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Maneka Gandhi launches eBox, online portal for reporting child sexual abuse

New Delhi, Aug 26 (IBNS): Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday launched eBox, an online portal for reporting child sexual abuse.

PM Modi greets Maneka Gandhi on birthday

New Delhi, Aug 26 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on her birthday.

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi holds Regional consultations on draft ‘Trafficking of Persons Bill, 2016’ in Chennai

Chennai, Aug 16 (IBNS): Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi held Regional consultations with Civil Society Organizations on the draft ‘Trafficking of Persons Bill, 2016’ in Chennai on Tuesday.

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi kicks of social media campaign on Daughters’ Day

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IBNS): Ministry of Women and Child Development launched a social media campaign today to mark the Daughters Day to be celebrated on Aug 11.

Juvenile Justice Act 2015: Draft rules released by Union government

New Delhi, May 25 (IBNS) Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD), Maneka Gandhi, released on Wednesday draft model rules to repeal the existing rules for effective implementation of Juvenile Justice Act 2015, media reported

Kerala rape: Lack of cooperation from police, says Maneka

New Delhi, May 18 (IBNS) Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has accused the police of not extending cooperation in the Kerala rape case, which took place on April 28, reports said.

Maneka praises Sonia for move against corruption

Pilbhit, Apr 25 (IBNS) Coming out of years of frosty relationship with Sonia Gandhi, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has some words of praise for the Congress president, while asking officials to emulate the way her estranged sister-in-law fought corruption.

We need data to make marital rape a criminal offence : Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi, Apr 9 (IBNS) In her first statement following her ministry’s controversial reply to Rajya Sabha on marital rape, Woman and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that her ministry could consider taking a step towards criminalising marital rape provided there is ample proof of enough number of complaints, The Indian Express reports.

Centre to increase maternity leave in private sector

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS) The Narendra Modi government is all set to increase maternity leave in the private sector from 12 to 26 weeks, according to reports.

Rajya Sabha passes Juvenile Justice Bill 2015

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IBNS): The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the landmark Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015, which seeks to amend the law to allow trying those over 16 years of age and accused of heinous crimes like the gang-rape of Nirbhaya, as adults.

Am happy that all parties supported Juvenile Justice Bill: Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IBNS): Minutes after the passage of the Juvenile Justice Bill by the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday evening said she is happy that all parties supported the move.

Innovative solutions required to end violence and crime against women: Maneka Gandhi

Kolkata, Jan 21 (IBNS) Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has emphasized upon to look for innovative solutions to end violence and crime against women and end the dowry system which was the root cause of female foeticide.

Maneka Gandhi bats for 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme at Panipat

Panipat, Jan 20 (IBNS): Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi on Tuesday urged the nation to save girls while stressing that the society needs to change the mindset towards a girl child to eradicate the problem of female foeticide.

Maneka Gandhi to initiate 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IBNS): To initiate the roll out of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme of Government of India, the first round of regional consultations will be held at Chandigarh on Friday under the leadership of Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi.

Money from illegal animal slaughter going to terrorism: Maneka Gandhi

Jaipur, Sep 15 (IBNS): Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that the money from illegal animal slaughter is being used for sponsoring acts of terrorism, reports said.