Capacity Building Workshop for Peer Leaders and Field Investigators

28-29 June, 2018, Assam A gender sensitisation workshop on ‘Violence against Women and PWDV Act 2005’ was organised for 37 women peer leaders from Darrang, Dhemaji, Golaghat, Kamrup, Kokrajhar, and Udalguri districts of Assam on 28th June and 2018. The workshop focused on understanding gender as a socialization Process, Patriarchy and systems of domination, Social…

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Dialogue amongst stakeholders towards addressing Sexual Violence against Women and Children in Meghalaya

25 May, 2018, Meghalaya A dialogue amongst stakeholders was organised towards Addressing Sexual Violence against Women and Children in Meghalaya on May 25th, 2018 at Hotel Poinisuk, Laitumkhrah. Representatives from Government, Non Government and CSWO shared their roles and challenges in addressing Sexual Violence. Departments and organisations who presented were State Commission for the Protection…

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Exposure Trip for 181 Helpline Staff

17-18 May, 2018, Meghalaya NEN Meghalaya, organised a 2 day exposure trip for the staff of 181 Women Helpline and the Out-Reach Workers of NEN. The participants visited 10 organisations in Shillong City that provide services to women and children namely: FIDU (Female Injecting Drug Users) Targeted Intervention- VHAM (Voluntary health Association Meghalaya); Lamjingshai; Childline;…

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State-level Consultation to Strengthen Rehabilitative Services

23 May, 2018, Meghalaya With regard to the research study, “Survivors’ Experience of Shelter Homes”, NEN Meghalaya organised a consultation meeting with various stakeholders on May 23, 2018 to discuss on issues related to addressing violence against women and the rehabilitative services that is provided to the women in the State. One of the objectives of the…

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Gender Sensitisation Programmes

18 March & 5 April, 2018, Assam NEN Assam in collaboration with Assam Police organised a sensitisation workshop on ‘Women’s Safety in the Workplace and Legal Remedies’ with 70 female police personnel from ranks ranging from Sub-Inspector, Police Constable, Jr. Assistant, Home guard and Assistant Commissioners on 18th March, 2018. Similar workshop was also organised…

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Protest Rally against Rape, Killings and Violence against Women and Children

21 April, 2018, Assam  NEN Assam in collaboration with 7 different organisations – All India Democratic Women Committee, All Assam Pragatishil Nari Sanstha, Assam Mahila Sangha, Students Federation of India, Democratic Youth Federation of India, All India Students Federation and Assam Chatra Yuva Sanmilan organised a protest march on 21st April 2018 at Rotary Club, Guwahati.  More than…

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