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…

MAKAAM Consultation Workshop

4-5 October, 2018, Assam Mahila Kisan Adhikar Manch (Forest Rights Thematic Group) with its North East members conducted a consultation workshop to explore concerns/ issues of forest rights and women, in diverse context of the NER.  The 2 days workshop at Guwahati brought together groups working with forest communities, activists, scholars who shared experiences, discussed…

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…