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Swati Maliwal says SC verdict on adultery gives 'open licence' for illicit relations, NCW chief expresses disagreement
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Swati Maliwal says SC verdict on adultery gives 'open licence' for illicit relations, NCW chief expresses disagreement

"If this (decriminalisation of adultery) is right, then what is the sanctity of marriage? They should ban marriages as well," Maliwal remarked.

'Starved', 'reduced to bones', 50-year-old woman held captive by brother in Delhi was given piece of bread once in 4 days
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'Starved', 'reduced to bones', 50-year-old woman held captive by brother in Delhi was given piece of bread once in 4 days

A team of DCW officials found the 50-year-old severely malnourished on the roof of the house in Delhi's Rohini area in her own filth.

'Get raped by 10 men, take Rs 20 lakh': AAP's Naveen Jaihind tells BJP leaders after Haryana govt offered compensation to Rewari girl
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'Get raped by 10 men, take Rs 20 lakh': AAP's Naveen Jaihind tells BJP leaders after Haryana govt offered compensation to Rewari girl

The AAP leader alleged that BJP government in the state has completely failed on the law and order and women safety front.

Mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim complains of delay in execution of convicts, women's commission issues notice to Tihar Jail
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Mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim complains of delay in execution of convicts, women's commission issues notice to Tihar Jail

The DCW issued a notice on Monday to Tihar Jail authorities over "delay" in execution of convicts in the 15 December, 2012 Delhi gangrape case.

Delhi government tells schools to report untoward incidents to officials before it reaches media
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Delhi government tells schools to report untoward incidents to officials before it reaches media

The Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to immediately report to it about any untoward incident such as accident, violence, molestation or protest before it reaches the media.

Delhi Commission for Women and city police rescue 39 Nepali girls from trafficking racket in Paharganj
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Delhi Commission for Women and city police rescue 39 Nepali girls from trafficking racket in Paharganj

According to the Delhi Commission for Women, the anti-trafficking operation went on from 1 am to 6 am. The captured girls were going to be sent to Gulf countries.

International prostitution racket busted in Delhi; 16 Nepali women among 18 rescued; police detains three men
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International prostitution racket busted in Delhi; 16 Nepali women among 18 rescued; police detains three men

In a joint operation, the Varanasi Crime Branch and the Delhi Police Monday raided a house under the Vasant Vihar police station area and rescued 18 women

Delhi Police rescues 16 Nepali women from being trafficked to the Middle East; one person arrested
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Delhi Police rescues 16 Nepali women from being trafficked to the Middle East; one person arrested

The Delhi Police has arrested a 32-year-old man in Munirka village for trafficking 16 Nepali women to Uttar Pradesh

DCW seeks report from police, local administration on ' starvation' deaths of three girls in Delhi's Mandawali
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DCW seeks report from police, local administration on ' starvation' deaths of three girls in Delhi's Mandawali

Three sisters were found dead in east Delhi's Mandawali area with the initial postmortem report hinting that it was a case of starvation, prompting the city government to order a magisterial probe into the matter

DCW chief Swati Maliwal ends fast, terms ordinance providing death penalty for rape of minors below 12 yrs a 'historic victory'
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DCW chief Swati Maliwal ends fast, terms ordinance providing death penalty for rape of minors below 12 yrs a 'historic victory'

DCW chief Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her hunger strike after President Ram Nath Kovind promulgated an ordinance to give stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below 12 years. She was on the hunger strike for the last 10 days at Rajghat.

DCW chief Swati Maliwal to end her hunger strike tomorrow after Cabinet approves death penalty for child rape
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DCW chief Swati Maliwal to end her hunger strike tomorrow after Cabinet approves death penalty for child rape

Swati Maliwal, whose indefinite hunger strike to demand death for rapists of children continued for the ninth day on Saturday, said she would end her fast at 2 pm on Sunday

DCW chief Swati Maliwal says she won't end hunger strike till ordinance on death penalty for rapists of children is promulgated
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DCW chief Swati Maliwal says she won't end hunger strike till ordinance on death penalty for rapists of children is promulgated

DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal, on the ninth day of her hunger strike, said she would continue her fast till the time the ordinance on the death penalty for rapists of children — which was approved by the Union Cabinet on Saturday — is not promulgated

Arvind Kejriwal urges DCW chief Swati Maliwal to end 8-day fast, says Centre considering changes in rape laws
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Arvind Kejriwal urges DCW chief Swati Maliwal to end 8-day fast, says Centre considering changes in rape laws

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday appealed to Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal to end her fast, after the central government informed the Supreme Court that the law ministry is considering to change the law

DCW chief Swati Maliwal says won't end hunger strike until stringent law for convicted rapists comes into force
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DCW chief Swati Maliwal says won't end hunger strike until stringent law for convicted rapists comes into force

Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal, who went without food for the eighth day on Friday, said she won't end her fast until the law comes into force.

DCW chief Swati Maliwal must act, not fast: Delhi's depleting de-addiction centres put women at risk, fuel drug abuse
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DCW chief Swati Maliwal must act, not fast: Delhi's depleting de-addiction centres put women at risk, fuel drug abuse

Swati Maliwal also wants a high-level committee comprising the Union home minister, Delhi’s chief minister, Delhi’s Lt Governor and police commissioner and head of the Delhi Commission for Women to be set up to discuss crimes against women and that these meetings be broadcast publicly.

Swati Maliwal continues hunger strike against Kathua and Unnao cases, says will wait for Narendra Modi to return
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Swati Maliwal continues hunger strike against Kathua and Unnao cases, says will wait for Narendra Modi to return

Amid an outcry over Kathua and Unnao rape incidents, DCW chief Swati Maliwal, who is on hunger strike for six days, on Wednesday said she will continue her fast till Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns to India and holds a discussion with her on her demands, including death penalty for rapists of minor girls.

DCW chief Swati Maliwal starts indefinite hunger strike demanding strong action in Kathua, Unnao rape cases
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DCW chief Swati Maliwal starts indefinite hunger strike demanding strong action in Kathua, Unnao rape cases

DCW chief Swati Maliwal on Saturday started an indefinite hunger strike demanding government to take concrete actions to curb sexual crimes against women.

SC says consent inherent in Hindu Marriage Act, won't intervene to issue declaration separately
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SC says consent inherent in Hindu Marriage Act, won't intervene to issue declaration separately

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said consent is inherent in Hindu Marriage Act and won't interfere to issue a declaration separately, media reports said.

Semen-filled balloon flung at college student on Holi eve: DCW seeks action taken report from police
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Semen-filled balloon flung at college student on Holi eve: DCW seeks action taken report from police

The DCW)has sought an action taken report from the Amar Colony police in connection with an incident of a semen-filled balloon being flung at a college student.

Delhi Commission for Women launches satyagraha demanding death penalty for child rapists
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Delhi Commission for Women launches satyagraha demanding death penalty for child rapists

Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) has launched a 'satyagraha' demanding death penalty for those who rape children.