January 30, 2019 12:57 am
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'.
October 02, 2018 11:40 am
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
September 27, 2018 5:30 pm
"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.
August 07, 2018 1:25 am
“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.
July 26, 2018 2:08 am
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.”
May 29, 2018 1:21 am
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.
March 07, 2018 3:57 pm
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.
January 26, 2018 2:20 am
“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.
December 08, 2017 10:57 am
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.”
December 01, 2017 1:27 am
“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.
December 04, 2019 9:44 am