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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IWD 2021 celebrated in 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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IWD 2021 celebrated in 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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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;…

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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…

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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.…

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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,…

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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…

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Nagaland: Meluri Millet Sisters, hosts millet festival

Meluri Millet Sisters, in collaboration with Millet Network of India and NEN (Northeast Network) celebrated the 2nd Millet Festival on the theme ‘Celebrating common heritage for a shared, resilient future’ at Meluri Village Council Hall on August 31. The celebration was graced by SDAO Meluri, Phrumasie Nyuthe as a special guest. According to DIPR report,…

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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

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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

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