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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 chief meets Maharashtra guv Bhagat Singh Koshyari, says 'love jihad cases' rising
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NCW chief meets Maharashtra guv Bhagat Singh Koshyari, says 'love jihad cases' rising

Rekha Sharma highlighted the distinction between a consensual inter-faith marriage and love jihad and said that the latter required attention, the National Commission for Women said in a statement

NCW summons BJP leader Ranjeet Srivastava over 'offensive' remarks against Hathras victim
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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 rape case: BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya tweets video of victim; NCW chief says his action is illegal
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Hathras rape case: BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya tweets video of victim; NCW chief says his action is illegal

Malviya had shared the video, in which the face of the rape victim is clearly visible, on 2 October on Twitter

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

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

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

NCW calls Azam Khan's 'khaki underwear' jibe on Jaya Prada 'extremely disgraceful', issues show cause notice to him
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NCW calls Azam Khan's 'khaki underwear' jibe on Jaya Prada 'extremely disgraceful', issues show cause notice to him

Azam Khan allegedly made the remarks while addressing a poll campaign rally at Rampur, which goes to polls on 23 April along with a total of 115 constituencies across 15 states in the third phase of the elections

Pollachi sexual assault case: NCW asks Tamil Nadu DGP to take appropriate action against accused
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Pollachi sexual assault case: NCW asks Tamil Nadu DGP to take appropriate action against accused

Reacting to the news reports, NCW chief Rekha Sharma has issued a notice to DGP, Tamil Nadu, T K Rajendran to take appropriate action against the accused."The commission is seriously concerned about the safety and security of the women in the state of Tamil Nadu," Sharma said in a letter.

NCW will write to Karnataka Police to probe 'misbehaviour' of former CM Siddaramaiah with a woman
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NCW will write to Karnataka Police to probe 'misbehaviour' of former CM Siddaramaiah with a woman

Taking suo motu cognisance of Siddaramaiah's behaviour, NCW chief Rekha Sharma said the commission will write to the Karnataka Police to thoroughly investigate the matter and take appropriate action, as per law.

Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar, who compared women's virginity to bottle seals, divested of duties by varsity panel
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Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar, who compared women's virginity to bottle seals, divested of duties by varsity panel

Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar who has been on the receiving end of massive backlash after comparing a woman's virginity to the seal of a bottle, was on Wednesday divested of his duties as a teacher in the International Relations deparment, with immediate effect.

NCW issues notice to Rahul Gandhi for 'extremely misogynistic, offensive and unethical' comment
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NCW issues notice to Rahul Gandhi for 'extremely misogynistic, offensive and unethical' comment

Rahul Gandhi set off a controversy when he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of running away from the Rafale deal debate in the Lok Sabha and letting a "woman" (Nirmala Sitharaman) defend him in the Parliament

NCW-appointed panel finds abuse, violations of norms in shelter homes; physical torture, lack of medical aid among issues raised
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NCW-appointed panel finds abuse, violations of norms in shelter homes; physical torture, lack of medical aid among issues raised

The inquiry committee appointed by the NCW inspected five Swadhar Grehs in West Bengal, eight in Odisha, eight in Karnataka and five in Uttar Pradesh.

'Right decision': Women welcome MJ Akbar's resignation as Union minister; Priya Ramani says she feels 'vindicated'
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'Right decision': Women welcome MJ Akbar's resignation as Union minister; Priya Ramani says she feels 'vindicated'

After MJ Akbar resigned as the Minister of State for External Affairs, Priya Ramani tweeted that "as women we feel vindicated"

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.

NCW begins inspection of 12 government-run shelter homes for women, to send reports to WCD ministry
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NCW begins inspection of 12 government-run shelter homes for women, to send reports to WCD ministry

The NCW has initiated inspection of 12 government-run shelter homes for women.

'Something wrong with Kerala govt': NCW decries 'shabby' inquiry in nun rape case, seeks fair probe into other nun's death
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'Something wrong with Kerala govt': NCW decries 'shabby' inquiry in nun rape case, seeks fair probe into other nun's death

National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma on Sunday had lashed out at Kerala MLA PC George over his derogatory comments about the nun from Kerala

Kerala nun rape case: Family claims it was offered Rs 5 crore, 10 acres of land to drop case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal
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Kerala nun rape case: Family claims it was offered Rs 5 crore, 10 acres of land to drop case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Protests are currently taking place in Kerala demanding the arrest of Mulakkal. The Members of Joint Christian Council in Kochi continued their protest for the fourth day at High Court Junction bus station in the city.

Kerala nun rape case: Missionaries of Jesus calls accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal an 'innocent soul', say can't crucify him based on 'allegations'
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Kerala nun rape case: Missionaries of Jesus calls accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal an 'innocent soul', say can't crucify him based on 'allegations'

Nuns from Kerala are seeking justice for a fellow nun who had accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of the Jalandhar diocese of raping her multiple times in two years.

NCW demands action against MLA PC George after he calls Kerala nun 'prostitute' for accusing bishop of rape
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NCW demands action against MLA PC George after he calls Kerala nun 'prostitute' for accusing bishop of rape

National Commission for Women chief Rekha Sharma lashed out at Kerala MLA PC George over his derogatory comments about the rape victim nun from Kerala.