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2019

January
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NCW to Conduct Inquiry on the Issue of Bonded Women Labourers in Karnataka Inquiry Committee to Visit Karnataka on January 4th - January 5th, 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

05.01.2019

A three-member Inquiry Committee from the National Commission for Women visited Karnataka on 04.01.2019-05.01.2019

2018

October
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18-10-2018

The Commission urges women who have come forward on social media and other platforms about their alleged harassers to send their formal written complaints to ncw[dot]metoo[at]gmail[dot]com

16-10-2018

The National Commission for Women has summoned the Director General of Police, West Bengal to appear before the Commission on October 25, 2018.

10-10-2018

The National Commission for Women has taken a serious note of the instances of sexual harassment of women that have figured in the media recently.

04-10-2018

In the matter of Shri P.C. George, MLA, Poonjar, who allegedly made objectionable remarks about the nun who has filed complaint of rape against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, Shri George was sent a notice to appear before the Commission on 04th October, 2018.

03-10-2018

The National Commission for Women has written to Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs regarding the plight of Indian women in NRI marriages.

September
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26-09-2018

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.

14-09-2018

Taking cognizance of recent reports in the media regarding gross violation of the rights of women living in Swadhar Grehs in the country the National Commission for Women initiated inspection of 12 such homes in the country.

06-09-2018

NCW took cognizance of various media reports published on 05.09.2018, wherein it has been reported that a woman leader has allegedly accused the Shoranur MLA of sexual assault at the party office at Manarcaud in Palakkad, Kerala.

2005

October
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02-Oct-2005

Gang Rape of a Woman in the precincts of a temple in Jodhpur city,Rajasthan;NCW took cognizance of the matter

    03-Oct-2005

    Successful resolution of a case in NCW

      06-Oct-2005

      NCW plans to appeal against the Delhi High Court verdict holding the marriage of a girl child of age 15 legally valid

        18-Oct-2005

        Rape of a girl in Subji Mandi area of New Delhi,NCW took cognizance of the matter

          September
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          06-Sep-2005

          Complaint and Investigation Cell

          09-Sep-2005

          Setup of National Resource centre for Women and commencement of online complaints registration

          27-Sep-2005

          Alleged sex scandal of a Cabinet minister of the Government of Rajasthan;NCW took up the issue

          27-Sep-2005

          Case regarding the expulsion of a girl student from Janki Devi Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, Mayur Vihar in Delhi

          August
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          02-Aug-2005

          Rape and sexual exploitation of a tribal woman by senior police officers of Jharkhand; NCW conducted hearing

          22-Aug-2005

          NCW welcomes the introduction of "The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Bill 2005" by the Government in Lok Sabha

          May
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          02-May-2005

          Case of Miss. Anjali Gupta, IAF

          April
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          07-Apr-2005

          Consulative Meeting on" Issues of achievements and Challenges in promoting Gender Equality and Women Empowerment after Beijing +10"

          February
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          22-Feb-2005

          Visit of five member delegation from Sudan

          2010

          September
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          30-Sep-2010

          Dr. Vyas, will be the Chief Guest of Honour at the International Non-Violene Day on October 2, 2010 organised by Mahendra Narayan Nidhi Memorial Foundation, Nepal

          August
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          04-Aug-2010

          Press release on the finalised the draft of the National Policy for Women recommended by the Commission for the agricultural sector

          July
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          07-Jul-2010

          Press Release on National Consultation with State Women Commissions for two-days on 5th & 6th July, 2010

          22-Jul-2010

          Press Release on the conclusions and recommendations of the study on the 'Impact of Suicides on families and Women in Handloom and Powerloom Sectors in Andhra Pradesh' sponsored by the Commission

          June
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          02-Jun-2010

          The NCW has taken suo-moto cognizance to enquire into the incident of a 18 years old dalit girl and her 70 years old father were burnt alive on 21st April, in Mirchipur village in Hissar district in Haryana

