‘Natak Xiku Somaj Gorhu’ Theatre Workshop in Mirza, Kamrup District, Assam

The importance of community participation in ending gender based discrimination cannot be emphasized enough and drama is one of the few tools that hits the nail on the head. With this idea in mind, North East Network conducted ‘Natak Xiku Somaj Gorhu’, a community theatre Workshop from 3rd – 5th May, 2019 at Mirza, Kamrup.…

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Women Farmers’ Rights- Training and Capacity Building Workshop at Kohima, Nagaland

North East Network (NEN) and Gramya Resource Centre for Women (GRCW), Hyderabad, supported the Nagaland Mahila Kisan Aadhikar Manch (MAKAAM) in organizing a 2-day capacity building workshop on Women Farmer Rights in Kohima on 29th and 30th April 2019.  The aim of the workshop was understanding concepts of agro-ecology and sustainability, exploring and indentifying women farmers’…

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Workshop on Masculinity and Gender-Based Violence

Addressing the issue of Violence Against Women is incomplete without a thorough understanding of masculinity and its relationship with discrimination and VAW. With this objective, a workshop was organized by NEN on the 24th-25th April 2019, at Don Bosco Institute, Kharguli, Assam. The workshop was focused on understanding the construction of masculinity, its dynamics of power…

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Report titled ‘Re-Visioning Shelter Homes in Meghalaya’ released

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, there has been an 83% increase in crimes against women between 2007 and 2016. The state of Meghalaya is no exception to this. Violence against women here come in forms of Domestic Violence, Sexual harassment, Trafficking, Desertion and many more, and those without a home are most vulnerable In…

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Discussion on “Religious Fundamentalism, Impact on Women”

North East Network in collaboration with Asom Mahila Sangha, All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) and Sadou Asom Pragatisheel Nari Sanstha celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2019 at Gauri Sadan, Dighalipukhuri, Guwahati Assam. This year’s theme was ‘Think Equal, Build Equal, Innovate for Change. The discussion that centred around the topic “Religious Fundamentalism,…

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