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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......

Cabinet clears Juvenile Justice Act amendments

A proposal, which will empower the Juvenile Justice Board to decide whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to a observation home or tried in a......

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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With proposals on paper, women empowerment still a far cry

NEW DELHI: Despite claims by the Modi government, 2014 has turned a cropper for women empowerment and child rights. Three significant proposals,... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/With-proposals-on-paper-women-empowerment-still-a-far-cry/articleshow/45671478.cms
Women's Safety Remained A Cause Of Concern In 2014

NEW DELHI: Women's safety continued to be a burning issue in 2014 prompting Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry to propose amendments in a... ...

http://www.siliconindia.com/news/general/Womens-Safety-Remained-A-Cause-Of-Concern-In-2014-nid-176862-cid-1.html
22% substance abuse victims are street kids

40 to 70 per cent of street children across India are vulnerable to substance abuse. A Government report indicates that out of 4,024 children... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/nation/22-substance-abuse-victims-are-street-kids.html
WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi

The number of compalints registered with the National Commission for Women (NCW) concerning sexual harassment of women at workplaces has been... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-rise-in-sexual-harassment-cases-at-workplace-wcd-minister-maneka-gandhi-2045411
Two years after December 16 rape case, Delhi still speaks of safety

Two years to the day when a 23-year-old paramedical student was brutally gang-raped by six men in a moving bus, rousing a nation's consciousness... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-two-years-after-december-16-rape-case-delhi-still-speaks-of-safety-2044579

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