          03-Jun-2010

          The NCW has taken suo moto cognizance into the incident wherein three women named Sushila Devi, Shafina Bibi and Sageeran Bibi were allegedly physically, mentally harassed and tortured for witch-crafting by villagers of Patharghatia Village, Deograh District, Jharkhand

          08-Jun-2010

          Brief note on service providers and shelter homes under PWDV Act 2005 - Need for Involvement of Corporate Sectors in Establishing Shelter Homes

          10-Jun-2010

          The NCW has taken suo moto cognizance into the incident wherein it has been stated a 30 year old women was forced to strip in the presence of her minor son at a west Delhi police post

          17-Jun-2010

          The NCW has taken suo moto cognizance into the incident wherein a 19 year old girl and her lover were murdered by the girl’s family in North-East Delhi

          17-Jun-2010

          Meerut Gang Rape case

          23-Jun-2010

          The Commission organized a meeting with representatives of the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) and Broadcast Editors Association (BEA) in order to share and discuss concerns of the Commission on issues related to indecent representation of women in the media and the need for self-regulation

          May
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          25-May-2010

          Press meet in the matter of the Ruchika Giroltra case

          26-May-2010

          The Indian Parliamentary Delegation under the Chairmanship of Smt. Meira Kumar, Honourable Speaker left for Bhutan today. The delegation includes Dr. Girija Vyas, MP, Chairperson, National Commission for Women and Smt. Sushma Swaraj, MP, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha

          April
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          01-Apr-2010

          The National Commission for Women in consultation with NHRC has taken a strong objection of the serial “Na Aana ish desh Lado” aired on Colors TV

          March
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          15-Mar-2010

          Condolence message of Chairperson, NCW for a bus accident at Sawai Madhopur District, Rajasthan

          19-Mar-2010

          Gouging of the eyes of a couple ordered by the panchayat of village in Greater NOIDA

          31-Mar-2010

          The Commission applauds the decision of the Session Court in Karnal against the Khap Panchayats for Honour Killings

          February
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          26-Feb-2010

          Budget Reaction

          18-Feb-2010

          Sultanpur Rape case

          20-Feb-2010

          Hazards of Emergency Contraceptive Pills: - I Pill Unwanted 72 etc.

          January
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          27-Jan-2010

          Goa rape case

          2011

          August
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          02-Aug-2011

          Smt. Mamta Sharma has joined as Chairperson, National Commission for Women with effect from 2.8.2011 and Dr. Charu Wali Khanna also taken charge as Member NCW today

          May
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          10-May-2011

          Ms. Yasmeen Abrar, Hon'bl Chairperson, NCW visits Greater Noida and Farukhabad in Uttar Pradesh

          April
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          11-Apr-2011

          Mrs. Yasmeen Abrar, Member, NCW will act as Chairperson, NCW in the vacancy caused on completion of tenure of Dr. Girija Vyas. She will hold the office of Chairperson, NCW till the vacancy is filled by a fresh nomination under sub section (4) of Section 4 of NCW Act 1990 or until further orders

          13-Apr-2011

          Press meet of Ms. Yasmeen Abrar on 13th April, 2011

          14-Apr-2011

          The National Commission for Women has sought an action taken report from the Uttar Pradesh Government in which a national level sports persons was thrown off a moving train by some robbers in Barelly

          March
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          11-Mar-2011

          The National Commission for Women is celebrating the centenary of International Women's Day, 2011 on 11th March, 2011. The theme of the centenary celebration is “Access to Justice”

          15-Mar-2011

          NCW views and actions on certain relevant issues pertaining to women

          25-Mar-2011

          Report of the Women MPs meet to discuss various issues and laws relating to women

          25-Mar-2011

          The National Commission for Women organized a meet with women MPs to discuss various draft bills relating to women recommended by the Commission on 25 March, 2011

          February
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          07-Feb-2011

          The National Commission for Women has taken suo moto cognizance of the incident when a Dalit girl's limbs and nose were chopped with an axe when she dared to resist the four men who were trying to rape her

          14-Feb-2011

          The National Commission for Women in co-ordination with the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs is organizing a National Seminar on “Issues relating to NRI Marriages” on 15th Februrary, 2011, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

