Feb 10, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Manish Sisodia directs DCW to conduct social audit of shelter homes in city

Manish Sisodia directed the Delhi Commission of Women to conduct a social audit of shelter homes in the city through an external agency.

Dec 06, 2018, 22:26 PM IST

Swati Maliwal wants MJ Akbal to quit, urges women to speak truth

She stressed on the need to monitor the functioning of Internal Complaint Committee (ICC) at workplaces.

Oct 11, 2018, 23:40 PM IST

DCW chief Swati Maliwal terms SC verdict on adultery 'anti-women', says people now have a licence to have illegitimate ties

SC had unanimously struck down Section 497 of the IPC dealing with the offence of adultery, holding it manifestly arbitrary, archaic and violative of the rights to equality and equal opportunity to women.

Sep 28, 2018, 10:26 AM IST

DCW rescues 16 women trafficked from Nepal; Kejriwal attacks Modi, Delhi L-G

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) rescued 16 girls from Munirka area of national capital in the wee hours of Wednesday. According to news agency ANI, the women rescued were trafficked from Nepal.

Jul 25, 2018, 09:17 AM IST

DCW Chief Swati Maliwal ends indefinite fast, terms decision on death for rapists 'historic victory'

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday signed the ordinance allowing death for child rapists with immediate effect

Apr 22, 2018, 15:08 PM IST

DCW chief Swati Maliwal to end fast after Union Cabinet confirms death penalty to child rapists

DCW chief Swati Maliwal today agreed to end her indefinite fast after Centre gave its nod to an ordinance to amend the POSCO Act.

Apr 21, 2018, 23:46 PM IST

Respect Arvind Kejriwal's request but won't end fast: DCW chief Swati Maliwal

DCW chief Swati Maliwal is on a hunger strike to press for the enactment of a stringent law for convicted child rapists. 

Apr 20, 2018, 23:31 PM 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

Arvind Kejriwal meets woman beaten for helping bust liquor racket

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met the woman who was beaten up in Narela for allegedly helping authorities to bust an illicit liquor racket, and said that he will meet Lt Governor Anil Baijal to discuss the incident.

Dec 08, 2017, 16:41 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

DCW chief spots 8-yr-old chained to tree, rescues two from begging

The Delhi Commission for Women's (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal identified their parents who lived on a pavement near the Anand Vihar Metro Station.

Nov 24, 2017, 08:45 AM IST