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National Commission for Women


NCW receives sexual harassment complaint against Andhra MP, seeks action from LS speaker

August 11, 2022 4:30 pm

According to the complaint, the MP is alleged to have engaged in an explicit video call without the victim's consent.

In Rajasthan, woman tied to tree and beaten; husband among six arrested

August 01, 2022 6:51 am

The woman's husband allegedly beat her, along with a few other men, on suspicion that she had an extramarital affair, according to police.

IIM-Shillong partners with NCW to launch programme for aspiring women entrepreneurs 

July 19, 2022 9:25 am

The master class will commence on weekends from September 3 to October 16, and applications are being accepted from July 15 till August 12.

Make Hema Committee findings public, NCW writes to Kerala chief secy again

May 03, 2022 1:25 am

The Hema committee was formed in the wake of the abduction and sexual assault of a woman actor in early 2017.

NCW seeks arrest of UP seer for 'rape' threat, asks police to not be mute spectator

April 08, 2022 2:33 pm

A video of saffron-clad seer Bajrang Das Muni allegedly delivering the hate speech and issuing a “rape threat” surfaced on social media on Thursday, prompting police to initiate an investigation

Baby Rani invokes ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’ as ascendancy buzz grows about UP BJP Jatav face

February 05, 2022 4:14 pm

Former Uttarakhand governor and prominent Dalit leader, Maurya is the ruling BJP’s candidate in Agra Rural, where the party dropped its sitting MLA Hemlata Diwakar to make way for her. She exudes confidence about her electoral prospects.

PM: Role of women expanding, women panels need to widen scope of work

February 01, 2022 8:43 am

Addressing the 30th National Commission for Women Foundation Day, Modi said that 185 women have received Padma awards since 2015 and that this year’s awardees featured 34 women – a record.

A short film sheds light on domestic violence and its lingering impact

January 16, 2022 10:10 am

🔴 Pune-based filmmaker Deepti Ghatge has made a five-minute on domestic abuse titled 'Swamaan Se' (With Dignity), which won the special jury mention at the 14th Jaipur International Film Festival on January 7.

Women much more than their looks: Activists hit out at Shashi Tharoor's tweet

November 29, 2021 6:16 pm

He later apologised for offending "some people" and said the "whole selfie thing" was done at the women MPs' initiative in "great good humour and it was they who asked me to tweet it in the same spirit"

46% rise in complaints of crimes against women in 2021 so far: NCW

September 07, 2021 2:54 pm

NCW chief Rekha Sharma said there has been a rise in the complaints because the commission has been regularly conducting awareness programs due to which the public is now more aware about its work.


Pataudi gang-rape: Women activists demand speedy justice

January 11, 2016 2:09 pm

New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 11 (ANI): The women activists on Monday condemned the alleged gang-rape of a married woman by an army man and his accomplice in Pataudi, Gurgaon, and demanded speedy justice in such cases. Former National Commission for Women (NCW) member Shamina Shafiq said gang rapes have become very common these days, adding there is no justice for the rape survivors. Senior advocate and women’s rights activist Abha Singh echoed similar statements and said it seems there is no fear of law as there has been an increase in the number of rape cases.