          28-Feb-2011

          Dr. Girija Vyas, Chairperson, National Commission for Women called the budget as positive and development oriented aimed at inclusive growth

          January
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          11-Jan-2011

          Dr. Girija Vyas, Chairperson, National Commission for Women is visiting Rome from 14th to 16th January, 2011 to attend the meeting of the progressive Parliamentary Leaders Conference in Rome

          28-Jan-2011

          The National Commission for Women has taken suo moto cognizance of the incident of the Dalit Girl raped and murdered on the outskirts of Lucknow in UP

          2012

          December
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          03-Dec-2012

          the National Commission For Women Has Taken Suo Moto Cognizance Of The Report Which Appeared On Electronic Media Show Shot Wife Say It Is Honour Killing wherein reportedly a 29 years old man who appeared on TV show speak out against KHAP Panchayat was gunned down in broad day light on November 24 in Badhgari (Bulanandshaher) in Uttar Pradesh

          03-Dec-2012

          Smt. Mamta Sharma Chairperson National Commission for Women is coming out with a Wallet book which contains all the information of where women should go and whom to ask and call for help in Emergency

          07-Dec-2012

          The Commission has been constituted an inquiry committee into the complaint regarding the alleged Sexual Harassment of Female Post Graduate students by professors of a Medical College, Delhi

          20-Dec-2012

          National Commission for Women organised a consultation on the Reviewing the Strategies to improve the provisions of PC&PNDT Act on 20th December, 2012

          21-Dec-2012

          Smt Mamta Sharma Honourable Chairperson National commission for Women has requested to the Central Government and State Government Of NCT of Delhi that Financial assistance should be given to the victim

          27-Dec-2012

          Press Release on Enquiry made by the National Commission for Women into the complaint regarding the alleged Sexual Harassment of Female post graduate students by Professors of a Medical College, Delhi

          28-Dec-2012

          NCW constituted an “Inquiry Committee” to enquire into the alleged incident of the media report “Police inaction drives rape victim to suicide in Punjab”

          29-Dec-2012

          PRESS STATEMENT : The National Commission for Women pays tribute to the gang rape victim

          31-Dec-2012

          A delegation headed by Shri Sanjeev Arora, President, Indraprastha Sanjivani, submitted a memorandum to Smt. Mamta Sharma, Chairperson, NCW

          31-Dec-2012

          National Commission for Women observed a two minute silence to mark respect towards the deceased rape victim

          November
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          08-Nov-2012

          The National Commission for Women inaugurated a Mini Video Conferencing facility with the State Commissions of Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Nagaland and West Bengal for quick Network between NCW and State Women Commissions who welcomed the move

          October
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          05-Oct-2012

          National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo-moto cognizance and constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into an incident wherein a woman police constable was allegedly chased and badly beaten up by the mob in Bhubaneswar. (Recommendations)

          23-Oct-2012

          The National Commission for Women has taken suo-moto cognizance into the alleged incident of the media report “Mahila Ko Ardhnagan kar teen kilometer ghumaya” in Murena, M.P. Dr. Charu WaliKhanna was the Chairperson of the inquiry committee

          01-Oct-2012

          The NCW Inquiry Committee has visited the crime spots in district Hissar and Jind in Haryana

          01-Oct-2012

          Press release on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti

          05-Oct-2012

          The Commission has constituted an inquiry committee to inquire into a media report "Banasthali Vidyapith Campus under siege over rape claims" wherein it is reported that Banasthali Vidyapith in Tonk’s Niwai area witnessed widespread student unrest late on Thursday as some 5,000 girls demonstrated on the campus alleging rape of students

          September
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          04-Sep-2012

          National Commission for Women has taken suo- moto cognizance of an alleged incident wherein as reported that a young girl allegedly committed suicide near Domoria Railway station flyover, Jalander, Punjab by jumping before the train after being hounded by overzealous cops on a Naka led by a lady inspector who allegedly humiliated the young girl in the full glare of media

