Report titled ‘Re-Visioning Shelter Homes in Meghalaya’ released

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, there has been an 83% increase in crimes against women between 2007 and 2016. The state of Meghalaya is no exception to this. Violence against women here come in forms of Domestic Violence, Sexual harassment, Trafficking, Desertion and many more, and those without a home are most vulnerable In…

Discussion on “Religious Fundamentalism, Impact on Women”

North East Network in collaboration with Asom Mahila Sangha, All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) and Sadou Asom Pragatisheel Nari Sanstha celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2019 at Gauri Sadan, Dighalipukhuri, Guwahati Assam. This year’s theme was ‘Think Equal, Build Equal, Innovate for Change. The discussion that centred around the topic “Religious Fundamentalism,…

International Women’s Day celebrated in Meghalaya

It was an eventful and exciting day for team NEN in Meghalaya with three programs being organised in East and West Khasi Hills, on International Women’s Day on 8th March 2019.NEN and Shatjingshai Social Service Society, Banuin observed the day through an awareness programme cum debate in Baniun village, East Khasi Hills District. Participants were made…

Orientation programmes on SHWWP Act, 2013

NEN organized 2 orientation programmes for the staff members of the North East Space Applications Centre (NESAC) on understanding the concept of Sexual Harassment and the rules under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013, on February 11, 2019 at Umiam, Meghalaya. Earlier. following the success of the Capacity Building for Internal Committees…

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,…