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Not a soft ministry, WCD looks after 70 per cent of India's population: Maneka Gandhi

Maneka said it's the hardest ministry which looks after most of the country's population.

published on : 24th January 2019

Killing of 16 puppies in Kolkata: Maneka Gandhi tells NRS Medical College to suspend two students

Two nursing students Moutusi Mondal and Soma Burman were arrested by Kolkata Police after carcasses of 16 puppies were found in plastic bags in front of a hostel at the state-run NRS last Sunday.

published on : 17th January 2019

Maneka steps in to support Bengaluru woman who got triple talaq through WhatsApp

.Woman has allegedly been given triple talaq after 15 years of marriage by her husband through WhatsApp text and audio.

published on : 29th December 2018

Take action against foster parents involved in sexual abuse of girl in their care: Maneka to Sonowal

The NNS lodged a police complaint in September but no action has been taken so far, Gandhi said in a letter to Sonowal.

published on : 27th December 2018

Andhra, Himachal, Madhya Pradesh best performing states under maternity benefit programme: WCD

For the eight northeastern states and the three Himalayan states, it is 90:10, and 100 per cent central assistance for the Union Territories without the legislation.

published on : 21st December 2018

Metoo movement, sexual abuse of minors at shelter homes kept WCD on its toes in 2018

The government formed a Group of Ministers headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to look into the lacunae in the existing law on sexual harassment.

published on : 20th December 2018

Dharmendra Pradhan writes to Rajnath Singh for action against illegal Odisha NGO

In a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Pradhan said flow of foreign funds to Good News India, which is running 26 shelter homes in the State, is very high.

published on : 9th December 2018

New rules for children’s hostels soon

The Ministry has directed the NCPCR to draft the guidelines in the matter after consulting other concerned stakeholders and they are also planning to have these guidelines notified under the Juvenile

published on : 5th December 2018

More teeth to Women’s Commission on Maneka Gandhi’s agenda

The GoM was formed last month to take a relook at laws against sexual harassment at the workplace in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

published on : 5th December 2018

Maneka Gandhi hopeful of Rajya Sabha nod to anti-trafficking Bill

Among its clauses, the bill provides for confidentiality of victims, witnesses and complainants and time-bound trials and repatriation of the victims.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Hope Rajya Sabha will pass anti-trafficking bill: Maneka Gandhi

The bill provides for confidentiality of victims, witnesses and complainants, time-bound trials and repatriation of the victims.

published on : 1st December 2018

Maneka Gandhi bats for harassment watchdog in police stations, hospitals

The Union minister also noted that police and hospital authorities should be advised to use the training material available on the WCD website to sensitise their staff as well as members of the ICCs.

published on : 26th November 2018

Ensure system to address sexual harassment complaints at All India Radio: Maneka Gandhi to Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

She said a responsible organisation must provide justice to each and every woman who complains of sexual harassment.

published on : 16th November 2018

#MeToo: Maneka Gandhi writes to Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on sexual harassment at All India Radio  

Maneka's letter comes in response to reports that the women working as casual announcers in AIR's stations are being sexually harassed.

published on : 15th November 2018

Sack your forest minister: Maneka Gandhi to Maharashtra CM Over tigress Avni killing

Gandhi added that she had been speaking to Mugantiwar on the issue of Avni for the past two months and requesting the minister to have the tigress tranquillised and quarantined.

published on : 7th November 2018
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