Delhi Commission For Women
16 Jan 2021
Boy forced to undergo sex-change surgery; gangraped multiple times: DCW
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 2020
Delhi: Disabled senior citizens beaten, cramped at old age home
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 2020
DCW takes cognizance of 'inhuman conditions' at GB Road brothels
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 2019
DCW chief writes to Modi demanding death penalty for rapists
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 2019
Six-year-old undergoes surgery after brutal rape in Dwarka; accused arrested
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 2019
Sex racket operating from Delhi mall spa busted by DCW
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 2019
Sold by father, gang-raped, ignored by cops, woman burns self
A woman, hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Hapur is fighting for her life after she set herself on fire.
20 Apr 2019
Delhi: Sex racket busted in Aman Vihar, four held
A sex racket was busted and four persons were arrested in a joint operation conducted by the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) and police in outer Delhi's Aman Vihar, the women's panel said yesterday.
30 Dec 2018
Delhi: Nepal Embassy, NGOs' help sought to find shelter-home inmates
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 2018
Delhi: 95-year-old woman, held captive by daughter-in-law, rescued
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 2018
Starved, lying in excreta: Delhi-woman held captive by brother, rescued
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 2018
Nirbhaya's mother approaches DCW over delay in execution of convicts
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 2018
Report any untoward incident to us: Delhi govt to schools
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 2018
Delhi: 39 Nepali girls rescued in human-trafficking case from Paharganj
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 2018
Delhi: Man held in Munirka trafficking case of Nepali girls
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 2018
Delhi CM Kejriwal doubles financial assistance for maintenance of parks
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 2018
Delhi: Six-year-old mercilessly raped outside famous temple
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 2018
Experts stress for a rehabilitation policy for child rape victims
With the accelerating number of brutal child rape cases in Delhi, experts stress for a rehabilitation policy for victims.
18 May 2018
After uncle kills himself, blind rape-survivor considers withdrawing police case
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 2018
Death for child-rapists: DCW chief Swati Maliwal ends 9-day fast
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 2018
Outraged over Surat rape, Anand Mahindra volunteers to execute rapists
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 2018
Kathua, Unnao rapes: India demands justice, severe punishment for predators
India has taken to streets once again like it did after December 16, 2012.
11 Apr 2018
Marriage without consent: SC wants security for Karnataka woman
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 2018
Delhi: Husband strangles wife, slits her throat, then surrenders
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 2017
HC directs fast disposal of sexual harassment, acid attack cases
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.
26 May 2017
DU Admissions- ECA admissions get more simple
This year, admission procedure for students applying to colleges through the 'Extra-Curricular Activities' quota in DU has changed in many ways.
07 May 2017
No compensation for rape accused wrongly jailed for 7 years
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 2017
Delhi school fears 'bad name' if rape survivor attends classes
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 2017
Barkha Shukla joins BJP after expulsion from Congress
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 2017
Job reservation for acid attack victims remains undecided
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 2017
Delhi inaugurates India's first integrated heliport
India's first integrated heliport was inaugurated on Tuesday by Civil Minister Gajapathi Raju.
10 Feb 2017
1.3 kg cocaine recovered from stomach of African-origin smuggler
1.3 kilos of cocaine was recovered from an African-origin smuggler who arrived in Delhi on February 6.
28 Jan 2017
Delhi saw 1,393 deaths in road accidents last year
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.
22 Dec 2016
Love it, crib about it but can't ignore Delhi!
Among the many things Delhi is known for, one is its ability to shock and surprise people.
14 Dec 2016
Child born out of rape, entitled to compensation: Delhi HC
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".
07 Dec 2016
Jung appoints Dilraj Kaur to NCW
Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung appointed Dilraj Kaur as a member secretary of the Delhi Commission for Women; the Kejriwal government recently termed the appointment of Alka Dhawan to the same post as "unconstitutional."
21 Sep 2016
Kejriwal in DCW FIR, points finger at Modi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's name figured on the FIR lodged against the Delhi Commission for Women over alleged irregularities in appointments.
20 Sep 2016
FIR against DCW chief over appointments
The Anti Corruption Bureau filed an FIR against Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati Maliwal for alleged irregularities in appointments of staff to the panel.
18 Aug 2016
Raid at Delhi Commission for Women
Today on Rakshabandhan, offices of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) were raided by Delhi's Anti-corruption branch (ACB) officials.