Kamrup women celebrate pre-International Women’s Day Program

Celebrations of International Women’s Day begins early as NEN launches its week-long program beginning with Mirza, Kamrup. Based on the theme ‘Think Equal, Build Equal, Innovate for Change’, NEN Assam organised a Cultural programme on 2nd March 2019 at Gramin Mahila Kendra, Mirza, Kamrup. More than 40 participants from the district attended the event. Junumoni Das,…

State Level Report Dissemination cum Training Workshop on Women in Shelter Homes in Assam

Violence against Women (VAW) in Assam is all pervasive and is present in homes, work areas and public spaces. Women who are homeless and stay in shelter homes are even more vulnerable and cases of violence go largely unnoticed. In an attempt to address the pressing concerns around homelessness vis-a-vis shelter homes and the range…

Awareness Programme on “The Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013” DSC05118

Following incidences of reports of sexual harassment of women at workplace, The Local Committee (Office of the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District) in collaboration with North East Network, Meghalaya organized an awareness programme on Sexual Harassment of Women and Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, with the local shopkeepers of Police Bazaar at…

Universal Children’s Day celebrated in Shillong

In the spirit of Universal Children’s Day a special event was organised by NEN on the 11th of December 2018 in Mawlai Mawroh, Shillong. NEN’s team in Meghalaya organised this programme for the children of NEN’s trained women leaders who have contributed and taken initiative in their own communities to address and redress gender-based discrimination.…

Women’s Wall in solidarity with Kerala’s women

In solidarity with Women’s Wall in Kerala to uphold the right to equality of women, a Women’s Wall was formed in Guwahati on 1st January, 2019. The organisations which joined hands with North East Network were Axom Mahila Sangha, Pragatisheel Nari Sanstha, AIDWA Assam, Foundation for Social Transformation and Shishu Sarothi. On September 28, 2018,…

Capacity building of peer leaders and exposure visit to Chirang

19th-20th December, 2018 A team from NEN and peer leaders from six districts of Assam recently travelled to Chirang to experience firsthand community work done by the team of the Action Northeast Trust (ANT). The capacity building training cum exposure tour took place on 19th and 20th December at the ANT, Chirang. The team comprised…

Recognition of Rural Women Workers’ Contribution

Women are the backbone of every economy but often go unrecognized. As a part of strengthening women groups in East Khasi Hills, North East Network organised a programme on Recognition of Rural Women Workers’ Contribution to the Un-organised sector in Observance of International Human Rights Day on 10th December, 2018. The programme was held at…

Felicitation of Grassroot women leaders

30th November 2018, Meghalaya In observance of 16 Days Activism Campaign against Gender Based Violence, 8 grassroot women leaders were felicitated by North East Network, Meghalaya. These women leaders from East Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills and West Jaintia Hills Districts were lauded for their contribution in uplifting the status of women and children. Approximately…