Celebrating International Day of Rural Women in Nagaland

North East Network (NEN) in collaboration with SEWA Shakti Kendra (SSK), Pfutsero organised “International Day of Rural Women” at the Women Resource Centre (WRC), in Runguzu Nasa on October 13. The day-long event aimed to celebrate rural women, visibilise their contribution, struggles and aspirations; and create awareness about rights and entitlements. Extra Assistant Commissioner(EAC), Chozuba,…

Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child: Assam

This International Day of the Girl Child, themed “Our Time is Now: Equality Freedom Rights”, we aim to strengthen our commitment towards gender equality through campaigns across six districts of Assam: Darrang, Dhemaji, Golaghat, Kamrup, Sonitpur and Udalguri. NEN created space in district schools for all girls and boys to express their viewpoints on equality,…

Millet Value Addition Training: Nagaland

Presenting diverse flavours and innovative recipes, the Millet Value Addition Training was organised in NEN Resource Centre, Chizami, from 3rd to 5th October 2023. This training focused on the preparation of simple millet recipes using commonly available kitchen tools. Some of the recipes included millet pancakes, pakodas, sweets, cakes, etc. This training also aimed to reintegrate millet…

NEN participates in XVII National Conference of the Indian Association for Women’s Studies 

NEN actively participated in the XVII National Conference of the Indian Association for Women’s Studies, which revolved around the theme “Women’s Studies and Women’s Movement: Challenges and Resilience.” This conference, held from September 7th to 10th, 2023, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, served as a vibrant platform for multifaceted feminist dialogues and discussions; where students, scholars, activists,…

Building Transformational Leadership – Towards Equitable and Sustainable Change: Assam

Themed as Building Transformational Leadership – Towards Equitable and Sustainable Change, the workshop for grassroots women leaders was an attempt to prepare grassroots women leaders to drive social and ecological change among their collectives. From understanding patriarchy and power to taking hands-on-training in compassionate farming practices, the workshop was a wholesome experience for all our women…

Millets for Community Resilience: Celebrating International Year of Millets across Nagaland

Millet is a crop that ensures food security and can support the livelihood of many communities. In Nagaland, millet is also deeply rooted in the culture and traditions of indigenous communities. However, with rapid changes and development, the reliance of communities on millet has reduced over the years. Making way for the millet-based biodiverse farming…

Tezpur Mahila Samiti at Women’s Conference in Kerala (তিৰুৱনন্তপুৰমত তেজপুৰ মহিলা সমিতিৰ বিষয়ে প্ৰদৰ্শনী)

A historical and archival exhibition of the Tezpur Mahila Samiti, “Sisters of Tezpur”, was organised and displayed in the XVII National Conference of the Indian Association of Women’s Studies (IAWS) at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from 7th to 10th September. It located the history of the Tezpur Mahila Samiti and the town of Tezpur in the larger…