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Delhi Commission for Women


DCW chief Swati Maliwal hospitalised after health deteriorates during hunger strike

December 15, 2019 10:58 am

Swati Maliwal has been on a hunger strike for over 10 days and was sitting at the Samta Sthal near Raj Ghat. On Saturday night, when her condition deteriorated, doctors advised her to go to the hospital, but she refused to budge.

Delhi: FIR against shelter home officials after inmate alleges assault

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'.

It’s Complicated

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.”

Another help from Jharkhand rescued in Delhi

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.”