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.
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.
July 07, 2020 12:54 am
“The NCW is in receipt of a complaint pertaining to denial of maternity benefit, mental harassment, and humiliation at her workplace and by senior officers,” states the notice signed by NCW Chairman Rekha Sharma dated July 6.
June 17, 2020 6:48 pm
In a move to back efforts to quell rise in domestic violence, Twitter India has launched a dedicated search prompt.
June 09, 2020 3:39 pm
The Commission said that it is a matter of "great concern" and a note has been taken regarding the lapse on the part of hospitals and authorities in these crucial times.
April 10, 2020 10:39 pm
The NCW said the WhatsApp number --7217735372 -- is in addition to the online complaint links and emails which are already operational.
February 27, 2020 7:04 pm
The commission's chairperson Rekha Sharma has written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, “requesting him to consider the inclusion of women Ministers in the Delhi Cabinet”.
September 27, 2019 3:32 pm
The inspection was carried out by the NCW across 35 'Swadhar Grehs' that give temporary shelter to women who are in need of institutional support for rehabilitation.
April 06, 2019 7:55 am
In its order passed on January 14, 2019, the NCW directed Prasar Bharati to give a hearing to all 17 complainants from across the country where such allegations have been made and report back to the NCW on the action taken against the accused in all cases.
January 10, 2019 1:58 pm
Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports, the NCW, in its notice to the Congress chief, said, "Whereas the remarks made are extremely misogynistic, offensive, unethical and shows extreme disrespect towards the dignity and honour of women in general."
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.