Capacity building of peer leaders and exposure visit to Chirang

19th-20th December, 2018 A team from NEN and peer leaders from six districts of Assam recently travelled to Chirang to experience firsthand community work done by the team of the Action Northeast Trust (ANT). The capacity building training cum exposure tour took place on 19th and 20th December at the ANT, Chirang. The team comprised…

Recognition of Rural Women Workers’ Contribution

Women are the backbone of every economy but often go unrecognized. As a part of strengthening women groups in East Khasi Hills, North East Network organised a programme on Recognition of Rural Women Workers’ Contribution to the Un-organised sector in Observance of International Human Rights Day on 10th December, 2018. The programme was held at…

Exposure Trip for 181 Helpline Staff

17-18 May, 2018, Meghalaya NEN Meghalaya, organised a 2 day exposure trip for the staff of 181 Women Helpline and the Out-Reach Workers of NEN. The participants visited 10 organisations in Shillong City that provide services to women and children namely: FIDU (Female Injecting Drug Users) Targeted Intervention- VHAM (Voluntary health Association Meghalaya); Lamjingshai; Childline;…

State-level Consultation to Strengthen Rehabilitative Services

23 May, 2018, Meghalaya With regard to the research study, “Survivors’ Experience of Shelter Homes”, NEN Meghalaya organised a consultation meeting with various stakeholders on May 23, 2018 to discuss on issues related to addressing violence against women and the rehabilitative services that is provided to the women in the State. One of the objectives of the…

International Day of Rural Women

16 October, 2017, Shillong North East Network in collaboration with West Khasi Hills District Administration and Synjuk ki Seng Longkmie, Mawthadraishan Area observed the International Day of Rural Women on October 16, 2017. Following were the objectives of the programme:- Recognize women’s contribution to the agricultural sector. Raise Awareness on available programmes and schemes for…

#PropertyForHer

29-30 May, 2017, Delhi Despite progressive social changes and laws, property rights for women in India as well South Asia remains discriminatory. Access, ownership and control over land and property plays important role in ensuring equality and social justice for women. Recognising this significance and gap 61 people from over 35 organisations, networks, unions and…