Interface cum Awareness Meeting on the POCSO Act 2012

Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a pervasive issue, affecting many children, particularly girls. However, very few of these cases are reported, and even fewer perpetrators are convicted. Perpetrators committing CSA are also rarely questioned by families, societies and communities. To address this bleak reality, North East Network (NEN) took the initiative with local governance bodies,…

One Billion Rising, West Khasi Hills

One Billion Rising, Meghalaya

In the village of Marngor, West Khasi Hills District, NEN Meghalaya observed One Billion Rising (OBR) 2024, in collaboration with the Department of Music, Martin Luther Christian University, Shillong. The community gathered to take a stand against gender-based violence (GBV) through different celebrations and artistic expressions. According to WHO, 1 in 3 women experience intimate…