NGO push to women’s issues

More than 100 NGOs in Assam have appealed to political parties to include issues ranging from trafficking and witch-hunting to sexual assault, rape and limited women’s participation in the workforce, besides measures to achieve empowerment for women, in their manifestos for the Assembly elections this year. The North East Network (NEN), an NGO, in collaboration…

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NEN Retreat

Date:1-3 October, 2016 Description:NEN Retreat will be held in Siloam, Barapani, Meghalaya. NEN members from all three states will participate. There will be discussion on strategies and way forward. All the teams are requested to participate in cultural programme.

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NEN colloborates with Assam police to organise ‘Gender Sensitisation on Violence against Women & New Laws for Change’

Date:6-7 September 2014 Tezpur Description:NEN in collaboration with Assam Police is organising a training on gender, violence against women and new laws for 35 police personnel of the Northern Range covering the districts, Sonitpur, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur and Darrang of Assam. Objectives: Broaden understanding of violence against women in India from a gender and women’s rights…

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Human Chain for PEACE

Concerned citizens, educational institutions, women’s and youth groups  came together at 1 pm  on 1 January 2015 to form a Human Chain for Peace to raise consciousness on the many senseless acts of violence across the state at an event  held at Gauhati Club Circle. The Human Chain united in songs on peace by Bhupen Hazarika and…

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Gender Sensitisation On Violence Against Women & New Laws For Change, Organized by NEN and Assam Police

4-6 February, 2015, Dergaon, Assam In collaboraion with Assam police, NEN organised the 2nd training on “Gender Sensitisation on Violence against Women and New Laws for Change” from 4th to 6th February 2015 at Police Training Centre (PTC), Dergaon. The training was conducted for 40 police personnel, belonging to the ranks of constable, sub-inspectors and…

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