National Commission-for-women

Showing of 1 - 20 from 145 results
National Commission-for-women - Total results - 145
Siddharth apologises to Saina Nehwal: 'My humour had no malicious intent'
Entertainment

Siddharth apologises to Saina Nehwal: 'My humour had no malicious intent'

Siddharth has apologised to Saina Nehwal after receiving heavy criticism for his "rude joke"

Actor Siddharth clarifies his sexist tweet on Saina Nehwal after getting brutally trolled
Entertainment

Actor Siddharth clarifies his sexist tweet on Saina Nehwal after getting brutally trolled

Netizens trolled Siddharth for his apparent 'sexist' remark on ace shuttler Saina Nehwal

About 31,000 complaints of crimes against women received in 2021, over half from UP: NCW data
India

About 31,000 complaints of crimes against women received in 2021, over half from UP: NCW data

There was a 30 percent rise in complaints of crimes against women in 2021 as compared to 2020 when 23,722 complaints were received.

Nodeep Kaur arrest: Punjab minister alleges activist was sexually assaulted in police custody, seeks NCW's intervention
India

Nodeep Kaur arrest: Punjab minister alleges activist was sexually assaulted in police custody, seeks NCW's intervention

In an official statement in Chandigarh, Punjab's Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Aruna Chaudhary said a medical examination conducted after Nodeep Kaur's arrest revealed injuries on her body and private parts

NCW team meets Budaun gangrape and murder victim's family, says timely action could have saved life
India

NCW team meets Budaun gangrape and murder victim's family, says timely action could have saved life

The NCW team said the woman was the sole breadwinner in her family, and that the accused had planned the action as they had lured her to the temple via a phone call

NCW says compensation not paid to acid attack survivors in 799 of 1,273 cases, demands immediate action from states
India

NCW says compensation not paid to acid attack survivors in 799 of 1,273 cases, demands immediate action from states

The issue was discussed in a virtual meeting by the National Commission for Women with the nodal officers and representatives of the 24 states and Union Territories

NCW seeks explanation from Kamal Nath for his ‘item’ remark against Imarti Devi
India

NCW seeks explanation from Kamal Nath for his ‘item’ remark against Imarti Devi

The National Commission for Women has also forwarded the matter to the Election Commission for necessary action

NCW summons BJP leader Ranjeet Srivastava over 'offensive' remarks against Hathras victim
India

NCW summons BJP leader Ranjeet Srivastava over 'offensive' remarks against Hathras victim

The commission asked Srivastava to appear before it at 11 am on 26 October to give an explanation for his comments

Hathras gangrape case: Amit Malviya, Digvijaya Singh and Swara Bhasker get NCW notice for revealing victim's identity
India

Hathras gangrape case: Amit Malviya, Digvijaya Singh and Swara Bhasker get NCW notice for revealing victim's identity

The commission has also directed them to immediately remove social media posts on Hathras victim and refrain from sharing such pictures or videos in future

Huma Qureshi on being named in sexual harassment allegation against Anurag Kashyap: Angry at being dragged into this mess
Entertainment

Huma Qureshi on being named in sexual harassment allegation against Anurag Kashyap: Angry at being dragged into this mess

Huma Qureshi posted a statement on Twitter, saying that she had so far avoided commenting on the issue as she didn't want to get into social media fights and media trials.

Mahesh Bhatt appears before NCW in relation to sex abuse case against modelling firm promoter
Entertainment

Mahesh Bhatt appears before NCW in relation to sex abuse case against modelling firm promoter

Issuing a statement via his production company Vishesh Films, Mahesh Bhatt clarifies he has no association with the firm in question and that his pictures were misused without his permission.

NCW issues fresh notice to Mahesh Bhatt, Urvashi Rautela and others to record statement in sexual assault case
Entertainment

NCW issues fresh notice to Mahesh Bhatt, Urvashi Rautela and others to record statement in sexual assault case

The NCW issued fresh notices to the celebrities for recording witness statements on a complaint filed by social activist Yogita Bhayana

Sumukhi Suresh condemns online abuse against female comics: 'You won't be allowed to think you can violate our bodies'
Arts & Culture

Sumukhi Suresh condemns online abuse against female comics: 'You won't be allowed to think you can violate our bodies'

Sumukhi Suresh took to Twitter, lambasting online abuse against women, especially those working in the field of entertainment.

NCW received over 2,000 complaints of crimes against women in June, highest in last 8 months
India

NCW received over 2,000 complaints of crimes against women in June, highest in last 8 months

Out of the total complaints, the highest (603) were received under the 'Right to live with dignity', which takes into account the emotional abuse of women

Coronavirus Outbreak: For families of child sexual abuse survivors, lockdown makes dealing with trauma much more difficult
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: For families of child sexual abuse survivors, lockdown makes dealing with trauma much more difficult

while the economic hardships due to the coronavirus lockdown are more evident, the restrictions also add to social inequities in less visible ways.

Domestic abuse during COVID-19 lockdown: How to get the help you need
Health

Domestic abuse during COVID-19 lockdown: How to get the help you need

The National Commission for Women revealed that within the first week of the Indian lockdown, they received 257 calls about offences against women.

Gujarat college’s principal, rector among four arrested for forcing 60 girls to remove undergarments to check for menstruation
India

Gujarat college’s principal, rector among four arrested for forcing 60 girls to remove undergarments to check for menstruation

Police on Monday arrested four persons, including the principal of the Gujarat college, where authorities allegedly forced over 60 girls to remove their undergarments to check if they were menstruating

Bhuj hostel inmates made to undergo menstruation check: NCW team meets students, terms incident 'matter of shame and disgrace'
India

Bhuj hostel inmates made to undergo menstruation check: NCW team meets students, terms incident 'matter of shame and disgrace'

The incident took place on 11 February in the Shree Sahajanand Girls Institute (SSGI), run by a trust of the Swaminarayan Temple in Gujarat's Bhuj, when more than 60 undergraduate hostel inmates were lined up in the restroom and forced to remove their undergarments to prove they were not menstruating

NCW sets up panel to speak to Gujarat college students who were made to strip to check if they were menstruating, slams varsity for 'shameful exercise'
India

NCW sets up panel to speak to Gujarat college students who were made to strip to check if they were menstruating, slams varsity for 'shameful exercise'

The National Commission for Women has set up an inquiry committee which will meet the students of a college in Gujarat who were reportedly forced to strip to prove that they were not menstruating

From chemical castration to public lynching: In Parliament, MPs demand harshest punishment for accused in Hyderabad rape and murder case
Politics

From chemical castration to public lynching: In Parliament, MPs demand harshest punishment for accused in Hyderabad rape and murder case

During the discussion about the Hyderabad rape and murder case, Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan demanded a definitive answer from the government and said that the perpetrators need to be 'shamed in public and lynched'