E-Meeting with Director/ Medical Superintendent of Psychiatric Homes to discuss the various measures taken by hospital authorities for the female in-patients during pandemic COVID-19 and the action taken report on the Psychiatric Home report On 20.08.2020 (10:30 am to 12:00 pm)
@NCWIndia held a regional consultation on "Reviewing laws related to Inter-State #Women #MigrantWorkers Member Shyamala S Kundar discussed the issue of 'Special Vulnerability of #Women #MigrantWorkers in the 1st session
Session 2 discussed challenges in grassroot implementation of #Law and #PolicyMeasures related to #Women #MigrantWorkers Measures such as enhanced #EmploymentOpportunities in the parent state and starting information management from #Panchayats to better implement laws for #MigrantWorkers were suggested.
Session 3 discussed #Women #MigrantWorkers and #LabourLaw: Identifying Gaps and Exploring Remedial Measures where suggestions such as setting up of a dedicated workforce to collect and maintain information on #MigrantWorkers were discussed.
@NCWIndia Chairperson Rekha Sharma held an e-meeting with 30 police officials, including state #DGPs and their representatives. The meeting discussed steps taken by states to ensure immediate relief to victims of #DomesticViolence in critical times of #COVID19
National Commission for Women held 2nd Advisory Committee meeting via video-conference today with external members, advisories & State Commissions to discuss on major/important activities of the Commission to be taken up during the current year plan #AatmaNirbharBharatAbhiyaan
Reviews on redressal mechanism & support system for protection of women from crimes & violence, mental healthcare, cyber security are concern areas that the Commission will respond & adapted to new circumstances, such as online counselling, shelter homes, emergency response chat-boxs. #WomenSafety
Skill training for women-led enterprise will align with current MSME's schemes to support women entrepreneurs to sustain the vision of #AatmaNirbharBharat
Webinar hosted by Lovely Professional University, on the "Socio-Legal Framework for Optimizing Women Entrepreneurship in India". Guest Speaker NCW India Chairperson Smt. Rekha Sharma shared insights and strength on #IndiaForward #AatmNirbharBharat vision amidst lockdown & role of women.
Thank you School of Law, Sharda University for inviting the Chairperson Smt. Rekha Sharma and Member Dr.Rajul Desai from National Commission for Women to be part of the discussion on Measures to curb Domestic Violence amid the Lockdown
Session in progress on video conference with all States DG/IG (Prisons) for discussions, update & action taken on Advisory/Recommendation sent earlier by National Commission for Women to improve the condition of Female Prison Wards/Barracks in wake of the #COVID19 crises.
National Commission for Women conducted an online Regional Consultation on "Reviews of Laws Relating to Inter-State Women Migrant Workers", and in context to the challenges & impact of #Covid_19india pandemic crises.
NCW organizes "Consultation on Assisting Women Led Enterprises" in association with Minsitry of MSME, to improve the potential and productivity of women led MSMEs in the country through various effective measures - Skills, Technology, Finance, Market Access to building Infrastructure.
National Commission for Women has organized a Seminar on "Prevention & Abolition of Witch Hunting" in collaboration with Centre for Women Studies, Dibrugarh University, Assam.
The 2-Day Workshop on "Sexual Harrasment of Women at Workplace" was inaugrated at Jawaharlal Nehru University with NCW Chairperson, Smt. Rekha Sharma, as Chief Guest, in collaboration with NCW & Internal Complaint Committee, JNU.
The Members of the Commission met and discussed issues relating to women of Mizoram with Shri P. S. Sreedharan Pillai, Honorable Governor of Mizoram
Interactive Meeting held with State Commission for Women (North East Region) at Aizwal, Mizoram. Discussions on measures taken by SCW on online complaint redressal mechanism, safety & security of women and other empowerment of women activities.
NCW organized a Seminar on "Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship" in collaboration with Women Studies Centre, Mizoram University, Aizwal. Chairperson Smt. Rekha Sharma opens the addressing remarks to the Scholars, Faculty & Participants. Women Entreprenuers from Mizoram shared their success stories at the Seminar. They had good interactions with Chairperson, Members and Member Secretary of the Commission.
