Exchange Program for young women: Nagaland

An Exchange Learning Program was organised from 16-17th Feb 2022 with 11 community young women from Phek and Kohima District and SEWA Shakti Kendra staff. The group spent 2 days learning about gender issues while gaining first hand experience and interaction with women run enterprises. The team spent the first day with Sakhi One Stop…

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State Level Training for Protection Officers in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya State Govt. has newly notified every Centre Administrator of One Stop Centres in 11 districts to carry out all roles and responsibilities of a Protection Officer as per the PWDVA, 2005. NEN has been working with Government of Meghalaya in addressing violence against women through facilitating skill training for Protection officers. On 17th…

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Biodiversity Walk at Kigwema Village, Kohima: Nagaland

The youth today deserve a say in environmental policies, and this starts with raising awareness among young people about the key issues at hand and how to get involved in pro-environmental actions that can mitigate looming climate change. NEN in Nagaland has been consistently organising several initiatives to raise youth awareness about biodiversity, traditional farming…

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Training on Farming techniques for women in Golaghat, Assam

Women in Assam implement most of the work in agricultural farms, from sowing to harvesting, yet their access to resources is less than their male counterparts. Closing this gender gap is essential in order to accelerate the movement for equality and socio-economic empowerment of rural women. NEN has been consistently organising trainings for rural women…

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A STUDY ON REVIVAL OF TRADITIONAL FARMING SYSTEMS OF NAGALAND

A case study by the environmental research and action group Kalpavriksh examines NEN’s initiatives towards the revival of the traditional farming system in Phek district of Nagaland. It is based on their field visits to Chizami and Sümi villages in Nagaland during March 28, 2019 to April 2, 2019. Click to read full article.

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Biodiversity Walk in Phek, Nagaland

Spending a day in close proximity with nature plays a pivotal role in reconnecting young people with the environment while bridging inter-generational gaps through interactions with elder community knowledge holders. A Biodiversity Walk by NEN Nagaland was conducted on 28th January 2022 in Thelupra forest at Tsupfume village under Phek district, Nagaland. 17 youth participated…

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Awareness Programme on social issues at Wahliewlong Village: Meghalaya

As part of building community response towards social issues like VAW, CSA and alcoholism and drug addiction, North East Network have been conducting community meetings with local stakeholders and outreach programmes in several districts of Meghalaya. These programmes have encouraged villages to further strengthen their resolve to guarantee women’s rights and prevent violence against women.…

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Public Rally on awareness against VAW: Meghalaya

On the night of 4th January 2022, a terrible incident of VAW took place in Umsaw village, West Khasi Hills area. An intruder broke into the residence of a woman at midnight. The woman who is a widow and suffers from disability, lives alone with her 11 year old daughter. The attacker, who was from…

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