Meghalaya observes International Women’s Day

I am Generation Equality: Celebrating women’s rights International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equality and women’s rights and to rid society of the discrimination and exploitation faced by women. IWD signifies that…

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Assam observes International Women’s Day

I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights This Annual Day that celebrates women in all their diversity, struggles and achievements has been extremely important to North East Network over the years. We use it as an opportunity to connect with the multitude of communities that we work with both in urban and rural spaces, recognize…

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Theatre, Fashion Show and Community Building

International Women’s Day 2020 Laitkseh, West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya The International Women’s Day (IWD) is over a century old tradition that celebrates the contributions and achievements made by women and the struggles that women have gone through to achieve equality. The Day calls for likeminded people- men, women, youth and children to collectively work together…

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11th Annual Biodiversity Festival held at Chizami

“Embracing Cultural Diversity and Biodiversity for a Resilient Future” We organized the 11th Biodiversity Festival at Chizami under the theme “Embracing Cultural Diversity and Biodiversity for a Resilient Future” on 5th and 6th of March, 2020. Over 300 participants representing farming communities from the districts of Phek, Dimapur, Mokochung, Tuensang, Noklak, Kiphire in Nagaland, members…

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Community programme on building collective response to Violence against women and children with Taxi Associations in Nongkasen

Women across the world, regardless of income, age or education, are subject to physical, sexual, psychological and economic violence. Worldwide, 35 % of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence by a non-partner at some point in their lives. Evidence also suggests that children are more likely to…

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Biodiversity Festival 2020

5th and 6th March 2020 The North East Region (NER) of India is one of the world’s biodiversity hotspot and diverse ethnic communities of the region have significantly contributed towards sustaining this biodiversity. However, its fragile ecosystem and biodiversity is today threatened by numerous factors, one of the key factors being the capitalist model of…

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