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

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.

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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

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SC verdict on adultery gives license to married couples to have illegitimate relationships: Swati Maliwal

"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.

He needs to control his anger: Maliwal on husband’s rape remark

On Tuesday, Naveen Jaihind criticised the Haryana government’s offer of Rs 2 lakh for the Rewari gangrape victim, which her family turned down.

Eight-year-old raped near Delhi park, accused nabbed using CCTV footage

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.

Muzaffarpur shelter abuse case: Wouldn't you have taken action if any of the victims was your daughter, DCW chief asks Nitish

Muzaffarpur shelter abuse case: Swati Maliwal asked Nitish Kumar what steps are being taken by the Bihar government in the interest of the girls of the shelter home.

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Delhi Commission for Women rescues 16 women set to be trafficked abroad

While no one has been arrested yet, a senior police officer said, “An FIR has been registered at Vasant Vihar police station against unknown persons, and investigations are on.”

Delhi: 16 girls trafficked from Nepal rescued; Kejriwal attacks BJP, PM Modi

DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal claimed the racket had been functional for the last eight months. She also tweeted that the girls were brought to Delhi on the assurance of a job.

DCW chief Swati Maliwal ends hunger strike after 10 days

Swati Maliwal, who has been sitting on a hunger strike for past nine days at Rajghat in New Delhi, broke her fast at 2:00 pm today.

Congratulations, end fast: Arvind Kejriwal to Swati Maliwal after Centre says will ensure death for child rapists

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.

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

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.

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Women activists welcome SC order on chemical castration

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.

Kejriwal Vs Jung: Now It's Swati Maliwal's Appointment As DCW Chief

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 […]

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