National Commission for Women (NCW)

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Smriti Irani claims domestic violence didn't increase during lockdown

08 Jun 2020

Smriti Irani claims domestic violence didn't increase during lockdown

Locked down India became disastrous for some women, who had to share the same roof with their abusers round the clock. Several reports suggested that domestic violence saw a spike after March when restrictions were enforced to contain coronavirus' spread.

Students forced to remove underwear to prove they aren't menstruating

14 Feb 2020

Students forced to remove underwear to prove they aren't menstruating

An incident reported from Gujarat's Bhuj shows there is a long way to go before all stigmas related to periods are quashed.

#MeToo-impact: NCW thinks better law to address workplace-harassment is needed

18 Nov 2018

#MeToo-impact: NCW thinks better law to address workplace-harassment is needed

In what can be seen as the aftermath of #MeToo movement which swept India in October, the National Commission for Women is mulling creation of a separate law or policy to address all forms of gender bias at workplaces.

BJP MP calls for a 'purush-aayog', because men suffer too!

03 Sep 2018

BJP MP calls for a 'purush-aayog', because men suffer too!

Harinarayan Rajbhar, a BJP MP from Ghosi, UP, has said there should be a commission for men, like the National Commission for Women, as he believes men suffer too.

Noida: Two women, including a journalist, sexually assaulted in Sector-24

29 Aug 2018

Noida: Two women, including a journalist, sexually assaulted in Sector-24

Two women, including a journalist, were allegedly sexually assaulted by a man in Sector 24 in Noida. One of the complainants claimed the police delayed action which allowed the accused to escape.

#KeralaSexAbuse: Confessions in churches misused, women's panel wants it abolished

27 Jul 2018

#KeralaSexAbuse: Confessions in churches misused, women's panel wants it abolished

In light of two sex scandals that rocked Kerala churches, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked the government to step up and abolish the practice of 'confession' as it obstructs women safety.

Trafficked 33-year-old woman from Siliguri rescued in Goa: NCW

25 Jul 2018

Trafficked 33-year-old woman from Siliguri rescued in Goa: NCW

The National Commission for Women (NCW) in collaboration with the Goa Police rescued a 33-year-old woman, who was trafficked from Siliguri to the coastal state on June 21, the women's body said.