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Women face violence because they don't have control over their finances: NCW chief

Mar 25, 2015

Women face violence because they don't have control over their finances: NCW chief

One of the reasons for women continuing to face violence was due to the lack of control over their financial resources, Chairperson of NCW Lalitha Kumaramangalam said. #NewsTracker #Violence against women #Crimes against women #National Commission for Women #Women harassment #Lalitha Kumaramanglam
Adoption set to become easier as Maneka Gandhi proposes changes in Juvenile Act

Mar 18, 2015

Adoption set to become easier as Maneka Gandhi proposes changes in Juvenile Act

The proposed amendment would also bring in the concept of foster care to enable children to be placed with willing families instead of children homes, and the government would be ready to pay for this, she said in Rajya Sabha while replying to a discussion on the working of the Women and Child Development (WCD). #Crime #parliament #Adoption #Maneka Gandhi #National Commission for Women #Juvenile Act
Rise in sexual harassment cases at workplace: govt

Dec 19, 2014

Rise in sexual harassment cases at workplace: govt

As per the data provided by her for the current year, 336 complaints of sexual harassment at workplace were registered in NCW upto 12 December 2014. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Sexual harassment #National Crime Records Bureau #Maneka Gandhi #National Commission for Women #Crime against women
Item girls should be declared prostitutes, says Hindu Mahasabha leader

Dec 02, 2014

Item girls should be declared prostitutes, says Hindu Mahasabha leader

A Hindu Mahasabha leader demanded that actresses performing item numbers in films wearing "skimpy" outfits be branded as prostitutes. #India #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Women #Right wing #National Commission for Women #NCW #Item songs #Hindu Mahasabha #item girls #Navin Tyagi
Sterilisation policy has been dumped on women, says NCW chief

Nov 14, 2014

Sterilisation policy has been dumped on women, says NCW chief

In the wake of the Bilaspur tragedy, National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam said that the entire sterilisation policy has been totally "dumped" on women. #TheySaidIt #National Commission for Women #NCW #Bilaspur #Lalitha Kumaramangalam
NCW is on the right track: We should legalise commercial sex work

Nov 03, 2014

NCW is on the right track: We should legalise commercial sex work

The National Commission for Women should go ahead with its tentative proposal to legalise commercial sex work. This is both a practical and liberal approach to the issue. #InMyOpinion #National Commission for Women #Sex work #Legalising Sex Work #Commercial Sex #Sexually-Transmitted Diseases #Trafficking in Women
Lalitha Kumarmangalam is new National Commission for Women chief: Maneka

Sep 18, 2014

Lalitha Kumarmangalam is new National Commission for Women chief: Maneka

Member of BJP's national executive Lalitha Kumarmangalam was on Wednesday appointed the chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW). #India #Tamil Nadu #BJP #NewsTracker #Maneka Gandhi #National Commission for Women #NCW #Women and Child Development Minister #Lalitha Kumarmangalam #NCW chairperson
NCW could soon make arrests in cases of domestic violence, police apathy

Jul 03, 2014

NCW could soon make arrests in cases of domestic violence, police apathy

The government is mulling giving punitive powers to arrest, search and seize to NCW in matters of domestic violence, police apathy and sexual harassment at work places and also plans to extend NCW's jurisdiction to Jammu and Kashmir. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Crime #Domestic violence #National Commission for Women #VAW
BJP justifies govt seeking ouster of NDMA head, members

Jun 20, 2014

BJP justifies govt seeking ouster of NDMA head, members

BJP justified NDA government's move to seek the ouster of heads and members of NDMA and said they should quit with the change of guard at the Centre. #Politics #India #BJP #TheySaidIt #NDA #Governors #NDMA #National Commission for Women #SC/ST #M Shashidhar Reddy #resignations #ICCR