Mobilising Rural Women to Tackle Violence and Disease

Tiffany Kharkongor (named changed) is a resident of Laitkor locality of Shillong in East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. She is a Master Trainer associated with the NEN-SEWA project “Response to COVID-19”. She is tackling issues of gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health & rights and providing psychosocial services. Under the project, she is spreading awareness amongst…

Fighting fear and uncertainty in a Pandemic

Barisha Dkhar (named changed) is a teacher from Mawthadraishan, West Khasi Hills Meghalaya. She is a woman leader and a Master Trainer associated with the NEN-SEWA project “Response to COVID-19”. As a Master Trainer, she has contributed in tackling the pandemic by reaching out to women through telecommunications to spread awareness regarding the COVID 19…

Rights groups back pregnant scribe asked to resign

Assam Tribune GUWAHATI, May 23 – A number of organisations and women’s rights groups have come out in support of the Guwahati-based woman journalist who was allegedly made to resign from a private news channel on account of her pregnancy. After the incident came to light through various social media platforms, several rights groups have…