NCW (National Commission for Women) also asked Uttar Pradesh police to probe the veracity of a purported video, which shows hairstylist Jawed Habib spitting on the woman's head while styling her hair.
NCW (National Commission for Women) has directed Uttar Pradesh police to probe the purported video of hair stylist Jawed Habib of spitting on woman’s head, during a workshop conducted by him in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar.
Delhi court has sought police report on girl's molestation complaint against rape-convict father.
The NCW has written to the Delhi Police to expedite its action in the case against the 'Bulli Bai' app, floated for trolling and harassing the victims, to ensure that such crimes do not recur.
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’.
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 (National Commission for Women) chairperson Rekha Sharma said the remark of Karnataka Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar was ‘extremely sad and unfortunate’.
Supreme Court quashed a Bombay High Court judgement which acquitted a man under the POCSO Act saying groping a minor's breast without 'skin to skin contact' cannot be termed as sexual assault.
The National Commission for Women has asked Delhi Police Commissioner to probe the incident, saying ‘Saree is a part of Indian culture, and denying any woman entry to a restaurant on the basis of her attire is a rights violation’.
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.
The woman was raped and her husband held hostage by 17 men when the couple was returning from the market on Tuesday night, according to reports.
National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma expresses her concern over the non-payment of compensation to acid attack survivors.
National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma had said that there was a rise in love-jihad cases in Maharashtra.
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.
The 25-year-old veterinarian, whose charred body was found on the outskirts of Hyderabad, was raped before being killed
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.
Barkha Dutt has alleged that Promila Sibal abused female staff members at Tiranga TV.
Congress leader and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's comment comparing PM Modi to a "dulhan" (bride) "clanging her bangles" fetched a "strong condemnation" from the National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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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