NCW writes to DGP, seeks action over 'attack' on Bengal BJP worker's mother

Police, however, claimed that the mother of the BJP supporter was not attacked and that her face was swollen owing to some ailment.

published on : 1st March 2021

'Ruling will have cascading effects': NCW to challenge Bombay High Court's groping judgment

This judgment will not only have a cascading effect on various provisions involving safety and security of women in general but also subject all women to ridicule, NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma said.

published on : 25th January 2021

Can't ensure women's safety with victim-blaming: Priyanka on NCW member's remark on Budaun victim

NCW member Chandramukhi Devi had on Thursday said the gangrape and murder of the 50-year-old anganwadi worker could have been avoided if she had not gone out unaccompanied in the evening.

published on : 8th January 2021

Budaun gangrape: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra condemns NCW member for 'victim-blaming' remark

NCW member Chandramukhi Devi had reportedly blamed the victim for the incident saying that if she had not gone out by herself, maybe it would not have happened.

published on : 8th January 2021

Badaun gangrape could have been averted had victim not ventured out in evening: NCW member

NCW chief Rekha Sharma distanced herself from the opinion of Chandramukhi Devi after her statement created a row.

published on : 7th January 2021

NCW received 23,722 complaints in 2020 - highest in six years, UP worst performer

Among states, the highest number of complaints were received from Uttar Pradesh at 11,872 followed by Delhi 2,635, Haryana 1,266 and Maharashtra 1,188, it added.

published on : 3rd January 2021

If West Bengal doesn't reply on complaints, will handover matter to MHA: NCW chief

Sharma was on a two-day visit to the state to inquire into "inaction" on more than 267 complaints, including suo motu cases.

published on : 12th December 2020

NCW chief stirs row with remarks on rising love-jihad in Maharashtra, prompting call for resignation

Sharma had on Tuesday met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to discuss women safety-related issues in the state, including the alleged rising cases of love jihad in the state.

published on : 21st October 2020

AAP seeks NCW chief's removal over her tweets against women, politicians

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Atishi said the party seeks Sharma's immediate removal from the post of NCW chairperson.

published on : 21st October 2020

NCW chief raises issue of `Love Jihad' with Maharashtra governor

Sharma claimed that there was a rise in the cases of Love Jihad in Maharashtra, a statement from the NCW said.

published on : 20th October 2020

NCW writes to CEC over Kamal Nath's derogatory remarks on MP Minister, seeks action

Condemning the "irresponsible" statement made by the leader, the Commission said: "The words used in the video are highly defamatory and show disrespect towards the dignity of a woman."

published on : 19th October 2020

Committee set up to probe manhandling of Congress' Tara Yadav in UP's Deoria

Meanwhile, the National Commission for Women Chairperson, Rekha Sharma said that the Commission has taken cognisance and condemned the incident.

published on : 11th October 2020

NCW summons BJP leader Ranjeet Srivastava for offensive remarks against Hathras victim

The Commission has sent him a notice directing him to appear before NCW on October 26th at 11 AM to give an explanation.

published on : 8th October 2020

Payal Ghosh meets NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma, calls Anurag Kashyap a 'vulture'

The actor shared pictures of her meeting with the chairperson on Twitter where she also referred to her alleged abuser as "vulture". 

published on : 6th October 2020

Hathras gang rape: NCW sends notices to Amit Malviya, Digvijay Singh and Swara Bhasker for revealing victim's dentity

In separate notices to Bhasker, Malviya and Singh, the NCW said it has come across several Twitter posts wherein the picture of the victim of the alleged gang rape incident was used.

published on : 6th October 2020
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