Interface cum Awareness Meeting on the POCSO Act 2012

Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a pervasive issue, affecting many children, particularly girls. However, very few of these cases are reported, and even fewer perpetrators are convicted. Perpetrators committing CSA are also rarely questioned by families, societies and communities. To address this bleak reality, North East Network (NEN) took the initiative with local governance bodies,…

Interface in Nongpoh, Meghalaya

Importance of Health Care Response to Gender-Based Violence Against Women: Meghalaya

Around 37 participants, including doctors, nurses, mental health professionals, the District Social Welfare Officer, One Stop Centre members, and representatives from local NGOs in Ri-Bhoi District, actively engaged in an Interface cum Panel Discussion organized by NEN Meghalaya in collaboration with Civil Hospital, Nongpoh. The event focused on the “Importance of Health Care Response to…

Interface with Local Government Bodies and Community Representatives: Assam

In another initiative to strengthen the ecosystem of support services for survivors of gender-based violence, NEN Assam organised an Interface in Dahali Karka High School, Kamrup. Attended by different stakeholders, the programme focused on creating awareness on the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005. The programme started with an introduction by Rashmi Rekha…

State Policy for Women: NEN’s interface with Government Agencies: Assam

North East Network has been propagating the formulation of a State Policy for Women in Assam. A gender responsive, gender sensitive and gender inclusive Policy would provide a broad guideline within the framework of due diligence to promote and protect rights of women. We believe that public responsibility and state accountability are key to achieving…

Capacity Building of Women Leaders on Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development, Nagaland

A Two days training was organized by North East Network (NEN) on “Capacity Building of Women Leaders on Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development”. The program was attended by 15 representatives of LiCheh Kro Weavers Producers Ltd (A women collective of Chizami Cluster). It was held at the Tourist Complex, Pfutsero from 14th – 15th September 2022.…

Confluence of Rural Women, Nagaland

NEN organised a 2-days event at Kohima, on 14-15th October 2022, where diverse stakeholders and farming communities from within and outside Nagaland were brought together to share knowledge and experiences related to seeds, millet-based ecological food and farming vis-a-vis women’s agency. To create public awareness on the importance of rural livelihoods and local food systems,…

National Handloom Day – 6th August, 2022, Nagaland

NEN Nagaland in collaboration with Nenterprise observed National Handloom Day on 6th August, 2021 under the theme “Facilitating Weavers Access to Social Security ” with its registered weavers from 11 villages under Phek District, Nagaland.  A survey conducted in some of the selected villages of Chizami cluster towards the formation of a Weavers’ Producer Company…

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…