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Maneka Gandhi

Amid Rise In Shelter Home Abuses, 539 Child Care Institutes Shut Across Country: WCD

Nov 22, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

In Maharashtra, 377 CCIs were closed, the highest among all states and union territories, followed by Andhra Pradesh - 78, and Telangana - 32.

NCW Seeks Prasar Bharti, I&B Reports On AIR Sexual Harassment Cases

Nov 16, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Several cases of alleged mishandling of sexual harassment complaints have been reported from different AIR stations in the wake of the recent #MeToo movement.

Maneka Gandhi Orders Probe After #MeToo Cases Surface In All India Radio

Maneka Gandhi received a letter last week in which All India Radio Casual Announcer and Comperes Union members clearly stated that they faced workplace harassment.

BJP Govt Killed Tigress Avni To Save Anil Ambani's Project, Says Raj Thackeray

Nov 08, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The killing of the tigress, officially known as T1, led to an outrage among animal lovers and wildlife organisation. Union minister Maneka Gandhi had lashed out at the Maharashtra government calling it a "ghastly murder".

Maneka Gandhi Urges Political Parties To Form Internal Complaints Committee

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has urged political parties to form harassment complaints committee.

12 October, 2018

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi Proposes Committee To Handle #MeToo Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

Women from a wide spectrum of fields are taking to social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to name and shame those who abused or harmed them and demanding justice and stern action.

10 October, 2018

Allegations Of Sexual Harassment Should Be Taken Seriously: Maneka Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday evaded questions whether the government will take any action against the Union minister.

08 October, 2018

'You Never Forget': Maneka Gandhi Wants No Time Limit For Filing Sexual Abuse Complaints

Outlook Web Bureau

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has written to the Law Ministry to not keep an age limit to report child sexual abuse.

04 October, 2018

Maneka Gandhi Asks Rajnath To Launch 'Panic Button' Feature On Phones For Women's Safety

Outlook Web Bureau

The facility which is still in the pipeline will be installed in the mobile handsets to send a distress signal to the nearest Police Control Room (PCR) in an emergency situation.

11 August, 2018

There Is Total Lack Of Transparency In Running Muzaffarpur, Deoria Shelter Homes

Ekta Kumar

Shelter homes by their very definition are meant to provide a safe haven for women and children in distress.

11 August, 2018

Aadhaar Cards Of Over 30,000 Children Living In Shelter Homes Linked With Track Child Portal

Outlook Web Bureau

The portal will aid coordination between child homes, police departments and state governments.

08 August, 2018

Maneka Gandhi Moots Global Alliance To Eliminate Child Abuse Material From Dark Web

Outlook Web Bureau

She shared her view on the urgent need to establish a global alliance which can identify and eliminate Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) from the Internet.

06 August, 2018

Bill In Lok Sabha Proposes More Power To District Magistrates To Expedite Child Adoption

Outlook Web Bureau

Against this backdrop, the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2018, was introduced by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi.

17 July, 2018

Maneka Gandhi Orders Inspection Of 'Missionaries Of Charity' Child-Care Homes

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking cognisance of the cases of alleged illegal adoptions carried out by the MoC in Jharkhand, Gandhi has ordered all the states to get the child-care homes run by the organisation inspected immediately, the ministry said in a statement.

28 April, 2018

Centre To Amend POCSO Act To Make It Gender Neutral

Outlook Web Bureau

WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi recently supported a petition on Change.Org by filmmaker-activist Insia Dariwala, who said "male child sexual abuse is an ignored reality in India".

13 April, 2018

Why No Candlelight Vigil For Other Rape Victims, Asks BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi

Outlook Web Bureau

"You see their (Congress) plan, first shout 'minority minority', then 'Dalit Dalit', and now 'women women' and then try to somehow fix blame of state issues on the centre."

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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