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

Hyderabad rape and murder case: Amid mounting public anger, residents of colony where victim stayed turn away politicians
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Hyderabad rape and murder case: Amid mounting public anger, residents of colony where victim stayed turn away politicians

The residents locked the gates of the colony at Shamshabad on the outskirts of the city and held aloft placards that read "No Media, No Police, No Outsiders, - No sympathy, only action, justice".

Harivansh Narayan Singh condemns 25-year-old vet's rape, murder in Hyderabad, blames western 'consumerist culture'  for loss of values
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Harivansh Narayan Singh condemns 25-year-old vet's rape, murder in Hyderabad, blames western 'consumerist culture' for loss of values

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Narayan Singh Harivansh on Sunday expressed his sadness over the alleged rape and murder of veterinarian in Hydrabad and called for 'character-building' in the society

Hyderabad vet rape and murder: Police go to court seeking custody of 4 accused for further probe; 3 cops suspended for delay in registering FIR
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Hyderabad vet rape and murder: Police go to court seeking custody of 4 accused for further probe; 3 cops suspended for delay in registering FIR

Following the brutal rape and murder of the 25-year-old woman veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police probing the matter on Sunday said that they planned to file a petition in court, seeking custody of the four accused for further interrogation

Hyderabad veterinarian's family tells NCW victim could have been saved but police wasted precious time
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Hyderabad veterinarian's family tells NCW victim could have been saved but police wasted precious time

The Hyderabad Police played a negative role and wasted precious time which could have been used to save the life of a veterinarian who was brutally raped and murdered, her family members told the NCW on Saturday.

Kerala nun rape: Survivor accuses Bishop Franco Mulakkal, supporters of harassing her through online platforms; state women's commission orders police probe
India

Kerala nun rape: Survivor accuses Bishop Franco Mulakkal, supporters of harassing her through online platforms; state women's commission orders police probe

A nun, who filed a rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has approached the National and State Women's Commissions besides the National Human Rights Commission, accusing the priest and his supporters of 'harassing' her through various online platforms