National Commission For Women
India  /  Published 10.01.19

NCW ticks off Rahul, Congress points to PM

The National Commission for Women on Thursday issued a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his statement that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hiding behind a “woman” instead of facing t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.04.20

Plea for domestic violence shelters

Two Supreme Court advocates on Tuesday urged the National Commission for Women and the ministry of women and child development to take steps such as setting up special shelters for women who could bec...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.19

Women's right to safe public transport

On buses and other public transport across a sprawling South Asian city, women are wearing T-shirts and hair brooches saying, “Ga gheshe daraben na”, Bengali for ‘Don’t come too close’. It i...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in

Opinion  /  Published 30.09.19

Equal status for all children, says NCW

Laws have an air of universality, as though they are the voice of a suprahuman wisdom. This is partly a result of the style in which laws are scripted; there is certainly a universal dimension to the ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 17.04.20

India witnesses steep rise in crime against women

There has been a steep rise in crime against women across the country amid restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak, with the National Commission for Women (NCW) receiving 587 complaints f...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 12.01.20

Amaravati: NCW presents evidence of police brutality

Video and photographic 'evidence' of alleged police brutality on women in the Amaravati region during the ongoing agitation against the move to relocate the state capital was presented to the visiting...
By PTI in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

India  /  Published 31.03.20

Lockdown turns into captivity for women

The instances of domestic violence in India have spiked since the promulgation of the nationwide lockdown with husbands venting their frustration on wives who have no escape from their abusers, say ex...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.12.18

No country for women

It has been proved, time and again, that India is no country for women; the results of a recent survey conducted by the National Commission for Women only serve to bolster this fact. A number of gover...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

A crime called insensitivity

By Ankur Otto in

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.06.19

Ladies, stay sharp and safe in cyberspace

Online stalking, virtual sexual abuse, financial fraud. Women and girls are soft targets for cyber violence the world over, and it’s no different in Jharkhand. As more and more girls and women use t...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur


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