NEN Youth Leadership Program (NYLP) , Nagaland

The NEN Youth Leadership Program (NYLP) is a formulated leadership program for youths on upskilling the knowledge of youth between 20-35 years through perspective building workshops and skill enhancement training. The participants will go through a year-long process of perspective and capacity building that will stretch to 2 full-time residential training and mentoring of participants;…

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence 2022 ,Nagaland

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence 2022  under the global theme “UNiTE! Activism to end violence against women and girls” was observed by NEN, Nagaland along with the community members.  Joining the global campaign, North East Network (NEN) Nagaland organised a series of events across Nagaland, to voice out and address the…

Capacity Building of Women Leaders on Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development, Nagaland

A Two days training was organized by North East Network (NEN) on “Capacity Building of Women Leaders on Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development”. The program was attended by 15 representatives of LiCheh Kro Weavers Producers Ltd (A women collective of Chizami Cluster). It was held at the Tourist Complex, Pfutsero from 14th – 15th September 2022.…

Confluence of Rural Women, Nagaland

NEN organised a 2-days event at Kohima, on 14-15th October 2022, where diverse stakeholders and farming communities from within and outside Nagaland were brought together to share knowledge and experiences related to seeds, millet-based ecological food and farming vis-a-vis women’s agency. To create public awareness on the importance of rural livelihoods and local food systems,…

National Handloom Day – 6th August, 2022, Nagaland

NEN Nagaland in collaboration with Nenterprise observed National Handloom Day on 6th August, 2021 under the theme “Facilitating Weavers Access to Social Security ” with its registered weavers from 11 villages under Phek District, Nagaland.  A survey conducted in some of the selected villages of Chizami cluster towards the formation of a Weavers’ Producer Company…

Cultural Interpretation Centre at Chizami village inaugurated

 A Cultural Interpretation Centre (CIC) was inaugurated at Chizami village in Phek district on November 23. The project ‘Cultural Interpretation Centre – Library & Museum (Phase II)’ was sanctioned under MPLAD fund (2018-2019) by Swapan Dasgupta, then Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and implemented by North East Network (NEN). https://morungexpress.com/cultural-interpretation-centre-at-chizami-village-inaugurated

Weavers – the ‘first working women’ in traditional societies

Dr Theyiesinuo Keditsu, Assistant Professor at Kohima college, today called the weavers as ‘first working women’ in traditional societies, as they were the first to bring independent income outside their agricultural practices while articulating that the perception of not recognising rural women as workers because they donot have paid jobs needs to change. https://www.morungexpress.com/weavers-the-first-working-women-in-traditional-societies