Interface and Workshop on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013.

Sexual harassment at a workplace is severe violation of women’s right to equality, life and liberty. It creates an insecure and hostile work environment, which discourage women’s participation in work, thereby adversely affecting their social and economic empowerment and the goal of inclusive growth. With this idea the legislature formulated the Sexual Harassment of Women…

State Level Training for Protection Officers in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya State Govt. has newly notified every Centre Administrator of One Stop Centres in 11 districts to carry out all roles and responsibilities of a Protection Officer as per the PWDVA, 2005. NEN has been working with Government of Meghalaya in addressing violence against women through facilitating skill training for Protection officers. On 17th…

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…

Online Interface with Meghalaya State Commission for Protection of Child Rights

NEN Shillong organised an Online Interface with Meghalaya State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) on 1st September 2021. The participants were the Outreach Workers (ORWs) of the APPI Project and NEN Staff. The main aim of the program was to familiarize the participants with the functions and role of MSCPCR, the services and…

NEN’s Representation for Assam Budget 2021

North East Network submitted a representation to the State Finance Minister, Ajanta Neog, as a response to the Government’s call for public engagement on the upcoming Budget. NEN in its submission stated that a multi-dimensional unified response to eliminate all forms of violence against women is needed for both public and private spaces. This approach…

Women’s manifesto by Rights Groups for Assam Assembly polls

The ‘Women’s Manifesto-2021’, prepared by five organisations working in the field of gender equality have put forward their demands to political parties and contesting candidates. The manifesto has been prepared by NEN, Purba Bharati Educational Trust (PBET), Women in Governance (WinG), Women’s Leadership Training Centre (WLTC) and Xobdo, Assam. Read news articles here: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/assam-assembly-elections-womens-manifesto-by-rights-groups/article34098925.ece https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/womens-manifesto-by-rights-groups-for-assam-assembly-polls/2048941…

Assam observes International Women’s Day

I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights This Annual Day that celebrates women in all their diversity, struggles and achievements has been extremely important to North East Network over the years. We use it as an opportunity to connect with the multitude of communities that we work with both in urban and rural spaces, recognize…