          19-Sep-2012

          The Commission has taken suo-moto cognizance of the media report wherein it is stated that a woman constable was chased and badly beaten up by the mob in Bhubaneswar

          22-Sep-2012

          Dr. Charu WaliKhanna Member NCW, Chief Guest at legal awareness camp on “Reproductive Health Rights, Foeticide, Infanticide, PC & PNDT Act, 1994, and The Medical Termination of Pregnancy ACT” held on 21 and 22 September, 2012

          25-Sep-2012

          The Commission has taken suo-moto cognizance in to the media report "Stalked by Neighbor UP girl hangs herself in classroom” wherein as reported a 12th class student in Sitapur town Uttar Pradesh was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her classroom by other students

          28-Sep-2012

          Commission has taken suo-moto cognizance in the media report where it is alleged that three persons raped a woman 32 at a spot 20 Km. from Jind town made a video clip of the incident and circulated it in the area

          August
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          07-Aug-2012

          Smt. Mamta Sharma, Honourable, Chairperson, National Commission for Women congratulated Ms. Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom for their performance in London Olympics in a congratulatory message sent to them

          07-Aug-2012

          The National Commission for Women has taken suo-moto cognizance of the reported incident of the death of a woman who was allegedly found dead having met a lonely and horrific end at her Mohali residence

          09-Aug-2012

          The National Commission for Women, in exercise of its powers conferred under Sections 8 (1), read with Sections 10 (1) and 10 (4) of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990, constituted an “Inquiry Committee” to inquire into the incident of killing by natal family in Outer District of Delhi

          10-Aug-2012

          The National Commission for Women has taken Suo –Moto cognizance of the alleged incident wherein a twenty three old ex air hostess of MDLR airline committed suicide

          21-Aug-2012

          National Commission for Women constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into media report wherein a man allegedly put a lock on his wife’s private parts in Indore; and the reported case of a 20 years old women ( a child bride) who was allegedly raped by five men and later sold, besides being allegedly abandoned by her in-laws for non-fulfillment of dowry demand, in Sagar district, Madhya Pradesh

          22-Aug-2012

          National Commission for Women had taken suo moto cognizance of the alleged incident of a girl who was allegedly cremated by her family in Bhaipur - Brahampur village, P.S. Rabupura, Greater Noida of UP.

          24-Aug-2012

          National Commission for Women constituted an inquiry committee to inquire into various media reports wherein as reported on 11th August 2012 in a protest agitation by some organisations against the community violence in Assam in Azad maiden Mumbai, women police Officers of the Mumbai police who were on their duty and women in general were allegedly mishandled, harassed and molested

          28-Aug-2012

          The National Commission for women has taken suo-moto cognizance of the alleged incident of the women police staff on duty at Azad Maidan, Mumbai on 11.8.2012 wherein they were molested, mishandle, outraged and assaulted by the culprits

          06-Aug-2012

          The National commission for Women has taken suo-moto cognizance of an alleged incident wherein as reported a twenty three old air hostess committed suicide on 5.8.2012 night in her residence in Delhi and left behind a suicide note squarely blaming ex Haryana MoS her employer and chief of co-ordination with her ex employers company

          06-Aug-2012

          The National Commission for Women has been concerned deeply about the conditions of widows in Vrindavan and has been actively participating in the Committee set up by the Supreme Court in addition to undertaking independent visits

          July
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          06-Jul-2012

          Mrs. Mamta Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women has taken up the matter of commodification of women and use of offensive and derogatory language against women in advertisements with the Minister of Information and Broadcasting

          09-Jul-2012

          The National Commission for Women has taken suo-moto cognizance of press reports regarding offensive Clip etc on jailed Athlete, Pinki Pramanik

          10-Jul-2012

          Mrs. Mamta Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women constituted an “Inquiry Committee” to inquire into the alleged incident of 1st May 2012 wherein a woman MP from Dahod Constituency was allegedly physically assaulted by Gujarat Police

