International Girl Child Day

Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child: Assam

This International Day of the Girl Child, themed “Our Time is Now: Equality Freedom Rights”, we aim to strengthen our commitment towards gender equality through campaigns across six districts of Assam: Darrang, Dhemaji, Golaghat, Kamrup, Sonitpur and Udalguri. NEN created space in district schools for all girls and boys to express their viewpoints on equality,…

Community Capacity Building to Tackle Child Abuse through Personal Safety Programme: Meghalaya

The training programme on personal safety was conducted for teachers and parents of three NEN Meghalaya’s active working communities. It was conducted across several villages throughout August 2023. The programme was conducted in the villages of Umsaw, West Khasi Hills District on the 7th and 9th of August; in Rymbai, East Jaintia Hills District on…

International Youth Day

Spreading Menstrual Health Awareness: International Youth Day 2023: Assam

NEN Assam organised Menstrual Health Awareness Campaigns on the occasion of International Youth Day 2023. Around 312 students participated in the programmes across 6 districts of Assam including Darrang, Golaghat, Udalguri, Dhemaji, Kamrup, and Sonitpur. The programmes were not limited to female participants alone, as a discussion on menstrual health and menstrual rights should involve all…

Outreach Programme in Khliehriat, East Jaintia Hills: Meghalaya

An Outreach Programme was organised on the 1st of May 2023 by One Stop Centre, Khliehriat at Rymbai Village, East Jaintia Hills. Miss. B. Chadong, Centre Administrator/Protection Officer, in collaboration with NEN, shared through the programme and raised awareness about Violence Against Women and Children and how the OSCs are providing services like counselling, medical…

Workshop on Menstrual Health and Hygiene for Youth Collectives and Peer Educators: Assam

On the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day, North East Network, Assam successfully conducted a three-day workshop from 24th to 26th May 2023 at Guwahati. It was specifically designed for young women peer educators associated with NEN’s Gramin Mahila Kendras. Nilanju Dutta and Rashmirekha Bora of NEN Assam delivered an enlightening session on Understanding Gender and…

Grassroots Feminist Convention: Towards Transformational Leadership, 2023: Assam

The first-ever “Grassroots Feminist Convention: Towards Transformational Leadership” was organised by North East Network, Assam on 26th and 27th March 2023 at CBCNEI, Guwahati. The convention was a two-day event that brought together more than 135 women peer leaders, support group members, community women, weavers and members of NEN youth collective Prayas, from Kamrup (Rural),…

Workshop with Peer Leaders on Understanding Gender Identities and Sexual Orientation: Assam

A one-day workshop on Understanding different Gender Identities and Sexual Orientations was organised on 20 January 2023 by NEN for 5 districts of Assam (Kamrup (R), Golaghat, Darrang, Udalguri, Dhemaji). Arpana Choudhury, Founder of Xobdo and a queer rights activist facilitated the session on understanding different gender identities from a non-binary perspective. The workshop was…