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Press Releases

2019

December
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17.12.2019 NCW organized a consultation on Women and Children in Disasters: Need for Policy
September
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25.09.2019 One day workshop on Cyber Security and Investigation
25.09.2019 The National Commission for Women has come across a twitter post video regarding brutal lathi charge of protesting Anganwadi workers in Jharkhand. The Commission condemns the unfortunate incident and is seriously concerned about the brutality of the policemen on women reported from the state of Jharkhand.
24.09.2019 NCW organizes a one-day workshop on Cyber Security & Cyber Investigation
20.09.0219 On September 15th 2019, a news item was published in News 18 report captioned Former Inmate of Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Raped by 4 of a Family in Moving Car wherein it was reported that a woman, who had been an inmate of the Muzaffarpur shelter home, was allegedly raped by four men in a moving vehicle in Bettiah town of West Champaran district, less than fourteen months after rehabilitated and reunited with her family on the Court orders. On the basis of this media report, the National Commission for Women took Suo-Motu cognizance of the case and constituted an Inquiry Committee under Section 10(1) read with 10(4) of the NCW Act, 1990, to visit Patna to look into the matter.
18.09.2019 The National Commission for Women under Section 10(1) of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 had taken cognizance of a media report captioned Three sisters stripped and beaten at outpost, 2 cops suspended in Assam appeared in The Indian Express on 18th September 2019, wherein it was reported that three sisters have filed a complaint of being stripped naked and tortured inside a police station in Darrang district. It is further reported that one of the three women said she was pregnant and allegedly has a miscarriage due to the torture.
17.09.2019 The Commission has taken cognizance of a media report captioned Bara Hindu Rao Hospital issues dress code for girls on campus appeared in The New Indian Express dated 15th September 2019
August
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31.08.2019 National Commission for Women organizes a one-day consultation regarding law review of guardianship rights for mothers
28.08.2019 Swami Chinmayanand accused of sexual exploitation of girl: NCW issues notice to DGP, Uttar Pradesh
22.08.2019 NCW issues notice to DGP West Bengal over a case from Jalpaiguri
20.08.2019 NCW writes to DGP Kerala to come to the rescue of Sister Lucy Kalappura
19.08.2019 National Commission for Women took Suo-Motu cognizance of the case reported by media - Chattisgarh Official Husband Caught on Camera Dragging a Woman
16.08.2019 National Commission for Women took Suo-Motu cognizance of the case reported by media - Rajasthan woman suffers miscarriage after gang rape, five arrested
14.08.2019 2 hockey players found hanging by same rope: NCW takes Suo-motu cognizance of the case
14.08.2019 National Commission for Women took Suo-Motu cognizance of the case reported by media - Uzbek national alleges rape by 3 men
13.08.2019 National Commission for Women took Suo-Motu cognizance of the case reported by media - अमेठी में दबंगों ने विधवा महिला और उसकी दो बेटियों की लाठी डंडों से जमकर पिटाई विडियो देखकर दहल गया दिल
07.08.2019 National Commission for Women took Suo-Motu cognizance of the case reported by media - तिहाड़ की महिला कैदी से ट्रेन में रेप, पुलिसवाले पर आरोप
05.08.2019 National Commission for Women organizes a seminar - Empowering women through entrepreneurship - in Tiruchirapalli
05.08.2019 National Commission for Women took Suo-Motu cognizance of the case reported by media - UP man bets wife, loses, lets friends gang rape her twice
January
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05.01.2019 A three-member Inquiry Committee from the National Commission for Women visited Karnataka on 04.01.2019-05.01.2019
03.01.2019 NCW to Conduct Inquiry on the Issue of Bonded Women Labourers in Karnataka Inquiry Committee to Visit Karnataka on January 4th - January 5th, 2019