          18-Jul-2012

          Smt Mamta Sharma Hon’ble chairperson National commission for women denied the press reports quoting her saying that women should dress carefully as published in National Newspaper

          18-Jul-2012

          The Hon’ble Smt. Mamta Sharma, Chairperson, along with Smt. Nirmala Samant Prabhavalkar, Member of National Commission for Women, met the Chief Minister of Assam today at Guwahati, and handed over the report along with the recommendation made by inquiry committee

          19-Jul-2012

          National Commission for Women is deeply concerned with rising trends of social intolerance, and more particularly crimes against women

          31-Jul-2012

          The National Commission for Women has taken suo-moto cognizance in two incidents of Karnatka and Kolkata

          June
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          28-Jun-2012

          DR. Charu WaliKhanna, Member, NCW visited Amritsar on 22.06.2012 to discuss “Issues concerning women” with special reference to Domestic Violence

          May
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          28-May-2012

          NCW seeks Prez intervention for 33% quota for women NCW seeks Prez intervention for 33% quota for women

          April
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          02-Apr-2012

          National Commission for Women constituted an enquiry committee to inquire into the recent incidents of crime against women in West Bengal. The three member committee visited the state of West Bengal during 2-3 April, 2012. The committee Included Ms Wansuk Syeim, Member NCW as chairperson and Ms. Anita Agnihotri I.A.S. Member Secretary, NCW and Nirmala Samant Prabhavalkar, Member NCW as members. The committee also met the CM of West Bengal

          March
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          13-Mar-2012

          International Women Days Celebrations On 13th March 2012 At Constitution Club New Delhi

          February
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          13-Feb-2012

          Smt Mamta Sharma Chairperson National Commission for Women expressed shock and urged the State Government and police to take appropriate steps to ensure safety and security to women in Delhi and NCR areas

          16-Feb-2012

          Press Release on Enquiry made by the National Commission for Women in the case of alleged rape case of a girl in Pipili, Odisha

          January
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          30-Jan-2012

          Press note of Hon'ble Chairperson on the comment of Shri Mulayam Singh wherein he has made statement that rape victim will be given government jobs if his party comes in power

          2013

          December
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          17-Dec-2013

          National Commission for Women (NCW), after taking the suo-moto cognizance of the media reports on the incidents of trafficking of Women in the States of Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal for forced labour has constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into these incidents

          06-Dec-2013

          Hon'ble Chairperson of National Commission for women(NCW) has called for enhanced government participation to ensure better facilities for health and higher education deaf, tribal and Muslim girls and women in the rural areas of the country

          16-Dec-2013

          NCW organizes seminar on "Safe Public Space for Women and Girls" to pay tribute to Nibhaya

          November
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          08-Nov-2013

          The National Commission for Women the Commission has taken suo-motu cognizance of the media report which appeared in Times of India news paper on 23rd September, 2013, titled “Odisha CM slams attack on techie” wherein it was reported that a software engineer from Odisha who is living in Noida was attacked while trying to rescue a minor from marriage in Noida, Gautama Budh Nagar, U.P.

          22-Nov-2013

          The Commission has taken suo-moto cognizance of the media report wherein a 38 year old women was reportedly attacked by an armed assailant inside an ATM kiosk at a busy place in Bangalore

          22-Nov-2013

          The Commission has taken suo-moto cognizance of the media report wherein the editor-in-chief of a well known magazine has recused himself from his role as editor-in-chief for six months after a female colleague working in the same organization pressed allegations of sexual misconduct against him

          October
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          14-Oct-2013

          The Hon'ble Chairperson of the National Commission for Women, Smt. Mamta Sharma has recently handed over to Sh Manish Tiwari, the Hon'ble Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, the recommendations of the inquiry committee in a case of sexual harassment of a junior employee of Prasar Bharti

          30-Oct-2013

          National Commission for Women (NCW) constituted an Inquiry Committee under Sections 8 (1), read with Sections 10 (1) and 10 (4) of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 to inquire into the complaints and media report on the incident of Ms. Pavitra Bhardwaj, the Lab. Asst. at Delhi University who allegedly succumbed to burns in attempt of self immolation

