Maneka Gandhi proposes death penalty for rape of children below 12 years
The Women and Children Development (WCD) minister has now proposed t...
Tigress Avni was killed to 'save' Anil Ambani's project: Raj Thackeray
A spokesperson of the Anil Ambani group, when contacted, said the grou...
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis orders probe into tigress’ killing
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Siblings can be separated during adoption: Maneka Gandhi
Until now, the country's adoption agency Child Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) would place siblings with the same family except in rare cases.
Maneka Gandhi launches NARI portal for schemes for women
Users can log on to www.nari.nic.in to access information on different programmes offered by various state governments as well as the Centre, the minister told reporters.
Missionaries of Charity asked to link shelter homes to Central Adoption Resource Authority
This means that these homes will have to follow the guidelines framed by the ministry which includes registration for giving children for adoption and be open to government scrutiny
Government mulling formation of GoM to look into lacunae in law on sexual harassment
The government is mulling formation of group of ministers to look into the lacunae in law on sexual harassment, the source said.
#MeToo: Panel on sexual harassment complaints in two days
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, Maneka Gandhi had announced the formation of the committee that would hold public hearings with stakeholders.
Government to change visa format to prevent child sex abuse
According to officials at the ministry of women and child development, the implementation started about a month back through the Bureau of Immigration that comes under the purview of the ministry of home affairs.
Government’s new protection policy for children shelter homes soon
The women and child development ministry had come up with the guidelines drafted by the NGO Childline in 2013 before the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.
Maneka Gandhi urges states/UTs to include male child victims under "Victim Compensation Scheme/Fund"
The corpus of Rs 200 crore was set up by the MHA three years back as a measure to streamline compensatory schemes offered by states to victims of rape, sexual abuse and acid attacks.
'Panic Button' not a fun thing, says Maneka Gandhi
"We would request the people of UP to take it easy and don't think its a fun thing. Let us see where it goes from here. If it works in UP, it can work anywhere," Maneka said.
Maneka Gandhi for women non-teaching staff in schools
The Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister said that her department has also approached the human resource development ministry in this regard.
Maneka Gandhi to be operated for gallstones in AIIMS
"My mother was admitted to AIIMS last night, where she will undergo surgery in the next few days," BJP MP Varun Gandhi said in a tweet.
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