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After juvenile bill, WCD Ministry to push for amendments to National Commission for Women Act

Jan 03, 2016

After juvenile bill, WCD Ministry to push for amendments to National Commission for Women Act

Buoyed by the passage of the Juvenile Justice Bill which had been stuck in Parliament for one-and-a-half years, the Women and Child Development Ministry now plans to push for amendments to the NCW Act to add more teeth to the body like powers to order arrest and penalise. #India #NewsTracker #parliament #National Commission for Women #Women and Child Development Ministry #Juvenile Justice
After being missing for over two months, Tuktuki Mondal returns unharmed to Mograhat home

Jul 21, 2015

After being missing for over two months, Tuktuki Mondal returns unharmed to Mograhat home

The 14-year-old girl, who had been missing since May from Mograhat area of South 24-Parganas district, today reported to the local police station. hours after an NCW team visited her house. #BJP #NewsTracker #West Bengal #National Commission for Women #mograhat #tuktuki
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). #parliament #Adoption #Maneka Gandhi #National Commission for Women #Juvenile Act #Crime
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. #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Women #Right wing #National Commission for Women #NCW #Item songs #Hindu Mahasabha #item girls #Navin Tyagi #India
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