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Layer Perfume Ad Draws Flak Over Content Around Rape Culture, DCW Seeks FIR

Layer Perfume Ad Draws Flak Over Content Around Rape Culture, DCW Seeks FIR

Layer perfume advertisements have been criticised for promoting rape culture and joking about sexual assaults.

05 June 2022
DCW Urges I&B Ministry To Ban ‘Misogynistic’ Advertisement, Says It Promotes ‘Gang-Rape Culture’

DCW Urges I&B Ministry To Ban ‘Misogynistic’ Advertisement, Says It Promotes ‘Gang-Rape Culture’

Delhi Commission for Women in its letter to I&B Minister Anurag Thakur has said the commission has come across a advertisement of a perfume brand, which it...

04 June 2022

DCW Issues Notice To WCD Dept Seeking Report On Shelter Homes Housing Women In Delhi

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Thursday issued a notice to the Department of Women and Child Development (WCD) seeking a detailed report on the...

DCW Issues Notice To SBI, Seeks Withdrawal Of Employment Guidelines For Pregnant Women

DCW Issues Notice To SBI, Seeks Withdrawal Of Employment Guidelines For Pregnant Women

The bank's move has elicited criticism from some quarters, including from the All India State Bank of India Employees' Association.

29 January 2022

Clubhouse Chat Targets Muslim Women; FIR Registered After DCW Notice To Delhi Police

The panel asked the police to register an FIR immediately and arrest the accused.

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13 December 2021
DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

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

"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...


25 November 2021
Delhi Commission For Women Issues Notice To Delhi Police Seeking Arrest Of Those Who Forced Assamese Woman Into Prostitution

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

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...


02 November 2021
T20 World Cup: Rape Threats To Virat Kohli's Daughter, Delhi Police Alerted

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...


24 October 2021
6-Year-Old Raped In Delhi, Accused Caught On CCTV Footage

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

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...


29 July 2021
Police Held Five Men Accused Of Harassing Darjeeling Women In Delhi

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...


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15 October 2020
Kashmiri Woman Alleges Landlady Called Her 'Terrorist', Delhi Police Registers Case

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...


09 September 2020
86-Year-Old Grandmother Raped In Delhi

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

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

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

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

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,...


19 October 2019
‘When Rapists, Stalkers Sit In Parliament...’: Former IPS Officer Says Women Safety Problem In India

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

'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...


16 September 2019
In Debt, Mother Sells 1-Year-Old Son, Teen Daughter To Trafficker

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


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06 August 2019
JNU Student Rape: DCW Issues Notice to Delhi Police Seeking Probe Details

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

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...


30 January 2019
Head Of NGO That Unites Lovers Arrested For Confining, Extorting Money From Couples In Delhi

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

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


19 December 2018
Married Woman Alleges Gangrape, Delhi Police Force To Compromise With Accused

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

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...


10 November 2018
Woman, 95, Allegedly Held Captive By Daughter-In-Law, Rescued In Delhi

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

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

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

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



18 April 2018
On 5th Day Of Hunger Strike, Swati Maliwal's Anger Strays As She Attacks Modi’s ‘Dress Fetish’

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

"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. "



22 November 2017
Rape Capital Diary

Rape Capital Diary

DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal, who is on a Satyagraha since November 3, says that the objective of my method is to invigorate myself through concentrated...


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