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During the lockdown in March last year, the victims managed to flee and met his mother. But the accused found out and the boy brutally beaten and raped again.(REUTERS)

Boy made to undergo sex change surgery

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:15 AM IST
The victim was allegedly intoxicated and beaten up. After a few days, he was forced to undergo a sex-change operation. At that time, he was 13 years old. He said he was given hormones to make him look like a girl. The accused repeatedly raped him and pushed him into prostitution.
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National Commission for Women Building.(Hindustan Times)
National Commission for Women Building.(Hindustan Times)

DCW ‘rescue’ former Delhi minister’s daughter, place her in shelter home

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 06:02 AM IST
Delhi minister Raj Kumar Chauhan, a four-term MLA from Mangolpuri assembly constituency, however, denied the allegations and said his daughter was undergoing treatment for “depression”.
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The elderly woman’s statement was recorded by a magistrate, which is now admissible evidence against the 37-year-old suspect.(HT file photo)
The elderly woman’s statement was recorded by a magistrate, which is now admissible evidence against the 37-year-old suspect.(HT file photo)

86-year-old raped by plumber in Delhi, man arrested from spot

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 02:02 AM IST
The man was nabbed from the scene of crime after locals, alerted by the screams of the woman, rushed to help, police said on Tuesday.
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Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal had to be taken to hospital after she fainted during her hunger strike in Sunday.(ANI)
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal had to be taken to hospital after she fainted during her hunger strike in Sunday.(ANI)

DCW chief Swati Maliwal hospitalized after fainting on 12th day of hunger strike

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2019 12:21 PM IST
Swati Maliwal was on a hunger strike for 12 days demanding death penalty for rape convicts within six months of their conviction.
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Chandigarh has no women commission

By Munieshwer A Sagar | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2019 01:16 AM IST
Having 45% women population, city has no association with state or national panels either
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The Delhi Commission for Women portal says there are more than 5,000 spas operating in Delhi.(HT PHOTO/Sonu Mehta)
The Delhi Commission for Women portal says there are more than 5,000 spas operating in Delhi.(HT PHOTO/Sonu Mehta)

Delhi Commission for Women says 5,000 spas in Delhi, civic body says only 498

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 11:15 PM IST
The Commission had conducted inspection of spa centres across Delhi and busted alleged sex rackets operating in these centres.
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The five-month pregnant woman was assaulted by a mob, allegedly on suspicion of kidnapping children on August 27.(Videograb)
The five-month pregnant woman was assaulted by a mob, allegedly on suspicion of kidnapping children on August 27.(Videograb)

DCW notice to police over assault on differently abled woman in Delhi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 07:28 AM IST
The women’s panel has sought details of the incident, including a copy of the FIR and the list of the suspects, along with the status of their arrest, a copy of all video /CCTV camera footage.
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Firefighters try to douse the fire that broke out inside the office of Delhi Commission for Women, at Vikas Bhawan, ITO, in New Delhi on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Firefighters try to douse the fire that broke out inside the office of Delhi Commission for Women, at Vikas Bhawan, ITO, in New Delhi on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

Fire destroys two rooms in DCW building

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 03:58 AM IST
While no one was hurt in the blaze, several files were gutted and property destroyed in the blaze, DCW chief Swati Maliwal tweeted.
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The girl’s parents died several years ago and she was living with her two sisters in Assam before the trio was brought to Delhi by a person on the pretext of getting them a job.(Getty Images/Vetta)
The girl’s parents died several years ago and she was living with her two sisters in Assam before the trio was brought to Delhi by a person on the pretext of getting them a job.(Getty Images/Vetta)

DCW resuces 16-year-old girl from traffickers

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2019 11:15 AM IST
The girl and her two sisters were brought to Delhi from Assam by a man who promised them a high paying job but instead, forced them into prostitution.
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The Dwarka district police said a PCR call about the incident was received on August 5 and the woman was taken to Dwarka’s Venkateshwar Hospital and was later shifted to Safdarjung.(Representative image)
The Dwarka district police said a PCR call about the incident was received on August 5 and the woman was taken to Dwarka’s Venkateshwar Hospital and was later shifted to Safdarjung.(Representative image)

Man assaults sister over dress in Delhi’s Dwarka

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 07:43 AM IST
The DCW came across the girl while it was conducting a door-to-door visit in the area as part of its ‘mahila panchayat’ program.
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Delhi Commission for Women.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Commission for Women.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

DCW chairperson slams trans bill, asks for revisions

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 05:31 PM IST
The DCW has asked for the bill to be sent to a standing committee so that a complete law promoting the rights and welfare of transgender persons, is drafted.
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Speaking to media, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the government will give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the survivor.(ANI File Photo)
Speaking to media, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the government will give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the survivor.(ANI File Photo)

Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs10 lakh financial help for minor rape victim’s family

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 12:54 PM IST
On July 2, the six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Dwarka area of the national capital.
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A day after an eight-year-old girl went missing from her house in outer Delhi’s Narela, her body was found in a field on Sunday
A day after an eight-year-old girl went missing from her house in outer Delhi’s Narela, her body was found in a field on Sunday

Body of missing eight-year-old girl found

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 07:30 AM IST
In a letter issued to Delhi Police, a copy of which was uploaded on Twitter by a DCW member, the commission stated that the girl’s parents reported her missing on Saturday.
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Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women DC) wrote to PM Modi demanding death sentence for the accused in the rape case.(PTI File Photo)
Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women DC) wrote to PM Modi demanding death sentence for the accused in the rape case.(PTI File Photo)

Aligarh rape case: DCW chief writes to PM Modi, seeks death sentence for accused

By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 03:17 PM IST
Four persons including the main accused Zahid, his wife, and associate Aslam have been arrested for abducting and killing the girl.
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The post-mortem did not mention the injuries sustained on the head were “solely responsible for the cause of her death or liable to be ignorable”.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
The post-mortem did not mention the injuries sustained on the head were “solely responsible for the cause of her death or liable to be ignorable”.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Court orders fresh probe into death of a Delhi women’s panel employee

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2019 05:29 AM IST
The woman, who was married for four-and-a-half months and was two-months pregnant, was found dead in suspicious circumstances at her in-laws’ house on November 18 last year.
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The court was hearing a plea it had initiated itself after Additional Sessions Judge Illa Rawat had written to the high court on the delay in serving the summons to such parties leading to delay in disposal of cases.(HT Photo)
The court was hearing a plea it had initiated itself after Additional Sessions Judge Illa Rawat had written to the high court on the delay in serving the summons to such parties leading to delay in disposal of cases.(HT Photo)

Lack of clarity on policy to summon persons in foreign countries: DCW

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2019 05:53 AM IST
According to ministry of home affairs (MHA) guidelines, issued on February 11, 2009, a period of 12 weeks is required for servicing summons and notices to persons residing abroad.
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The PIL further stated that the new software addressed all the issues faced by employees of the helpline. Besides, an alarm system was created for emergency cases.(HT Photo)
The PIL further stated that the new software addressed all the issues faced by employees of the helpline. Besides, an alarm system was created for emergency cases.(HT Photo)

Delhi HC seeks govt reply over management of women’s helpline

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 07:22 AM IST
The PIL further stated that the new software addressed all the issues faced by employees of the helpline. Besides, an alarm system was created for emergency cases.
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Asked why anganwadis had failed to provide food for the girl, DCW officials said they would look into the matter.(Reuters File Photo)
Asked why anganwadis had failed to provide food for the girl, DCW officials said they would look into the matter.(Reuters File Photo)

Three-year-old malnourished girl rescued in West Delhi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 01:41 PM IST
According to neighbours who spoke to the commission members, the father, a rickshaw-puller, was raising the child alone as the mother had died a year ago. They said he refused to take any help and locked the girl inside the room when he went out for work.
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The women said they were brought to Delhi by an agent who promised them well-paying jobs in Gulf countries.(HT File Photo)
The women said they were brought to Delhi by an agent who promised them well-paying jobs in Gulf countries.(HT File Photo)

12 Nepalese women, allegedly being trafficked to Dubai, rescued by DCW

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2019 10:21 AM IST
The women were allegedly being trafficked to Dubai, the Delhi Commission for Women said in a statement.
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The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has planned to start a transgender cell within the commission to look into complaints of abuse as well as to reach out to the community.(Reuters File Photo)
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has planned to start a transgender cell within the commission to look into complaints of abuse as well as to reach out to the community.(Reuters File Photo)

Delhi Commission for Women to have a dedicated transgender cell

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 08:39 AM IST
The Delhi Commission for Women’s transgender cell will focus on complaints of abuse and discrimination as well as run programmes to reach out to the community to create awareness about their rights.
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DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal gave the police 10 days to sort out the complaints and asked them to provide the required information to the commission in 72 hours.(PTI/File Photo)
DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal gave the police 10 days to sort out the complaints and asked them to provide the required information to the commission in 72 hours.(PTI/File Photo)

DCW notice to two police stations over illegal sale of liquor and drugs

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 03:25 AM IST
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Thursday issued notices to Jahangirpuri and Bhalswa Dairy police stations after receiving complaints of sale of illicit liquor and drugs in the area.
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The DCW has requested the Delhi Police to investigate the matter and ensure strictest action against the accused as per the law.(Mohd Zakir/HT File)
The DCW has requested the Delhi Police to investigate the matter and ensure strictest action against the accused as per the law.(Mohd Zakir/HT File)