          September
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          04-Sep-2013

          National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo moto cognizance of the media report which appeared in Hindustan Times news paper on 28/05/2013, titled "Two year old murdered by inmate in Gwalior jail" wherein reportedly a female inmate's child was killed by another mentally ill inmate in Gwalior Jail, Madhya Pradesh

          05-Sep-2013

          National Commission for Women acting upon the various messages and phone calls received from women's organizations has taken a suo-motu cognizance of the obscene posters and other publicity material of the film “ GRAND MASTI” to be released on 13th Sept. 2013 and requested the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Sh. Manish Tiwari to re-look into the procedures of granting

          05-Sep-2013

          The Chairperson of National Commission for Women, Smt. Mamta Sharma has expressed her concern over the media reports that the 16 year-old girl, the victim of the sexual assault by the self-styled godman Asaram Bapu and her family are being threatened by Asaram’s supporters at her hometown at Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh forcing them to withdraw case against the Godman

          06-Sep-2013

          National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo moto cognizance of the incident and constituted an Inquiry Committee under Sections 8 (1), read with Sections 10 (1) and 10 (4) of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 to inquire into the media reports titled "Another women student attacked in JNU " wherein reportedly a 22 years old student was attacked and molested allegedly by her friend at JNU campus

          06-Sep-2013

          The National Commission for Women has taken an initiative to draft a Bill of Rights in Consultation with Women Organisations and Sh.Gopal Subramaniam, Sr. Advocate, Member Justice Verma Committee and held a National Consultation to deliberate on the Draft Bill on 6th September, 2013 at NCW

          27-Sep-2013

          The Hon'ble Chairperson of National Commission for Women, Smt. Mamta Sharma has expressed a concern over the media report wherein the top officials of Prasar Bharti has been accused of sexually harassing a junior employee

          August
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          26-Aug-2013

          NCW has taken cognizance of the complaint and constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into media report which appeared on 7th June, 2013, titled “Blind minor raped, killed in Puri” wherein reportedly a 14 year old blind girl was raped and thereafter murdered in Puri – Konark Marine Drive

          27-Aug-2013

          National Consultation on Women’s Reservation Bill, The Constitution (One Hundred and Eighth Amendment) Bill, 2008 held on 27th August, 2013 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi organised by National Commission for Women, New Delhi

          29-Aug-2013

          NCW had constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into the complaint of alleged gang rape and police apathy in the matter, Sitamarhi, Bihar

          06-Aug-2013

          Shri Sanjeev Arora, President Indraprasthi Sanjeevni, Delhi met Mrs. Mamta Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women today regarding declaration of weekly off on Tuesdays for liquor shops in Delhi

          June
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          27-Jun-2013

          National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo moto cognizance of the incident and constituted an Inquiry Committee under Sections 8 (1), read with Sections 10 (1) and 10 (4) of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 to inquire into the media reports titled " आदिवासी महिला को मूत्र पिलाकर की निर्मम पिटाई " wherein reportedly a tribal woman was forced to drink urine in suspicion of practicing black magic in village Nadiya, District Hoshangabad, Madhyan Pradesh and then she was also beaten up by a group of men

          May
          Date Document
          02-May-2013

          National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo motu cognizance and constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into the complaint regarding harassment/ torture and implication in false cases by an ex teacher of an educational institution of Ghaziabad, U.P., (Recommendations of the Inquiry Committee.)

          08-May-2013

          HUDCO signs MOU with National Commission for Women under CSR activities to work for improvement of living conditions of destitute women

          09-05-2013

          NCW has taken cognizance and constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into the media reports titled -Mysterious Death of Ayurvedic Doctor- wherein reportedly a dead body of a female Ayurvedic Doctor was found on the railway tracks at Malatipatpur.

          09-05-2013

          NCW has taken suo motu cognizance and constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into the media report titled -One held for Sarita Vihar gang rape of Odia Woman-. (Recommendations of the Inquiry Committee.)

