Swati Maliwal said she has also appealed to the Prime Minister to set up fast track courts in country, increase police resources and fix responsibility of police so that faith of women can be restored in the system.
DCW chief Swati Maliwal visited the girl at AIIMS and raised questions on the handling of the case. “Once again there has been a brutal rape in the capital. I cannot describe what kind of condition she is in,” she said.
The Central government submitted a letter to the Supreme Court saying it has started the process to amend POCSO Act to ensure maximum punishment of death penalty in child rape cases between the age group of 0-12.
Thousands of people Thursday formed a human chain around Central Park in Delhi's Connaught Place area to protest the increasing number of rape cases and raise awareness about the issue, the Delhi Commission of Women said.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Lawyer Abha Singh on Monday said that chemical castration should be implemented against serial child rapists. Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said the Supreme Courts' petition is welcomed as the crime rate against children is increasing every day. Congress leader Shobha Oza called for strict punishment against the pedophiles. The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Parliament to discuss a petition filed by lawyer Mahalaxmi Pavani against offenders, who commit heinous crimes against infants.
In yet another stand off between the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and the Delhi government, the former has declared the appointment of Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal ‘ultravires’ and ‘infructuous’. The Lt Governor has written to the chief secretary and principal secretary demanding explanation as to why the said notification has been issued […]