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Rekha Sharma

JNU Modifies 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment Counselling Session After Flak

Dec 29, 2021 PTI

JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) in its earlier invitation on sexual harassment counselling session had mentioned: ‘girls are suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends’.

NCW Chairperson Seeks Withdrawal Of JNU's 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment

Dec 28, 2021 PTI

Girls are 'suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends,' said the circular issued by Jawaharlal Nehru University's Internal Complaints Committee.

NCW Hits Out At Karnataka Congress MLA K R Ramesh Kumar Over Rape Remark

NCW (National Commission for Women) chairperson Rekha Sharma said the remark of Karnataka Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar was ‘extremely sad and unfortunate’.

Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Reacting sharply, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "You are demeaning their contribution in parliament and politics by making them an object of attraction. Stop objectifying women in parliament".

46 % Rise In Complaints Of Crimes Against Women In 2021, Half From UP: NCW

The highest number of complaints were recorded under the right to live with dignity clause, followed by domestic violence and harassment of married women or dowry harassment.

30 June, 2021

Immediately Remove Pornographic, Obscene Content: NCW To Twitter

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NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma also wrote to the Commissioner of Police, Delhi to investigate the matter and take appropriate legal action.

21 October, 2020

NCW Chief Rekha Sharma Faces Public Ire For Her Comments On Love Jihad


National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma had said that there was a rise in love-jihad cases in Maharashtra.

01 October, 2020

Hathras Rape: NCW Seeks Explanation From UP Police On Urgency To Cremate Body Of Victim


The Dalit woman was allegedly raped at a village in Hathras by four men on September 14, and she breathed her last on Tuesday at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital.

29 July, 2019

Unnao Rape Case: NCW Urges UP Police To Ensure Fair And Speedy Probe

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National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma said a team of the Commission will visit the victim and her family members in Unnao on Tuesday.

10 January, 2019

NCW Issues Notice To Rahul Gandhi Over 'Misogynistic' Remark Against Nirmala Sitharaman

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'As a politician he cannot make such a statement that shows a misogynistic attitude,' Rekha Sharma, NCW Chairperson said.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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