National Commission for Women

NCW writes to Delhi Police head over website 'auctioning' Muslim women, seeks report within 10 days

The NCW wrote to the Delhi police chief seeking a probe into a now-defunct website allegedly uploading pictures of many Muslim women and putting them on auction.

published on : 8th July 2021

NCW summons Rajasthan Police chief for allegedly mishandling women during 'forceful displacement'

Taking cognisance of the incident, the commission has directed the state's Director General of Police to take immediate action in the matter.

published on : 12th June 2021

Post-poll violence against women in Bengal: NCW asks state DGP to appear before it

The NCW had set up an inquiry committee while taking suo motu cognisance of several incidents of violence against women in West Bengal.

published on : 25th May 2021

NCW seeks time-bound probe into gang rape of COVID-positive woman at Patna hospital

In a statement, the National Commission for Women (NCW) said it is concerned about the crime against women taking place in hospitals during the pandemic.

published on : 18th May 2021

Bengal violence: NCW asks DGP to probe incidents of attack on women; Mamata holds emergency meeting

The state was in the throes of widespread violence on Monday that allegedly left several BJP workers dead and injured in clashes, and shops being looted, prompting the Centre to seek a report.

published on : 4th May 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

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

NCW seeks Uttar Pradesh Police intervention in Badaun gangrape case

A woman, employed as an anganwadi worker, was gangraped and brutally murdered allegedly by a priest and his two aides in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 6th 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

NCW notice to Mumbai police, Uddhav government on 21 missing girls

The Commission said it has sought a detailed action taken report from the authorities. It has also asked the authorities to see if there was human trafficking element involved.

published on : 24th November 2020

Compensation not paid to acid attack survivors in 799 out of 1,273 cases: NCW

The issue was discussed in an e-meeting by the NCW with the nodal officers and representatives of the 24 states and Union Territories.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Kerala nun rape case: MLA PC George withdraws petition against NCW notice

The commission had summoned George following his adverse remarks against the nun allegedly sexually abused by Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

published on : 20th September 2018

Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam​ asks PM Modi to reject NCW recommendations to ban confessions in churches

Alphons, a Christian, said interfering in religious beliefs is not the policy of the Modi government.

published on : 29th July 2018

Kerala love jihad case: Hadiya's father denied us  from meeting her, says State Women’s Commission

Twenty-four-year-old Hadiya is currently living with her parents here, who have alleged that her marriage to a Muslim man is a case of ‘love jihad’.

published on : 14th November 2017

Hadiya’s case not Love Jihad as no love existed in the marriage, says NCW chairperson

The National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson incharge Rekha Sharma on Monday said Hadiya’s case was not a ‘Love Jihad’ incident, but forced conversion. 

published on : 7th November 2017