A panel discussion was also conducted at seminar wtih the panellists Dr. C Vanlalrangsama, IES, Secretary, Dept. of Planning and Program Implementation (Govt. of Mizoram), Prof. Darun Kumar, IIT Guwahati, Dr Rama Ramaswamy, Dept. of Commerce, Mizoram University.
NCW Inquiry Team led by Member Dr. Rajul L. Desai, along with Advocate Malshree Gadhvi (DLSA) visited the Sahjanand Girls Institute at Bhuj on 16/Feb/2020 to discuss the incident of 'Strip Test'. Three Females held responsible are suspended by the Administration.
An Inquiry team led by NCW Chairperson visited the Allahabad University Campus, interacted with acting Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, Finance Officer & Girls Students to take stock of complaints against allegation of women security in the Campus.
NCW organized a National Seminar on “Prevention & Abolition of the Practice of Witch Hunting in India”, in collaboration with National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi, Jharkhand
Educational visit hosted for 40 students from Noida International University on 10.02.2020 at NCW office, Explained the functioning of the Commission in matters of Dowry, Women-Guardianship, Human Trafficking, Sex Workers, and initiatives taken by NCW to deal with such issues.
NCW Chairperson Smt. Rekha Sharma inaugurated the National Seminar on "Gender Based Violence in India: Social Norms, Social Work & Social Change" organized by Maharaja Sayajiro University, Faculty of Social Work at Vadodara, Gujurat
NCW held the 3rd Regional Consultation at Guwahati (Assam) on, "Female Labour Force Participation in India" organized at National Law University & Judiciary Academy (NLUJA) in association with VV Giri National Law Institute on 06.02.2020. Spread over three sessions, the deliberations were over key concerns regarding FLFPR and Impact of existing Women related Legislations and Child Protection Policies. NCW Member Smt. Soso Shaiza was present at the Consultation and led one of the Sessions as well.
National Commission for Women (NCW) and UN Women organized a National Consultation on the Review of Beijing+25, to galvanize all stakeholders to implement actions that remove the most conspicuous barriers to gender equality. The aim of the consultation was to bring together civil society and the women and youth of India, gender equality advocates from all walks of life, in a national public conversation on the urgent actions that need to be taken for the realization of gender equality.
The inaugural session was attended by Governor of Chhattisgarh, Smt. Anusuiya Uikey, Secretary Ministry of women and Child development, Rabindra Panwar and Ms, Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women.
The objectives of the Consultation were to assess progress and challenges to the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in India over the past 5 year, discuss lessons learned, priority actions required to realized gender equality and the empowerment of women by 2030, discuss emerging areas that have impact on women’s empowerment.
NCW Chairperson Smt. Rekha Sharma met with Women Farmers from Farm Suicide States (suicide-effected families), with help of MAKAAM NGO to discuss about challenges faced by them in current scenario.
Smt. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, NCW held a meeting with NGOs working towards the welfare of women in Uttar Pradesh on 25th November 2019. The meeting was held at UP Mahila Aayog office in Lucknow in the presence of Smt. Vimla Batham, Chairperson and Smt. Sushma Singh, Vice-Chairperson UP Mahila Aayog.
Prize Distribution Function Gender Sensitization and Legal Awareness Programe for the students of Kendriya Vidyalayas Delhi Region at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Mrs. Rekha Sharma, Member, National Commission for Women attended International Conference on Protection of rights of the Migrant Workers in Kathmandu, Nepal from November 12th to 14th 2019. She spoke about the issues of women migrant workers at the conference.
The National Commission for Women organized a Gender Sensitisation workshop for police officials of Andaman & Nicobar islands on 22nd October, 2019 . Smt. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women chaired the workshop and spoke about the role of police to curb the crimes against women and how to empathise with rape victims and treat them when they approach them for filing complaint.
