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…

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International Women’s Day 2021: Nagaland

North East Network, Nagaland, celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8,2021, by bringing together rural women, village leaders and women collectives to celebrate women’s leadership within their household and communities. The events highlighted women’s agency and their capacity to bring about change in their own lives and communities, especially during the critical Covid-19 pandemic. IWD…

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International Women’s Day: Meghalaya

Celebrating women for their tremendous contribution to the society and towards the development of their villages as well as the country, NEN in Meghalaya observed International Women’s Day on 8th March at Mawryngkang village, Ri-Bhoi District. Villagers from Plasha and Mawryngkang displayed their culture through dance, folk songs etc. A self-composed song by Banker Kharkongor,…

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Our Land, Our Future: World Environment Day 2024

This World Environment Day, North East Network (NEN) joined the global community with the slogan “Our land, Our future: We are #GenerationRestoration.” This campaign brought together communities across Assam, Meghalaya, and Nagaland, inspiring action for land and ecosystem regeneration. Together, we celebrated and committed to protecting our planet through community-driven initiatives and actions. Around 190…

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Sensitisation Programme on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace and Legal Remedies

North East Network, in collaboration with the Inspector of Schools, Kamrup Metro, Government of Assam, recently organised a sensitisation programme which was attended by representatives from 116 Government High and Higher Secondary Schools from the district of Kamrup Metro. This programme was graced by Tapashi Sarma, District Programme Officer, Samagra Shiksha Assam. The sensitisation programme…

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Together for a #PeriodFriendlyWorld: Assam & Meghalaya

Menstrual Hygiene Day is an annual campaign observed every 28th of May to raise awareness about menstrual health and hygiene, break myths and taboos surrounding menstruation and end discrimination faced by menstruating individuals irrespective of age and identity. This year, in line with the global theme “Together for a #PeriodFriendlyWorld”, NEN has taken steps to…

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Monisha Behal receives the first Rajabala Das Award & Prag Prerona Award: IWD 2024

This International Women’s Day, Dr. Monisha Behal, Chairperson of North East Network, was honoured with the very first Rajabala Das Award by Handique Girls’ College. We also extend heartfelt congratulations to her on receiving the prestigious Prag Prerona Award. Ben Baideo’s tireless efforts towards ensuring women’s rights in the North East region (NER) of India serve as a true inspiration for many.

International Women’s Day 2024: Nagaland

North East Network Nagaland celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8th March with 370+ women in Phek and Kohima districts under the theme “Inspire Inclusion”.  At Chizami, NEN in collaboration with Nenterpise, brought together rural women (artisans & farmers), village leaders, and women societies/associations to celebrate women’s contributions, achievements, and leadership within their households and…

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International Women’s Day 2024: Meghalaya

In Madanryting, Shillong, 120 participants, including women peer leaders, faculty, students, outreach workers, community leaders, and health workers, gathered to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD). North East Network (NEN) marked its first IWD observation in Shillong back in 1998, focusing on discussions around women’s participation in electoral politics. Since then, IWD has become a platform…

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