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Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity orphanages to shut down?

Missionaries of Charity, the group started by Mother Teresa, may have to shut down its orphanages due to its non-compliance with adoption guidelines. Women and Child Fevelopment minister Maneka......

Delhi cab rape: 'Govt's actions have not matched its talks'

Members in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday transcended political barriers to voice concern over rape of a young executive in a cab in the national capital, with the House standing as one in condemning the......

How Maneka plans to tackle problem of runaway children

The Women and Child Development Ministry has found a new route to tackle the problem of runaway children, most of whom take trains to end up in big cities, and has sought Railways' support in this......

Law ministry says NO to giving NCW power to arrest

The law ministry has red flagged a proposal to provide the National Commission of Women punitive powers to arrest and penalise people guilty of harassing women and ignoring summons. The law......

More power for women's panel? Law ministry has issues

A proposal of the Women and Child Development Ministry to give greater powers to the National Commission of Women has faced legal hurdles as the law ministry has raised queries on the move. Sources......

Aamir to pitch in for nutrition campaign

Actor Aamir Khan, who has been earning accolades for highlighting social issues through his television programme, will soon be seen spreading awareness about the problem of malnutrition as part of......

PM urges faster labour reforms

Taking note of the inordinate delay in carrying out amendments by the labour ministry inlaws concerning women, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked the ministry to expedite the process. The......
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Delay in cases of workplace sexual harassment, WCD minister to review handling

Taking note of delay in investigation of sexual harassment cases in government offices, the Union women and child development ministry today said... ...
Address Complaints

Maneka Gandhi shared a series of posts on how women in government institutions could approach her in case their complaints of sexual harassment are... ...
Women of India Exhibition 2016 draws a tremendous response

The Women of India Exhibition 2016 being held at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi is receiving a tremendous response from the visitors. Organised by the... ...
NCW chief wants triple talaq banned

NEW DELHI, Oct. 21 -- Even as controversy rages over the practice of triple talaq, National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Lalita... ...
Rethinking the Challenge of Women's Safety in India's Cities

Following the Nirbhaya case of 2012 and the public outrage that it provoked, public safety for women has been increasingly deemed a political issue... ...

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