Smt. Rekha Sharma had an interactive meeting with the senior police officials of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The meeting was convened by DGP Shri Dependra Pathak.
Smt. Kamlesh Gautam, Member, Ncw Visit To Nari Niketan, Raipur On 08.8.2019.
@NCWIndia in collaboration with IIM Kashipur organized a seminar on 'Gender stereotyping in Campus Placement' at IIM campus where member Chandramukhi Devi and Member Secretary Meenakshi Gupta participated.
Ms Kamlesh Gautam, Member, NCW attended a program as chief guest in Firojabad on 27.01.2017
The National Commission for Women has convened a meeting of all State Commissions for Women today in the premises of the Commission in New Delhi to discern and share good practices.
यौन उत्पीड़न मामले में National Commission for Women ने आकाशवाणी के डीजी और प्रसार भारती के सीईओ से की मुलाकात
Mahila Jan Sunwai, chaired by Member Ms. Soso Shaiza, was held in South Delhi today for effective and speedy resolution of complaints received by the National Commission for Women
ACP South District of Delhi Police and representatives of District Legal Legal Service (DLSA) were also present.
Member Smt. Chandramukhi Devi called on Smt. Draupadi Murmu, Hon'ble Govenor of Jharkhand at Raj Bhawan in #Ranchi
They discussed at length various issues related to women in the state.
#Karnataka | Today the National Commission for Women's Inquiry Committee, led by Smt. Rekha Sharma, visited #Hassan to investigate into the recent case of women bonded labourers rescued from a plantation in Savanthahalli Village.
The Committee met concerned district officers and some of the victims to ascertain the facts and circumstances of the case.
Secretary, Karnataka State Commission for Women, Dy. Commissioner, SP Hassan District, Addnl. SP, Hassand District, Assistant Labour Commissioner,
officials of WCD Dept. and Social Welfare Dept., Tehsildar and Executive Officer of Hassan District were also present.
Glimpses of the Gender Sensitization Programme conducted by the National Commission for Women for 984 officers of Delhi Police at Police Training Centre, New Delhi on 29.12.2018.
Our expert gender trainers Ms. Chetna Soni (Research Officer, NCW), Mr. Sarvesh Pandey (Counselor, NCW) . Ms. Avni Bahri (Junior Technical Expert, NCW) and Mr. Piyush Chhabra (Junior Technical Expert, NCW) conducted interactive sessions on a wide range of topics.The goal is to sensitize officers on gender issues and empower the police force with the ability to perform their duties more effectively and without prejudice and discrimination.
Mr. Nitish Chandan of Cyber Peace Foundation conducted a session on 'Cyber Crime Against Women- Issues & Redressal'.
On 28.12.208, the National Commission for Women conducted two Mahila Jan Sunwais in Uttar Pradesh.
The 2nd Mahila Jan Sunwai was held at Police Line, #Agra and was chaired by Member Smt. Kamlesh Gautam.
Superintendent of Police, Agra and concerned IOs of cases were present and 52 cases were taken up by the NCW team.
#OneStopCentres play a vital role in helping women in distress across the country.
On 28.12.2018, a team from the National Commission for Women led by Member Smt Chandramukhi Devi, conducted a surprise visit of one such facility in #Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh to review the range of services provided to women in the region.
Glimpses of the Mahila Jan Sunwai organised by the National Commission for Women on 28.12.2018 in #Ghaziabad
The Jan Sunwai was chaired by Member Smt. Chandramukhi Devi. Officers of Uttar Pradesh Police including SP Ghaziabad and SDPO, DLSA advocates and Protection Officer of Welfare Deptt., Uttar Pradesh are also present.
The National Commission for Women has taken cognizance of the media report captioned Uttrakhand Woman Set on Fire by Stalker is Critical. Shifted to Delhi published in Haribhumi on 19.12.2018
Today, a team from NCW, led by Member Smt. Chandramukhi Devi, visited the victim in the hospital. The NCW team also met the mother of victim and assured that Commission will provide all possible help to ensure appropriate action is taken against the accused, as per law.
