Survey on One Stop Centres

Here’s presenting you with the Sixth brief in the series of findings of the rapid survey on #OneStopCentres conducted by 8 member organizations of Lam-Lynti Chittara Neralu (LCN) – national network on shelter homes! #AtHomeAtRisk_LCN #OneStopCentres are intended to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace.…

Assam: NCW Slams Sacking of Pregnant Journalist

Instead of granting maternity leave, Ranjita Rabha was asked to leave by a private news channel. Guwahati: After a social media outrage over the ‘sacking’ of a pregnant journalist working for a Guwahati-based Prag News, the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday issued a written statement condemning the ‘insensitivity’ of the private news channel. The…

Celebration of World Environment Day – Assam

Initiated by the United Nations in the year 1974, World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June to raise awareness for the protection of the environment. The global campaign focuses on various environmental issues such as pollution, global warming, sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. The theme for the year 2020 is ‘Time for Nature’…

Responding to Violence against Women- Moon’s Story

One evening, during the pandemic when the entire country was under lockdown, our community mobiliser Moon from Golaghat district received a distress call from an elderly woman. She informed Moon that a few days ago, her married daughter Gita (name changed) had returned home with her five-month-old daughter after being violently beaten up by her…

Meghalaya observes International Women’s Day

I am Generation Equality: Celebrating women’s rights International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equality and women’s rights and to rid society of the discrimination and exploitation faced by women. IWD signifies that…

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…

Theatre, Fashion Show and Community Building

International Women’s Day 2020 Laitkseh, West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya The International Women’s Day (IWD) is over a century old tradition that celebrates the contributions and achievements made by women and the struggles that women have gone through to achieve equality. The Day calls for likeminded people- men, women, youth and children to collectively work together…