Street Play to Observe the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence: Meghalaya

On 8th December 2022, North East Network organized a Street Play at Khyndailad, Police Bazar with an aim to raise awareness about gender-based violence against women and as part of an observation of the 16 days of Activism against Gender-based Violence in collaboration with the School of Social Work, Martin Luther Christian University and the…

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Capacity Building of Swadhar Greh Staffs, Nongstoin, West Khasi Hills District, on Gender Sensitive Response to Survivors of VAW & C: Meghalaya

  North East Network, a women’s rights organization, is part of the Lam-Lynti Chittara Neralu (LCN), a National Network working on shelters for Women Survivors of Violence, funded by American Jewish World Service. Lam-Lynti Chittara Neralu or LCN (which translates to ‘lead the way to shelter under the vista of the stars’ in Khasi, Telugu…

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Launching of Community Support Centres in Madanryting (East Khasi Hills District) and Nong Shillong (Eastern West Khasi Hills District): Meghalaya

As part of NEN’s work in enhancing addressal and redressal mechanisms and support to women and children facing violence and to enable Women Collectives formed by NEN to carry out their work and showcase produce, NEN, Meghalaya has identified one Community Support Centre in Madanryting, East Khasi Hills District and one in Nongshillong, Eastern West…

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Training of Trainers: Assam

NEN Assam organised a training of trainers on ‘Enhancing facilitation skills to address Gender Based Violence against Women’ from 20th to 22nd September 2022. 22 mid-level functionaries of 9 organisations from 14 districts including the NEN programme team and representatives from GMK by NEN, working on Gender Based Violence at the community level participated in…

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Observation of International Day of the Girl Child: Assam

NEN documented the legacy of women leaders who had contributed significantly in the fields of history, literature, sports, freedom movement, performing arts, women’s rights, electoral politics, etc. The documentation was done by engaging 19 students from 5 districts. In these districts, NEN uses creative mediums to engage with young people on issues of gender equality.…

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International Day of Rural Women , Assam

NEN observed International Rural Women’s Day in Dhemaji and Golaghat district of Assam on 15 October 2022 .The theme for this year was “Our seeds, our farm; towards food sovereignty”. In Golaghat, 80 grassroots women shared the importance of seed conservation and ownership over food and committed to work towards attaining food sovereignty for them and…

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Interface and workshop on Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013: Assam

  NEN in collaboration with the District Social Welfare Office of Kamrup, Government of Assam conducted an Interface and Workshop on Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace, Domestic Violence and its legal remedies on 20 October 2022. The participants present in the workshop were stakeholders from Integrated Child Development Services(ICDS), One Stop Centre (OSC),…

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Developing a Gender Equitable Perspective On Laws for Women – A Workshop for District Lawyers: Assam

To create a pool of feminist lawyers to make gender responsive services accessible to women, NEN identified a group of lawyers from 5 districts of Assam and conducted the first residential workshop at Guwahati on 26 and 27 November 2022. They were from Kamrup, Darrang, Golaghat and Dhemaji district and are largely working with the cases…

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Assessment of climate change and its impact through Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) , Assam

Sessions on climate change and its impact on life and livelihood were conducted through Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA), with 22 community women at Gramin Mahila Kendra by NEN at  Udalguri district on 9 June 2022, and with 40 women in Dhemaji district on 25 September 2022. “Problem Tree” was used as a tool to identify…

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