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Press Releases

2019

September
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25.05.2019 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.
25.09.2019 One day workshop on Cyber Security and Investigation
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
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