Weaving as a tool for Empowerment of Rural Women in three states of North East India

Funded by Ford Foundation, the project has beenimplemented since 1st January 2019 and ending on 31st December, 2022.NEN’s long term goal is economic empowerment of rural women in north east India alongside upholding of their social and cultural rights, through sustainable livelihoods linked to preservation of their traditional practices of weaving, cultivation and collective work culture.   Saneki Weaves works…

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Building Community response for women survivors of DV in select districts of Assam and Meghalaya

Funded by Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives (APPI), the project has been implemented in Assam and Meghalaya since 1st January 2018 and ending on 31st December 2020. The project aims to reduced incidence of domestic violence by 30% in select 5 districts of Assam and Meghalaya by the end of 3rd year by strengthening community response, ensuring state accountability…

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Addressing and Redressing Gender Based Discrimination in North East India

Funded by Bread for the World (BFTW) and MISEREOR Germany, the project has been implemented in the states of Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland since April 2016 and ending on 31stMarch 2019. The objective of the project is to enhance the capacities of women to participate in local governance (formal and informal) and to engage with state agencies for stronger articulation…

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NEN part of Development Management Day held in New Delhi

Wekoweu Tsuhah (Akole) represented NEN in the Development Management Day, organised by the Indian School of Development Management (ISDM) held on 1st Feb 2019 in New Delhi. She was invited to participate in the panel on ‘Conversations on Development Management with Young Leaders’ alongside 4 young leaders in the development sector (Mantra 4Change, Azad Foundation,…

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State Level Report Dissemination cum Training Workshop on Women in Shelter Homes in Assam

Violence against Women (VAW) in Assam is all pervasive and is present in homes, work areas and public spaces. Women who are homeless and stay in shelter homes are even more vulnerable and cases of violence go largely unnoticed. In an attempt to address the pressing concerns around homelessness vis-a-vis shelter homes and the range…

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Awareness Programme on “The Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013” DSC05118

Following incidences of reports of sexual harassment of women at workplace, The Local Committee (Office of the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District) in collaboration with North East Network, Meghalaya organized an awareness programme on Sexual Harassment of Women and Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, with the local shopkeepers of Police Bazaar at…

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