Ensuring a Brighter Future For Women in Darrang by Generating Stakeholder Awareness

Through the years, North East Network has been consistently building the capacities and knowledge of its partners and stakeholders, in this case government departments tasked with the implementation and effectiveness of laws that aim to safeguard women’s rights. Our engagement with the Police in Assam has revealed many gaps in reporting of cases of gender…

Gender roles, masculinity and children- Gender Sensitization Workshop

Marangi Junior College, Golaghat In acknowledgement of the vital role that educational institutions can play in achieving gender equality, NEN conducted a gender sensitization programme for the students of Marangi Junior College on the 17th of May in collaboration with the administration of the college through its Gramin Mahila Kendra at Doigrung. The workshop was…

‘Natak Xiku Somaj Gorhu’ Theatre Workshop in Mirza, Kamrup District, Assam

The importance of community participation in ending gender based discrimination cannot be emphasized enough and drama is one of the few tools that hits the nail on the head. With this idea in mind, North East Network conducted ‘Natak Xiku Somaj Gorhu’, a community theatre Workshop from 3rd – 5th May, 2019 at Mirza, Kamrup.…

Workshop on Masculinity and Gender-Based Violence

Addressing the issue of Violence Against Women is incomplete without a thorough understanding of masculinity and its relationship with discrimination and VAW. With this objective, a workshop was organized by NEN on the 24th-25th April 2019, at Don Bosco Institute, Kharguli, Assam. The workshop was focused on understanding the construction of masculinity, its dynamics of power…

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,…