Awareness Programme on social issues at Wahliewlong Village

As part of building community response towards social issues like VAW, CSA and alcoholism and drug addiction, North East Network have been conducting community meetings with local stakeholders and outreach programmes in several districts of Meghalaya. These programmes have encouraged villages to further strengthen their resolve to guarantee women’s rights and prevent violence against women.…

Strengthening Community Institutions: Interface meeting at Mawkyrdang Village

As part of building community response for strengthening women’s participation in advocating for their rights, North East Network has been conducting community meetings with local stakeholders and outreach programmes in the East, West and Eastern West Khasi Hills districts of Meghalaya. NEN’s Out Reach Workers (ORWs) recently travelled to Mawkyrdang village in the eastern part…

NEN Meghalaya: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Campaign 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated that the world was unprepared to respond to the rapid escalation of all forms of VAW. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign reinforces the elimination of all forms of violence against women. This year marks its 30th Anniversary and calls for all individuals and organizations to strategize in…

NEN Nagaland: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Campaign 2021

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…

NEN Assam: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Campaign 2021

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, NEN organised a series of events in different districts Assam…

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…