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Swati Maliwal


Mohalla marshals to be deployed in Delhi soon

February 22, 2020 3:42 am

Women and Child Development Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam also asked DCW to set up a SC/ST women welfare cell that will “work towards the welfare of women and girls from the community”.

DCW chief thanks police for recovering phone

January 01, 2020 1:34 am

The accused was also arrested by the Delhi Police.

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: At protest, a demand for stricter rape laws

December 13, 2019 3:00 am

The protesters demanded fast-track courts, more police personnel, and a more stringent law within six months to deal with violence against women.

Delhi: 1000 litre acid seized, 100 traders penalised with fine worth Rs 7 lakh, says DCW

September 03, 2019 9:56 am

The drive, which led to seizure of over 1000 litres of concentrated acid, was launched ten days ago, with a joint team of the Delhi government and city police officers raiding over 100 shops and establishments, the DCW statement said.

Delhi: Swati Maliwal shares child rape video, deletes it later and apologises

July 24, 2019 2:16 am

Randhawa said the notice had not been received yet. Additional PRO of the Delhi Police Anil Mittal said, “We have found that the video is not from Delhi.”

Visiting rape victim, CM Arvind Kejriwal stresses on need for death penalty

July 18, 2019 10:15 am

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal promised to provide “the best lawyers�� to fight the case “to ensure death penalty” to the accused.

#MeToo campaign: DCW chief Swati Maliwal writes to PM Modi asking him to remove MJ Akbar 

October 12, 2018 9:18 pm

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.

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.


Rape Roko Campaign: People gather to protest against increasing rape cases in Delhi

March 08, 2018 10:01 pm

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.


Women activists welcome SC order on chemical castration

January 11, 2016 3:11 pm

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.