          15-May-2013

          The National Commission for Women was in receipt of a complaint from Saheli Women’s Resource Centre, New Delhi regarding the alleged incident, wherein a women prisoner was sexually abused and physically assaulted in police custody

          18-May-2013

          NCW has taken cognizance of the complaint and constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into the media reports titled “Tribal women paraded naked in Odisha for ‘witchcraft” wherein reportedly a bizarre incident in which three women and an elderly man were paraded naked by villagers branding them ‘black magicians’ indulging in witchcraft in Ampada Village, Sundargarh District, Odisha. (Recommendations of the Inquiry Committee.)

          24-May-2013

          Smt. Mamta Sharma, Chairperson, NCW, as requested ny a number of NGOs, social activists and victimized women visited AIIMS and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi,where she personally interacted with rape victims aged between 3-12 years

          24-May-2013

          The Commission has taken suo motu cognizance and constituted an Inquiry Committee to inquire into the media report wherein reportedly 3 little sisters aged 5, 9 and 11 went missing from their home in a small village at Bhandara District in Maharashtra and four days later their dead bodies were found in a well on the outskirts of the village, next to a roadside dhaba eatery in Maharashtra. (Recommendations of the Inquiry Committee.)

          April
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          23-Apr-2013

          Mrs. Mamta Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women went to the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) today and met the five year old rape victim there

          26-Apr-2013

          National Commission for Women (Special Study Expert Committee on Rape) had a special consultation with Delhi Police on the topic of "Building Confidence between Police and Public"

          29-Apr-2013

          The National Commission for Women the Commission has taken su0-motu cognizance of the media report which appeared in Times of India news paper on 28th April, 2013, titled “Karnataka student gang-raped, killed, ‘Maratha’ etched on body” wherein reportedly a 20year old college student was gang raped and murdered at Sulebhavi village, Belgaum and her half- naked body was found in a farm on the outskirts of the village

          March
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          14-Mar-2013

          Press release on inquiry made by National Commission for Women into the complaint titled " जिला जेल झबुआ की विचाराधीन महिला बंदी के कथित रूप से गर्भवती होने सम्बन्धी घटना के सन्दर्भ में "

          21-Mar-2013

          As a part of the International Women’s day celebrations National commission for Women organised a programme on 21st March 2013. 31 outstanding women and 2 NGOs were conferred awards on this occasion

          05-Mar-2013

          The National Commission for Women has taken sou-motu cognizance of the news report which appeared in The Hans India news website on 5th March, 2013, titled “Woman beaten up for complaint of molestation” wherein reportedly the 23 year old woman was allegedly harassed by the truck driver at Taran Taran near Amritsar

          14-Mar-2013

          Press release on inquiry made by National Commission for Women into the complaint titled " इंदौर जेल में गर्भवती महिला का गर्भपात " wherein reportedly a female undertrial aborted in jail

          January
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          22-Jan-2013

          National Commission for women represented by Ms Kirti Singh Advocate deposed before the Justice Verma committee constituted consequent to the widespread protest as a result of 16th December Gang rape

          22-Jan-2013

          National Commission for women represented by Ms Kirti Singh Advocate deposed before the Justice Verma committee constituted consequent to the widespread protest as a result of 16th December Gang rape

          2014

          December
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          10-Dec-2014

          The NCW has taken cognizance of the unfortunate incident (of 6th December 2014), wherein a lady was raped by a cab driver of UBER cab service

          November
          Date Document
          13-Nov-2014

          Shrimathi Lalitha Kumaramangalam, Chairperson, NCW welcomed the Supreme Court judgment allowing women to work as registered make-up artists in the film industry

          October
          Date Document
          29-Oct-2014

          Shrimathi Lalitha Kumaramangalam, Chairperson, NCW issued a clarification regarding media report titled " NCW cheif wants legalization of sex work" published in "The Hindu" on 28th Oct, 2014

          August
          Date Document
          01-Aug-2014

          The Hon'ble Chairperson, NCW Smt Mamta Sharma has expressed serious concern over the complaint received from complainat working with X-Ray department of R B Seth Jassaram Hospital, WEA, Karol Bagh, New Delhi

