Rekha Sharma

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No Response From Authority Over Violence Against Women, Says NCW Chairperson

The Manipur Violent assault has led to a detailed discussion over security of citizens, especially women amid the ongoing war in Manipur. After the viral incident, the National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said, they tried connection the authorities over incidents of violence against women but no response was received from them. She further said, "We reached out to authorities but no response." 

Fri, 21 Jul 2023 - 02:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: NCW, violence against women, Manipur Incident, Government, National Issue

Courtesy: NDTV

Harjot Kaur, Bihar IAS Officer

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Bihar IAS Harjot Kaur Apologises For Contraceptive Remark To Girl

Bihar IAS officer and Women & Child Development MD Harjot Kaur apologised for her "you want condoms too" remark to a girl, who asked for sanitary pads at government-schools. On September 29, in apology, Kaur said, "I express regret if my words hurt any girl's sentiments. I didn't intend to humiliate anyone or hurt anyone's sentiments." The apology came after the National Commission for Women took cognizance and demanded reply.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 05:43 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IAS Harjot Kaur, Public Apology, NCW, GIRL, Controversial Remark


Photo: Times Of UP

Legal Aid Clinic Inaugurated In Delhi To Fix Women's Grievances

The National Commission for Women (NCW) joined hands with Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA) to launch a legal aid clinic. In addition, the body will act as a single-window facility for fixing the grievances of women by providing them free legal assistance. Notably, NCW is also planning to build similar legal service clinics in different State Commissions for Women.

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 07:10 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, NCW, Women, Aid, Delhi

Courtesy: ANI News

Javed Habib

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Javed Habib's Spitting On Woman's Head Video Goes Viral, Probe Begins

Celebrity hairstylist Javed Habib went viral for his spitting video, during a workshop in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar. On January 6, Habib was seen spitting on a woman's head, following which the National Commission for Women (NCW) asked the UP police to probe the matter and take strict action as spitting in public is a punishable offence under Disaster Management Act 2005. Besides, he's been sent a notice for a hearing. 

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Javed Habib, Spitting, Viral, NCW, Uttar Pradesh

Courtesy: The Times of India

NCW launches women helpline number

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NCW Launches 24/7 Helpline For Women Who Encounter Violence

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has introduced a 24X7 online help service to assist the affected women who are subjected to sexual harassment and violence. Women can call  "7827170170" and a team of trained experts and specialists will offer swift responses. The number will also give access to one-stop centers, psycho-social counseling, and other services. The service will be operated from the Delhi office of the NCW.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 09:15 AM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Women Safety, NCW, Women Helpline, Delhi

Courtesy: The Logical Indian

Chandramukhi Devi

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Badaun Rape: NCW's Chandramukhi Says Victim Shouldn't Have Gone Out

In the Badaun rape-murder case, the National Commission for Women member Chandramukhi Devi has made a shocking statement. Chandramukhhi said the incident would not have happened had she avoided to go out in the evening. "I tell women again and again that they should never go out at odd hours under anyone's influence," she added. Calling the incident “most heinous”, Chandramukhi also appealed for strict action.

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 04:57 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: NCW, Gang-Rape, Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Courtesy: Times Now

Ranjeet Srivastava

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Women Commission Issues Notice To BJP Leader Ranjeet Srivastava

BJP leader Ranjeet Srivastava was issued a notice by National Commission for Women on October 7 against his alleged offensive remarks on the Hathras rape victim. The commission has asked the BJP leader to give an explanation before it on October 26. Rekha Sharma, chairperson of NCW tweeted, "He is not fit to be called leader of any party." Earlier, the BJP leader has made comments on the victim's character.

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 05:33 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Hathras, BJP, NCW

Digvijaya Singh

Photo - The Statesman

NCW Serves Notice To Digvijaya Singh, Others For Revealing Hathras Victim's Identity

Former Madhya Pradesh CM, Digvijaya Singh, actress Swara Bhaskar, and BJP IT Cell chief, Amit Malviya have been served notices by the National Commission for Women (NCW) for allegedly revealing the identity of Hathras victim on social media. Under the IPC, a person can be imprisoned for upto 2 years for revealing victim’s identity. The NCW, in the notice has sought an explanation and asked to take down the posts immediately. 

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 04:15 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Hathras Case, Digvijaya Singh, Swara Bhasker, Amit Malaviya, NCW

BJP IT Cell Head Shares Video Of Hathras Victim, NCW Chief Says Illegal If She Is A Rape Victim

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BJP's IT Head Shares Video Of Hathras Victim; Video Removed After NCW's Comment

The Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP) IT cell head Amit Malviya, on October 2, shared a video of Hathras victim who was brutally murdered and allegedly gang raped. The National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma, said that if she is a victim of rape then it is "very unfortunate and is also absolutely illegal,” to share her video. However, the video was accessible on twitter, till October 4 Morning.

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 09:45 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Hathras, Sexual assault allegations, BJP IT Cell, NCW

Courtesy: The Indian Express

86-year-old raped in Delhi

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Delhi: One Person Arrested for Allegedly Raping 86-year-old Woman

An 86-year-old woman was allegedly raped in the Chhawla region of south west Delhi in the evening of September 7. According to a senior police officer, the victim was traveling to a nearby village when the accused, identified as Sonu (37), offered her a lift and turned towards an isolated area to rape her. Reportedly, the medical examination has showed several injuries and bruises on the victim's body. 

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 05:34 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Elderly Woman, raped, Delhi, NCW, Delhi Police

Courtesy: The Indian Express