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Jul 09, 2019
POCSO (Amendment) Bill 2019: Cabinet may consider proposal seeking death penalty for aggravated sexual assault of childrenThe Union Cabinet may consider a proposal seeking death penalty in cases of aggravated penetrative sexual assault of children in POCSO (Amendment) Bill 2019, irrespective of gender, in its meeting on Wednesday, sources said
May 31, 2019
From Smriti Irani to Nirmala Sitharaman: Women ministers among top guns in Narendra Modi 2.0 CabinetIrani isn’t an actor-turned-politician who just come out of nowhere and turned Amethi’s 39-year-old political affiliations on its head.
Apr 24, 2019
Steady rise in Child Sex Ratio in Haryana's Jhajjar gives BJP ammo to counter criticism of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaignAwareness regarding protecting and educating girl children due to Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign and legal actions against those practising female infanticide helped improve Child Sex Ratio in Haryana
Apr 01, 2019
In Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, ill-equipped anganwadi centres struggle to stymie malnourishment among childrenMany problems plague the the workforce of anganwadi centres in Lalitpur, including the lack of training, irregular payments, lack of job standardisation, poor compensation
Feb 06, 2019
Female Genital Mutilation has declined globally, but Dawoodi Bohra women continue to fight 'khatna' in IndiaInternational Day of Zero Tolerance For Female Genital Mutilation: In India, FGM in the form of 'khatna' is strongly associated with the Dawoodi Bohra community.
Nov 20, 2018
Centre revokes passports of 25 NRI men who deserted wives in India; look-out circulars issued against 17 peopleThe Indian government has revoked the passports of 25 men living abroad for abandoning their spouses in India, a Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) official said on Friday.
Oct 17, 2018
Delhi Police arrests man for duping people by promising jobs as anganwadi workers; probe launched into fake job racketA 34-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly running a fake job racket and duping people on the pretext of appointing them as anganwadi workers, the police said on Tuesday.
Oct 04, 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter homes rapes: SC notes existing mechanism 'not adequate' to curb incidents of child sex abuseEarlier the Supreme Court had expressed concerned over sexual and physical abuse of children at shelter homes across India and had asked the Centre to frame a child protection policy in this regard.
Oct 03, 2018
Survivors of sexual abuse as minors may now report assault until the age of 30 years, says Maneka GandhiThe Ministry of Women and Child Development has sent in a proposal raising the age to report sexual abuse till 30 years, according to reports. The move comes nine months after WCD ministry stated that they will seek a change in the CrPC to allow filing of complaints of child sexual abuse many years after the crime.
Sep 15, 2018
NCW begins inspection of 12 government-run shelter homes for women, to send reports to WCD ministryThe NCW has initiated inspection of 12 government-run shelter homes for women.