Meghalaya Outreach Numbers for DV survivors

Meghalaya is witnessing a rise in crime against women despite the State being a matrilineal society. With the Covid related #curfews and #Lockdown re-initiated, our outreach workers from NEN Meghalaya are ready to lend a helpful ear and assistance for any woman in Meghalaya facing Domestic Violence. The following Poster has a list of phone…

Assam GMK Helpline Numbers for DV survivors

Violence against women tends to increase in any emergency, including epidemics. Stress, disruption of social and protective networks, increased economic hardship and decreased access to services can exacerbate the risk of women suffering violence. As Covid-19 cases surges once again in the North East region of India, stay-at-home orders have been put in place. The…

Submission of Memorandum on killing of minor girl in Assam

  In a horrific incident of gender based violence, a minor girl from Karbi Anglong was allegedly burnt alive by her employers on April 22, 2021. She was working as a domestic help in a household at Raha, Nagaon for the past four years. North East Network, while demanding swift justice for the victim, submitted…

EARTH DAY 2021 CELEBRATION

In Nagaland, NEN celebrated ‘Earth Day’ on 22nd April, with 21 participants from Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School, Chizami. The students visited Nerodoco Nursery where they actively participated in the hands-on demonstration on natural methods of nursing trees. This was followed by film screenings of ‘Narpuh Wildlife Sanctuary – saving the last Refuge’ by Pelevizo…

Witch Hunting in North East India

Almost 200 people, mostly women, have been murdered in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, accused of witchcraft and sorcery. Witch-hunting is a prevalent practice in Assam and neighbouring states among many indigenous communities. To try and decode the complex reasons behind why some people become scapegoats in land disputes, crop failures or even ostracised…

Training & Exposure trip for Women Farmers from Meghalaya

Women play a crucial role in ensuring the sustainability of rural households and communities in North East India.They make significant contributions to agricultural production, food security and nutrition, land and natural resource management, and building climate resilience. Despite the significant role they play, they still lack recognition as farmers, face structural barriers related to land…