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Delhi: FIR against shelter home officials after inmate alleges assault

DCW member Promila Gupta said that the inmate had been at the shelter home for a year-and-a-half after she was 'rendered homeless when her husband abandoned her'.

It’s Complicated

The Supreme Court has ruled that the 158-year-old Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code that made adultery a punishable offence only for men, no longer applies


SC verdict on adultery gives license to married couples to have illegitimate relationships: Swati Maliwal

"I think this is just going to add pain to the women in our country and I don't agree with it," said the DCW Chairperson.

LG-panel for third-party audit of shelter homes across city

“The expert committee shall give detailed observations on the condition of girls and women in the homes, the facilities provided, the security measures and the rehabilitation programme being followed,” the DCW said in a statement.

Delhi Commission for Women rescues 16 women set to be trafficked abroad

While no one has been arrested yet, a senior police officer said, “An FIR has been registered at Vasant Vihar police station against unknown persons, and investigations are on.”

Another help from Jharkhand rescued in Delhi

The girl hails from a village in Jharkhand. She was rescued after the NGO received a letter from the local police station, written by the girl’s brother last month.


Rape Roko campaign: DCW chief Swati Maliwal held while marching towards Parliament, let off

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal was detained by Delhi Police on Wednesday afternoon while she was on her way to the Parliament to handover letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of #RapeRoko campaign.

Sisters kept in dark room rescued by Delhi police, DCW; FIR on employer

“They said they were beaten up daily and not given adequate food or clothes,” Maliwal alleged, adding that police are probing the possible role of a placement agency in the case.

For helping DCW bust liquor den, woman beaten with rods, her clothes torn

The victim said, “In our colony, liquor is sold in the open. No one raises their voice against it. When I did, they punished me. They said they will also go to Swati Maliwal’s house and parade her naked.”

Delhi Commission for Women rescues 4 minors from Delhi, Haryana

“While the 18-year-old has been sent home, the 10-year-old was produced before the Child Welfare Committee in Haryana and sent to a shelter home,” DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal, said.