Additional Medical Superintendent has informed NCW that the hospital will continue providing the best medical treatment and facilities available.
Member Ms. Soso Shaiza attended a 'Consultation on Human Trafficking' organized by PRAYAS - to commemorate their 30 years journey of combating Human Trafficking- on 13.12.2018 in New Delhi. Survivors of human trafficking attended the programme and shared their stories.
Dialogue Initiative Foundation, in aasociation with National Commission for Women, organised a programme on "Women Security & Society" on 16th December, 2018 at IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi. Smt. Rekha Sharma chaired the programme as Chief Guest.
A two-day #LegalAwarenessProgramme was organised in Belonia District in South Tripura. Participants were made aware of their legal rights, and the procedure and method of access to the legal system. The programme was sponsored by the National Commission for Women and organised by Tripura State Commission for Women.
Miss Tikhala Itaye, Chair, SheDecidesGFI visited the Commission on 13th December, 2018. Smt. Rekha Sharma, Member Smt. Chandramukhi Devi and senior officials of the National Commission for Women had an insightful discussion with Miss Tikhala and shared views and experiences on various issues related to women.
Smt. Rekha Sharma chairs the 2nd consultation meeting for finalising tools of #SwadharGreh survey today at the Commission.
Member Ms. Soso Shaiza, Member Smt. Chandramukhi Devi, senior officials of NCW and various stakeholders are also present.
Ms. Soso Shaiza called on Shri N. Biren Singh, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Manipur in Imphal. Ms. Shaiza was felicitated by the Chief Minister on being appointment as Member, National Commission for Women.
The National Commission for Women, in partnership with Facebook and Cyber Peace Foundation, launched the ''Digital Literacy & Online Safety Programme for North East Women'' in Imphal, Manipur. The North East edition of the ''Digital Literacy Programme'' was launched by Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon''ble Governor of Manipur. Ms. Nemcha Kipgen, Hon''ble Minister of Social Justice & Cooperation, Smt. Rekha Sharma, Hon''ble Chairperson, National Commission for Women, Ms. Soso Shaiza, Hon'ble Member, National Commission for Women were also present for the launch. Over 400 students from Imphal and various districts of Manipur participated in the inauguration function and attended the first ''Digital Shakti'' training programme.
Member Smt. Soso Shaiza and Member Smt. Chandramukhi Devi interacted with final semester LLB students visiting from Durgapur Institute of Legal Studies, West Bengal on November 29th 2018
The National Commission for Women (NCW) organized a one-day consultation regarding law review on “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace” (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 on November 17th, 2018 in the premises of the National Commission for Women, New Delhi.
The National Commission for Women as per its mandates has been reviewing legal safeguards for women and recommending remedial legislatives measures.
In compliance with its mandates and considering the recent spurt in sexual harassment reported in the media, it was decided to take up the review of the POSH Act with a view to examine whether existing provisions of the Act require any amendments.
Experts including Justice Sujata Manohar (Retd.), Justice G. Rohini (Retd.), Prof. (Dr) G.S. Bajpai, Registrar, National Law University, New Delhi, Advocate Flavia Agnes, Advocate Madhu Mehra, Ms. Suneeta Dhar, Pam Pajput, Prof. (Dr.) Mrinal Satish, various other stakeholders attended the meeting to deliberate on the various lacunae identified in the Act and made recommendations for the proper implementation of the Act in addressing the issues of sexual harassment of women at all workplaces in the country.
As part of #vigilanceweek2018, Smt. Rekha Sharma administered the ''Integrity Pledge'' at the Commission today. National Commission for Women employees took the Pledge affirming their commitment to eradicate corruption and to uphold the highest standards of honesty and integrity at all times.
An online safety & #digitalliteracy workshop was conducted for National Commission for Women employees at the Commission on November 1st. #Cybersecurity experts from Cyber Peace Foundation highlighted the emerging threats online, the importance of promoting #digitalliteracy for women and raising awareness about #cybercrimes. Participants were also made aware of the recourse available to women to prevent and redress such crimes.
