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Delhi Commission for Women (DCW)

DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"The said article is infuriating for its totally sexist and warped in its approach. Not only is the article offensive towards women, it is also very offensive towards children," the panel said in the notice.

Delhi Commission For Women Issues Notice To Delhi Police Seeking Arrest Of Those Who Forced Assamese Woman Into Prostitution

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The survivor informed the panel that the two accused were running an organised racket with a nexus of clients, brokers and more than 10 women being forced into commercial sexual exploitation.

T20 World Cup: Rape Threats To Virat Kohli's Daughter, Delhi Police Alerted

Delhi Commission for Women sent a notice to Delhi Police as Virat Kohli's daughter was subjected to online threats after India's defeat against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup.

6-Year-Old Raped In Delhi, Accused Caught On CCTV Footage

Oct 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) issued a notice to the Delhi Police on Saturday seeking immediate action in the matter even as cops continued to search for the accused.

Police Held Five Men Accused Of Harassing Darjeeling Women In Delhi

The incident took place in southwest Delhi's Hauz Khas area on the intervening night between July 18 and 19 when the victim along with her three friends, all residents of Darjeeling in West Bengal, were waiting for a cab outside a bar.

15 October, 2020

Kashmiri Woman Alleges Landlady Called Her 'Terrorist', Delhi Police Registers Case


In her complaint, the woman, who hails from Srinagar, has alleged that her landlady had entered the house along with a man and called her 'terrorist' as she is from Kashmir.

09 September, 2020

86-Year-Old Grandmother Raped In Delhi


The incident took place on Monday evening in a secluded area in south west Delhi's Chhawla area.

05 May, 2020

Schoolboy Held For Posting Photos In 'Boys Locker Room', Police Identify 21 Other Members

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi Police said they have identified almost all the 21 group members of Boys Locker Room and all of them will be examined.

03 December, 2019

Hang Rapists Within 6 Months Of Conviction: DCW Chief Writes To PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Citing the incidents of the gangrape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian and the brutal rape of a six-year-old girl in Rajasthan, Swati Maliwal said, 'Daughters are falling prey to such heinous crimes in every corner of the country.'

19 October, 2019

‘When Rapists, Stalkers Sit In Parliament...’: Former IPS Officer Says Women Safety Problem In India

Outlook Web Bureau

'In my community, there are thousands of Nirbhayas. You can’t even imagine the way they are raped and killed,' Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, trans rights activist said.

16 September, 2019

In Debt, Mother Sells 1-Year-Old Son, Teen Daughter To Trafficker


DCW said that the 15-year-old girl was sold by her mother for Rs 1 lakh


06 August, 2019

JNU Student Rape: DCW Issues Notice to Delhi Police Seeking Probe Details

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, the 21-year-old JNU student was allegedly drugged and raped by the cab driver while she was returning from her friend's house on Friday night, the DCW said.

30 January, 2019

Head Of NGO That Unites Lovers Arrested For Confining, Extorting Money From Couples In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Sachdev was arrested on Tuesday night after a woman approached the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) and levelled allegations of extortion, confinement and intimidation against him.

19 December, 2018

Married Woman Alleges Gangrape, Delhi Police Force To Compromise With Accused

Outlook Web Bureau

A married woman from Uttar Pradesh has alleged gangrape at multiple locations including Delhi and has submitted a complaint with the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).

10 November, 2018

Woman, 95, Allegedly Held Captive By Daughter-In-Law, Rescued In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The old woman is still in the hospital and her son is looking after her.

21 September, 2018

'You Need To Control Your Anger': Swati Maliwal To Husband After His Rape Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

Jaihind made the remarks while condemning the BJP government in Haryana for giving only Rs 2 lakh as compensation to the Rewari gangrape victim.


17 April, 2018

On 5th Day Of Hunger Strike, Swati Maliwal's Anger Strays As She Attacks Modi’s ‘Dress Fetish’

Yamini Kalra

"Modi ji changes his clothes thrice in a day. Thrice. Me, people like me don't do that. I, in fact, am too lazy to do that. "

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.

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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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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