’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence Campaign 2021′- NEN Nagaland

In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, and the beginning of ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’, NEN organised a public meeting at Chizami, Nagaland with participation from the villages Chizami, Enhulumi, Mesulumi , Thetsumi , Sumi, Chizami Town, and Pfutsero Town under Phek…

UPCOMING EVENT: 16 DAYS ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

      The ‘16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’ is observed globally every year from 25th November till 10th December. The Campaign seeks to end all forms of violence against women and girls and strives to prevent gender-based violence in private and public spaces.In 2021, we will be organising a series of…

International Street Vendors’ Day celebrated in Nagaland

Street vendors and market traders are an integral part of urban economies around the world, offering easy access to a wide range of affordable goods and services in public spaces. International Street Vendors’ Day is celebrated on 14th November among street vendors around the world to address their common needs and challenges. This is especially…

CALL FOR ENTRIES : VIRTUAL SPEECH COMPETITION

16 Days Campaign against Gender Based Violence 2021 Theme: Orange the World: End Violence Against women Now! Last Date of Submission: 30th November 2021 1st Prize: Rs.5000/- 2nd Prize: Rs.3000/- 3rd Prize: Rs.1500/- Winning entries will be promoted in NEN website and across NEN social media handles. Submit your entry here: http://vaw-competition.northeastnetwork.org/ Contact us at:…

International Day of Rural Women 2021 celebrated in Meghalaya

On International Day of Rural Women, 15th October, 2021, NEN Meghalaya highlighted the women farmers’ contribution and participation to the society. We celebrated their contribution towards their families and the national economy, along with acknowledging their role as guardians of nutrition and food security of the community as a whole. NEN organised a Women Farmers’…

NEN celebrated International Day of Rural Women (IDRW), 2021

Committed to amplifying the stories and voices of rural women, North East Network (NEN) observed the IDRW on 15th October, which also coincides with the  National Women Farmers’ Day, by bringing together government agencies, women organisations, village leaders, CBOs, NGOs and the general public in an interface with rural women at Phek Town. The theme…

Hygiene kits for school girls in Assam

On 15th August 2021, Independence Day, NEN Assam received hygiene kits for rural school girls, from Oil India Ltd. (Pipeline Headquarters), Guwahati,. The kits were received from Sandip Goswami, Chief General Manager, Pipeline Sphere by Anurita P. Hazarika, State Coordinator, NEN (Assam) and Rashmirekha Borah, Associate Project Lead, NEN (Assam). This gesture was in recognition…

Awareness Programmes on DV & VAW

Violence against women and domestic violence is never just a family issue or a local community issue, but a social and legal issue that needs to be addressed and redressed. Once COVID restrictions were relaxed in Meghalaya, our Outreach Workers from West Khasi Hills restarted their work to bring awareness on the issue. We were…

Awareness Programme on Domestic Violence in Meghalaya

With COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown triggering unbridled cases of domestic violence across Meghalaya in 2020, this year too is no different with rising number of cases surfacing everyday, even while many go undetected. To provide help and assistance for women facing DV in Meghalaya, NEN has appointed Out Reach Workers in various areas of…

NEN launches booklet on gender perspectives

To strengthen gender perspectives for young boys and girls in Assam, a booklet “বৈষম্য় নহয়, সমতাহে” was released by North East Network on 25th August 2021, at Guwahati Press Club. The booklet has been authored by Rashmirekha Borah (PhD), Associate Project Lead, NEN, Assam, as a bid to fulfill a much needed gap of a…