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Domestic Violence Act

  On 01 August 2015 at 13:41

As per the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, all the States/UTs Government are required to notify the voluntary organisation as Service Providers and there is no scheme being administered by Ministry of Women and Child Development ...

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Women subjected to Marital Rape

  On 30 April 2015 at 12:11

The Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Women and Child Development have reported that UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women has recommended to India interalia, to criminalise marital rape. The Law Commission of India, ...

Implementation of MWPSC Act

  On 11 March 2015 at 12:48

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has been making efforts by persuading the States/ UTs from time to time to effectively implement the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 Act in letter and spirit so that t ...

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Surrogacy Bill

  On 11 March 2015 at 12:47

The Government is working on finalizing Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill which also covers surrogacy. During the inter-ministerial consultation some Ministries /Departments submitted their comments which were considered by the Depa ...

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Zero tolerance for delays in the adoption process

  On 24 February 2015 at 11:19

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has said that the adoption agencies have been given a target of 15,000 adoptions in the current year. Speaking at the Annual National Meet on Adoption in New Delhi today, t ...

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Implementation of Domestic Violence Act

  On 12 December 2014 at 12:11

The Central Government has been emphasising upon the need to impart training to First Class Judicial Magistrates/Metropolitan Magistrates to deal with cases under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005 through National/State Ju ...

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A Two-Day Consultation by M/o Women & Child Development on National Nutrition Mission begins in New Delhi

  On 23 September 2014 at 10:47

Smt Maneka Gandhi asks stakeholders to put in place a comprehensive time-bound action plan on nutrition by 1st November this year The Ministry of Women and Child Development has fast tracked the formulation of the National Mission to tackle mal-n ...

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Law for Welfare of Senior Citizens

  On 13 August 2014 at 10:40

Concerned with the instances of neglect of old age parents by their children, the Government had enacted the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 in December, 2007 which, inter-alia, makes maintenance of parents/senior ci ...

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Union Minister of Women & Child Development writes to judges to expedite adoption cases

  On 10 July 2014 at 13:24

Union Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has written nearly 700 letters to Chief Justices of High Courts and District Judges all across the country, requesting them to expedite the adoption cases pending with them or ...

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Domestic Violence Act

  On 14 December 2013 at 12:50

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data a total number of 12036, 9873 and 4567 cases have been filed under the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act, 2005 in the year 2010, 2011 and 2012. The number of cases filed under the ...



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