A consultation meeting on ‘Economic Rehabilitation of Women Deserted by NRI Husbands’ was organised by the National Commission for Women on 23/10/2018 at the Centre for Social Work, Panjab University, Chandigarh. The broad purpose of this meeting was to formulate a systematic plan of partnership between NCW and NGOs in #Punjab for measures towards rehabilitation of women and their children affected on account of various issues arising from #NRIMarriages
The meeting was chaired by Shri K.L. Sharma, Joint Secretary, NCW
Smt. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women interacted with beneficiaries of various women empowerment and welfare schemes on 08/10/2018 in Patna. She also reviewed the progress of the implementation of these schemes being carried out by the Bihar Women & Child Development Department and Health Department.
Gender Sensitization Programme for Himachal Pradesh Police at 2nd IRBn Sakoh in Dharamshala. Around 60 police of rank of SI, ASI, and Head Constable, a medical officer, and an NGO representative participated in the workshop on 05/10/2018
Shri Alok Rawat, Member, National Commission for Women visited #Chhattisgarh to take review all women-related central government schemes and their implementation in the State. Shri Alok Rawat, Member, National Commission for Women visited Chhattisgarh to take review all women-related central government schemes and their implementation in the State. Representatives of the Chhattisgarh Women & Child Development Deptt. and Heath Deptt. were also present.
The National Commission for Women has convened a meeting with senior officials of Delhi Police at the Commission today with a view to strengthen coordination between the Commission and Delhi Police to collectively ensure safety for women in the capital. Senior officers of Delhi Police participated in this meeting.
This week is International Week of the Deaf and today representatives of the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) visited the Commission to raise awareness about the Deaf Community, sign languages, and the rights of deaf individuals.
Smt. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women met the team of Gauravi (Sakhi)- #OneStopCentre in Bhopal. Their tireless efforts to ensure safety and security for distressed women through services ranging from social support, counselling, legal aid and temporary shelter is admirable.
Smt. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women interacted with beneficiaries of various central Government schemes for women in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh to understand the impact of these schemes on ground level.
Smt. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women with ‘Aayog Sakhis’ of Madhya Pradesh. These ‘Aayog Sakhis’ are part of a committee formed by the Madhya Pradesh State Commission for Women for speedy redressal of complaints at the block and district level. Aside from complaint redressal, ''Aayog Sakhis'' also work tirelessly to enable women to understand the method of access to the legal systems by conducting legal awareness programmes at district and sub-district levels in the state.
Special Programme to Felicitate Dr Najma Heptulla, Honorable Governor of Manipur on being awarded Outstanding Parliamentarian Award
Panel Discussion titled "Perspective : Political Participation & Representation of Women in India" - Venue - Auditorium, National Commission for Women, New Delhi, Delhi
A two-member team from the National Commission for Women (NCW), led by Member Shri Alok Rawat, conducted an inspection of Thane Central Jail on 25.07.2018.
As part of the National Commission for Women’s (NCW) ongoing endeavor to bring a higher level of sensitivity among police personnel, the Commission conducted a one-day Gender Sensitization Training Programme for the Bihar Police force on 17th July at the Bihar Agriculture Management & Extension Training Institute (BAMETI), Patna, Bihar.
NCW organized gender sensitization workshop in Kerala Police Academy on 05.07.2018, 700 police officials / trainees attended the workshop.
National Commission for Women, Facebook and Cyber Peace Foundation launched the 1st training workshop of the ‘Digital Literacy and Online Safety Programme’ at Punjab University, Chandigarh on 18th June, 2018. Hon’ble Governor Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki graced the occasion as Chief Guest.
The National Commission for Commission convened a two-day interactive meeting with the State Commissions for Women (SCW) that was held from 8th May to 9th May, 2018 at the Commission in New Delhi. On conclusion of the two-day conference of the NCW and State Women Commissions, six resolutions were passed for future course of action.