Summer Weaving Training in Ri-Bhoi District

The art of weaving is endemic in most tribal cultures in North East India. Unfortunately, with readymade clothes flooding the markets we are witnessing a gradual diminishing of this exquisite art. Over the past decade NEN has been working to revive indigenous weaving practices by encouraging the younger generation to inherit their tradition and keep…

Musical Night & OBR event in Nagaland

Music is the universal language, especially for spreading awareness on issues like Gender Based Violence. NEN in Nagaland brought together youths from Chizami for a ‘Musical Night’ at NEN Resource Centre, Chizami VTC Hall. Part of the global action of One Billion Rising (OBR), the event that took place on St. Valentine’s Day, 14th February…

Farmers’ Training for Best Organic Practices in Assam

Smallholder farmers are a crucial part of the food value chain and economy in Assam. The COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown created many hardships for our farmers like severe shortage of labor and equipment plus loss of crops. To mitigate this, North East Network has extended its livelihood support through an agricultural programme to enable…

Women’s manifesto by Rights Groups for Assam Assembly polls

The ‘Women’s Manifesto-2021’, prepared by five organisations working in the field of gender equality have put forward their demands to political parties and contesting candidates. The manifesto has been prepared by NEN, Purba Bharati Educational Trust (PBET), Women in Governance (WinG), Women’s Leadership Training Centre (WLTC) and Xobdo, Assam. Read news articles here: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/assam-assembly-elections-womens-manifesto-by-rights-groups/article34098925.ece https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/womens-manifesto-by-rights-groups-for-assam-assembly-polls/2048941…

Gender sensitisation training for Nurses in Meghalaya

Incidents of violence against women  is on a gradual rise in the State of Meghalaya. Recognizing the need to improve the healthcare provider’s capacity to response to VAW, NEN has been building the capacity of health care providers – student nurses, staff nurses and doctors on understanding Gender, VAW, legal and ethical role that they…