The argument for sending juveniles to jail is based on flawed assumptions.
The minister feels that the law should protect all women, regardless of their relationship with the oppressor.
Juvenile offenders are children gone wrong. Harsher punishment is no way to fix them.
Maneka Gandhi said that if we bring them into the purview of the adult world, then it will scare them.
It is a priority area for NDA government, Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has said.
Last month, Gujarat became the first state in the country to make such an announcement.
Maneka Gandhi could not attend office on the third floor of Shastri Bhawan on Monday morning as a fire on the sixth floor had led to problems in electricity supply.
Prakash Javadekar has reportedly asked for ‘frank’ feedback about his officers from cabinet colleague Maneka Gandhi.
Says can’t be removed because of govt change.
Besides cellphones, a note pasted outside MoS, Agriculture, Sanjeev Balyan’s office even bans pens, apparently keeping in mind that “spy pens” are available easily now.
At the rape crisis centres, medical, legal, and police aid will be provided to women who are victims of rape and sexual assault.
As per existing rules, only 20 per cent of children in need of adoption can be given to foreign families.
Maneka had come to attend 7th barsi of Baba Nirmal Singh in this village.
“If the girls’ family members want a CBI probe, I will recommend it,” said Union Minister Maneka Gandhi.
Later, she said the complaints page would be for grievances on issues like adoption, sexual offences and atrocities against women.