Category Archives: Women and Child Rights

Women’s or children’s rights cannot be comprehensively understood in isolation as they are mutually inter-related. There are overlapping concerns in many areas on account of specific vulnerabilities based on both age and gender.

National Commission For Women – NCW Structure, Function and Recent Development

The National Commission for Women was constituted under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 (NCW Act) on 31 January 1992 to exercise powers and perform functions assigned. INTRODUCTION Writers of Independent India recognized the gender disparity between a man and a woman and thus established constitutional mechanisms to promote equality. Article 14 of the Constitution prohibits gender discrimination.… Read More »