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.…

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),…

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…

Portrait making workshop for youth collectives: Assam 

NEN conducted a day & half  workshop on 17 and 18 September 2022 with youth collectives on portrait making of women who remain anonymous and invisible in “his-tory.” With the aim to celebrate women’s contribution and their courage to challenge the norms of a patriarchal society, select members of youth collectives from 6 districts drew…

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

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: Assam

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: Assam

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…

Theater for Social Change- Workshop for Youth: Nagaland

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…

International Women’s Day, 2022: Nagaland

North East Network (NEN) Nagaland, together with communities of Phek district celebrated the International Women’s Day with the theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” at the NEN Resource Centre, Chizami and Women Resource Centre, Runguzu Nasa, respectively, on 8th March 2022. The events brought together 250 participants comprising of women farmers, weavers, community…