Articles about Delhi Commission For Women
27 Jan 2022India
In a shocking incident in Delhi, an alleged rape survivor was kidnapped, her face was blackened, head tonsured, and was garlanded with slippers before being paraded amid shouts and cheers.
13 Jul 2021India
Covered and gated toilets inside cells, increase in number of lawyers, and restarting the Mulakaat program till COVID-19 cases are under control are some recommendations made by Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati Maliwal for women lodged in Tihar Jail.
10 Jun 2021India
Young women should not be given mobile phones as they "talk with boys and later run away with them," said a member of the Uttar Pradesh Women Commission - triggering outrage and raising questions about the deep-rooted misogyny and gender bias in the Indian society.
16 Jan 2021Delhi
In a horrifying incident, a 17-year-old boy was allegedly forced to undergo a sex-change operation around four years ago and repeatedly raped by a group of men in Delhi's Geeta Colony area, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) stated.
01 Aug 2020India
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal and Women and Child Development Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam raided an old age home in the national capital on Friday.
02 Apr 2020India
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has taken suo motu cognizance of the state of brothels operating at GB Road in the national capital.
03 Dec 2019India
On Tuesday, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said the police stopped her from sitting on an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar.
06 Jul 2019India
A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Dwarka Sector 23, Delhi, the police said on Friday.
21 May 2019India
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Monday claimed to have busted a sex racket, operating out of a spa inside a mall in North Delhi's Rohini area.
13 May 2019India
A woman, hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Hapur is fighting for her life after she set herself on fire.
30 Dec 2018Delhi
Delhi Police has sought the assistance of the Nepal Embassy and the NGOs of Nepalese origin for investigation in the case of the disappearance of eight women and a minor from a Shahdara shelter home earlier this month.
10 Nov 2018India
In a shocking incident, a 95-year-old woman, who was held captive by her daughter-in-law, was rescued by the Delhi Commission for Women on Friday.
19 Sep 2018India
In a shocking incident, a 50-year-old woman, who was held captive by her own brother for two years, was rescued by Delhi Commission for Women on Tuesday.
11 Sep 2018India
The mother of the 23-year-old paramedic student, who was brutally gang-raped and murdered in 2012, today said she approached the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to look into the delay in execution of the convicts.
12 Aug 2018India
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 so that quick action can be taken and also there is no "embarrassment" to the education department.
01 Aug 2018India
At least 39 Nepali girls were rescued from a hotel in Delhi's Paharganj by a joint team of the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) and the Delhi Police in the early hours today, the women's panel said.
28 Jul 2018India
A 32-year-old man involved in the Munirka human trafficking case in Delhi, where 16 Nepali women were rescued, has been arrested, the police said today.
22 Jul 2018India
The Delhi government would double the financial assistance provided to the Resident Welfare Associations and NGOs registered with the Delhi Parks and Gardens Society for maintenance of parks and gardens across the city.
17 Jul 2018Delhi
Tainting Delhi's name once again, a man allegedly raped a six-year-old outside a temple at DDU Marg in central Delhi on Saturday.
20 May 2018India
With the accelerating number of brutal child rape cases in Delhi, experts stress for a rehabilitation policy for victims.
18 May 2018India
A 20-year-old blind rape survivor is planning to discontinue the legal case after her uncle was found hanging outside a shanty in Delhi's Karol Bagh.
22 Apr 2018India
Swati Maliwal, chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women, ended her 9-day fast at Rajghat, New Delhi on Sunday after President Ram Nath Kovind approved death penalty for those convicted of raping children below 12 years.
16 Apr 2018India
In the wake of the horrific rape cases that have shamed the nation, Anand Mahindra, the Chairman of Mahindra Group, has volunteered to execute the perpetrators.
16 Apr 2018India
India has taken to streets once again like it did after December 16, 2012.
11 Apr 2018India
Supreme Court today asked Centre to grant protection to a Karnataka woman who alleged that she has been married-off without her consent.
02 Mar 2018Delhi
Marital discord apparently drove a man to take his wife's life. Umesh, a mechanic in Delhi's Bindapur, strangled Meenakshi, slit her throat with a kitchen knife, and surrendered to police.
13 Jun 2017India
The Uttarakhand HC has directed all courts in the state to hear cases of acid attack, sexual harassment, stalking and voyeurism daily and dispose them of in three months.
07 May 2017India
Bombay HC has refused a plea by rape accused Gopal Shetye, who was jailed in 2009 and acquitted 7 years later. He had sought Rs. 200cr as compensation.
28 Apr 2017India
Parents of a rape survivor in Delhi have alleged that her school has asked them not to send her to classes as it would "tarnish" their institute's name.
23 Apr 2017Politics
Within a day of getting expelled from the Congress, Barkha Shukla Singh joined the BJP and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies.
21 Mar 2017India
Months after the Centre announced categorization of acid attack victims as 'disabled' to ensure them reservation in jobs, a notification on the matter still remains pending, with no specific deadline mentioned.
28 Feb 2017Delhi
India's first integrated heliport was inaugurated on Tuesday by Civil Minister Gajapathi Raju.
10 Feb 2017Delhi
1.3 kilos of cocaine was recovered from an African-origin smuggler who arrived in Delhi on February 6.
28 Jan 2017Delhi
In 2016, there were reportedly 1393 deaths in road accidents in Delhi. Four out of every 10 victims were pedestrians, while 503 two-wheeler riders were killed. The two Ring Roads claimed 203 deaths; NH-8, GT Karnal Road accounted for most other fatalities.
14 Dec 2016India
The Delhi HC while issuing a direction in a rape case where a man raped and impregnated his 14-year-old stepdaughter, said that a child "born out of rape" was also authorized to get compensation like "maintenance and support".