Only One Earth: World Environment Day 2022

The 2022 World Environment Day campaign #OnlyOneEarth focusses on “Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature” and calls for collective, transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, defend and restore our planet. We are re-energising the slogan to emphasise that planet Earth is still the only home we have and to push for transformative actions to…

NEN FARM SCHOOL 2022 (Registrations Closed)

The growing disconnect of youth from their indigenous food and farming systems, is a serious concern to deliberate upon, to ensure a sustainable future. The increased alienation of young people from farming is visible through the high rates of rural to urban migration even in Nagaland. The reverse migration substantially consisting of youths during the…

‘Her-story’: Portrait-making workshop for youth

Art has the power to change society and shift the power of imagination into collective development. Young people represent a powerful force for social change and have an important role to play in creating a gender equal society. With this aim, North East Network organised a portrait making workshop at Dahali Karka High School, Nohira…

Inauguration of 4th Gramin Mahila Kendra by NEN in Udalguri

North East Network (NEN), Assam has set up its 4th Gramin Mahila Kendra (GMK) in Udalguri District, Assam on 29th April 2022. Earlier NEN had established 3 GMKs in three districts of Assam viz. Darrang, Kamrup(R) and Golaghat. Women facing domestic violence are provided socio-legal counselling through trained barefoot counselors in these Kendras, enabling them…

Interface and Workshop on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013.

Sexual harassment at a workplace is severe violation of women’s right to equality, life and liberty. It creates an insecure and hostile work environment, which discourage women’s participation in work, thereby adversely affecting their social and economic empowerment and the goal of inclusive growth. With this idea the legislature formulated the Sexual Harassment of Women…

Capacity Building Trip to Uttarakhand

A team of 5 from Nagaland consisting of 3 NEN staff & 2 Weavers from Chizami  traveled to Uttarakhand as part of the exposure learning to strengthen livelihood opportunities for communities. The team visited Mahila Umang Producers Company Ltd, a collective of self-help groups and producers – engaged in promoting sustainable livelihoods through establishment of…

Training on Food Processing & Business Management for women SHGs

NEN Meghalaya organised a Training for 2 SHG groups from Nongshillong Village of Eastern West Khasi hills District and Laitkseh Village of West Khasi Hills District on Business Management and Food processing of three items (Squash, RTS Juice and Pickle Making). The food processing training will enable them to utilise the excess products from their…

Provision of Solar Drier Machine

To enhance livelihood earning opportunities, a solar drier machine procured from Meghalaya was provided to Phekerkriema village with special focus on women’s needs. The user and environment-friendly technology will enable the community to preserve their fruits, vegetables  and other perishable crops which deteriorate during the peak seasons due to the distance from markets and high…

Theater for Social Change – Workshop for Youth

North East Network Nagaland organised a residential workshop for youth with the theme “Theater for Social change”, to train young participants to articulate, communicate, narrate stories and  translate experiences and issues through the medium of drama and theater. The workshop held from 29th – 31st March 2022 at NEN Resource Centre, Chizami had 12 participants…

Capacity Building Workshop for Weavers

A Capacity Building workshop was organised at Chizami with 10 Weavers from 29 – 31 March 2022. The 3-day workshop covered both practical and theory sessions on stock and inventory management. Weavers from Chozuba, Yoruba , Runguzu Nasa, and Chozuba Town attended the workshop. The weavers represented the weavers collective from their respective communities, for…