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National Commission for Women


Plea for SIT probe into attack on protesting farmers' camp: HC seeks Centre, Delhi government's stand

May 27, 2021 12:22 pm

The plea has claimed that on January 29 the farmers' camp at Singhu border, between Delhi and Haryana, was attacked by some miscreants "with assistance and guidance of the police personnel" deployed there.

FLO Pune highlights domestic violence through a short film

April 04, 2021 9:19 pm

According to Sanas, there had been an increase in domestic violence cases, especially in upper middle-class families, in the lockdown period.

Pune City Police probe into death by suicide of 22-year-old woman underway

February 17, 2021 1:31 am

Till now, the police have not found any suicide note in this case.

Labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur granted bail in extortion case

February 12, 2021 11:22 pm

However, the 23-year-old activist will have to remain in the jail as her bail plea in another case was rejected on January 12.

Haryana DSP awarded for role in facilitating movement of migrants during pandemic

February 01, 2021 3:47 am

Union Minister Prakesh Javdekar awarded Purnima Singh, who is currently working as DSP in Haryana CID. The function was held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi to felicitate women officers for exceptional work.

NCW to challenge Bombay High Court judgment on sexual assault

January 25, 2021 8:18 pm

This judgment will not only have a cascading effect on various provisions involving safety and security of women in general but also subject all women to ridicule, National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said.

Abuse begins at home

November 23, 2020 5:41 pm

Parental violence towards girls particularly has been underplayed for years. In this pandemic, these fault lines have come to the fore

Activist moves Bombay HC seeking removal of NCW chairperson

October 29, 2020 1:03 am

The petition, which is based on statements made on Rekha Sharma's official twitter handle, claimed that her “mindset was not befitting someone who is responsible for preventing crime against women”.

NCW chief Rekha Sharma lodges complaint with Twitter over 'suspicious tweets' from account

October 22, 2020 7:22 am

Apart from being trolled for the posts from her Twitter handle, Rekha Sharma was also pulled up by social media users for having raised the issue of "love jihad" in Maharashtra in her meeting with the Governor.

Maharashtra: NCW chief meets Governor, says ‘Love Jihad’ cases rising

October 21, 2020 12:21 pm

NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma told the Governor there was a rise in cases of ‘Love Jihad’ in the state and highlighted the distinction between consensual inter-faith marriages and Love Jihad, stating that the latter required attention, a statement issued by the NCW said.


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.