          July
          Date Document
          01-Jul-2014

          National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo moto cognizance of the media reports and the complaints received by the various organizations on the derogatory statement against women made by Trinamool Congress MP, Shri Tapas Pal on monday

          02-Jul-2014

          A complaint was registered by the Commission in Press Council of India (PCI) on 26/07/2013 against the newspaper Danik Bhaskar for publication of allegedly offensive and defamatory news item under the caption “Badle ke liye karna chahta the murder: sex tak kar chuki thi girlfriend, par baad mein udaane lagi mazak” in its internet edition dated 2/8/2013

          17-Jul-2014

          National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo moto cognizance of the media reports wherein rpertedly a middle-aged women was attacked by unidentified assailant at a village in Jehanabad, Bihar

          22-Jul-2014

          NCW and NTPC sign an MoU on gender sensitization of staff of NTPC

          23-Jul-2014

          The National Commission for Women organized a consultation on ways and means to safeguard women from cyber crime in India on 23rd July, 2014 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

          June
          Date Document
          05-Jun-2014

          National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo moto cognizance and constituted an Inquiry Committee under Sections 8 (1), read with Sections 10 (1) and 10 (4) of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 to inquire into the following incidents which took place in Delhi- 1. The first report titled "Woman kills rapist father" - a case in which the woman has eliminated the abuser who was her father in order to escape continuous sexual abuse. 2. The second report relates to a woman, who was compelled to marry a man much older than her and later falling in love with a juvenile. 3. The third case reported in the newspaper titled " stalked by neighbours young woman ends life, wherein it has been reported as that the girl was stalked by her neighbours who used to ogle and pass obscene comments and even beaten up her family, when they objected to misbehaviour

          05-Jun-2014

          A delegation from National Commission for Women comprising Smt. Mamta Sharma, Hon’ble Chairperson, Smt. Laldingliani Sailo, Member, and other officials of National Commission for Women are visiting Arunachal Pradesh on 5th – 6th June, 2014 for meeting the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Minister of Social Welfare and concerned officials of the State Government on need for codification of Customary Law – Inheritane, marriage/divorce, customary system of dispensing justice in crimes against women

          April
          Date Document
          16-Apr-2014

          Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav, National President, Samajwadi Party has replied to the notice of the National Commission for Women (NCW) on the media report titled,"Mulayam questions death penalty for rape, triggers controversy"

          16-Apr-2014

          National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo-moto cognizance of media report and the complaint received from verious organization and individuals on the reprehensible comments made by Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav, President Samajwadi Party

          March
          Date Document
          04-Mar-2014

          Hon'ble Chairperson organized a two-day National Consultation on 27th and 28th of February, 2014 at Jaipur, Rajasthan on "Prohibition of Atrocities against Women by Dehumanizing and Stigmatizing them in public"

          20-Mar-2014

          NCW celebrates International Women’s Day to honour outstanding Women

          January
          Date Document
          09-Jan-2014

          A delegation from Dharam Raksha Akhil Bhartiya Sant Samiti, New Delhi met the Hon'ble Chairperson, NCW and called for NCW intervention in a case where Pastor of Grace Home in Jaipur was involved in illegal confinement of children of the age between 7-15 years who alleged to sexually abused the children

          28-Jan-2014

          Smt. Mamta Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women has taken up the matter of Shri Somnath Bharti, Minister of Law, Govt. of Delhi for his derogatory remarks and outrage of modesty of ladies of other nation

          31-Jan-2014

          The National Commission for Women celebrated its 22nd Foundation Day on 31 Jan

          2016

          September
          Date Document
          12-Sep-2016

          based on the NCW-NIMHANS research study on 6th September, 2016 at Conference Hall, National Commission for Women. has been created. The National Commission for Women has organized a consultation on “Improving the Condition of Women in Mental Asylums” based on the NCW-NIMHANS research study on 6th September, 2016 at Conference Hall, National Commission for Women.