DCW helps woman recover money she was duped of by placement agency

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 01:36 PM IST
The DCW on Sunday said a 26-year-old woman applied for a job after seeing an advertisement in a newspaper put in by the placement agency.
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According to the DCW, the deceased went missing on January 16. She was found in Karol Bagh the next day, with grievous injuries, and later succumbed to her injuries.(AFP File)
According to the DCW, the deceased went missing on January 16. She was found in Karol Bagh the next day, with grievous injuries, and later succumbed to her injuries.(AFP File)

DCW issues notice to police for not adding rape charge in minor’s death case

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 12:38 PM IST
The dead girl’s parents had alleged that though the police had arrested five men in the case, they “failed to press charges of rape, murder, kidnapping, POCSO sections, and destruction of evidence in their FIR”, the DCW statement added.
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An outside view of the shelter home run by NGO Love Commandos. The DCW inspected the shelter home and rescued 4 couples from there on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
An outside view of the shelter home run by NGO Love Commandos. The DCW inspected the shelter home and rescued 4 couples from there on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Love Commandos being framed, claims son of absconding office bearer

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 02:54 PM IST
Delhi-based organisation Love Commandos’ chief Sanjoy Sachdev has been arrested based on complaints from two couples who were contacted by officials from the Delhi Commission for Women and the Delhi Police. Chief co-ordinator Harsh Malhotra was also named and is on the run.
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Delhi police has arrested Sanjay Sachdev, owner NGO Love Commando for threatening and extortion of money from a couple.(ANI)
Delhi police has arrested Sanjay Sachdev, owner NGO Love Commando for threatening and extortion of money from a couple.(ANI)

Cops arrest Delhi NGO Love Commandos’ owner for extorting money from couples

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 07:29 PM IST
Love Commandos’ owner Sanjoy 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.
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DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal, on January 22, 2019, said the commission has approached Delhi Police to register a case for criminal negligence and mismanagement in the diphtheria death cases.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal, on January 22, 2019, said the commission has approached Delhi Police to register a case for criminal negligence and mismanagement in the diphtheria death cases.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

DCW demands police action against north Delhi health department over diphtheria deaths

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2019 02:30 PM IST
In a statement on Tuesday, the commission said the report submitted by the corporation showed that the hospital “delayed” procurement of vaccines and lacked adequate infrastructure for handling diphtheria cases.
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Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal speaks to the media in New Delhi on December 7.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal speaks to the media in New Delhi on December 7.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Delhi shelter home girls allege chilli powder put in private parts as punishment: DCW

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 08:39 PM IST
Some elder girls at a shelter home in Dwarka area alleged that the female staff put chilli powder in their private parts as punishment. They were also forced to have chilli powder, a DCW statement said.
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A three-member team of Delhi Commission for Women, led by its chairperson Swati Maliwal (in photo), on Tuesday visited the women’s shelter home where they found that the inmates were not being provided adequate food and clothing.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)
A three-member team of Delhi Commission for Women, led by its chairperson Swati Maliwal (in photo), on Tuesday visited the women’s shelter home where they found that the inmates were not being provided adequate food and clothing.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)

‘Dismal, suffocating’: DCW seeks probe into condition of women’s shelter home

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 11:13 AM IST
A three-member team from the Delhi Commission from Women led by its chairperson Swati Maliwal visited the home on Tuesday where they found that the inmates were not being provided adequate food and clothing.
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The Delhi Commission for Women said it had received at least two complaints from CWC about irregularities in the functioning of the home and improper conduct by the superintendent of the shelter home.(HT File / Representative Image)
The Delhi Commission for Women said it had received at least two complaints from CWC about irregularities in the functioning of the home and improper conduct by the superintendent of the shelter home.(HT File / Representative Image)

8 women, differently-abled minor go missing from government shelter in northeast Delhi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 10:46 AM IST
Earlier, the child welfare committee (CWC) had filed complaint with the department of women and child development (WCD) alleging that the shelter’s superintendent had assaulted the minor. No action, however, was taken in the matter.
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A couple were reunited by the Delhi Council for Women after the husband alleged that the woman- his wife - was forcibly kept confined at her parents’ house.(Getty Images / Representative Image)
A couple were reunited by the Delhi Council for Women after the husband alleged that the woman- his wife - was forcibly kept confined at her parents’ house.(Getty Images / Representative Image)

DCW rescues woman ‘confined’ to parents’ home, reunites couple

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2018 01:11 PM IST
The rescue operation was conducted on November 25 after the man alleged he was not allowed to see his wife for months after they had married secretly in April this year, the DCW said in a statement.
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