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…

Community Awareness Programmes on Crimes against Women and Children

May-September, 2017, Shillong West Jaintia Hills District Police in collaboration with NEN organised Community Awareness Programmes on Crimes against Women and Children in the following communities: 1. Jowai- 30th May 20172. Raliang- 4th July 20173. Mukhla- 22nd July 20174. Amlarem- 19th September 20175. Shangpung- 26th September 2017 Resource persons of the programme conducted in different…

Convergence Workshop on Peoples’ Right: Role of Community Leaders

11-14 July, 2017, Guwahati A Convergence workshop on ‘People’s Right: Role of Community Leaders’ was organised for 20 community leaders of Darrang, Dhemaji, Golaghat, Kamrup, Kokrajhar, Sonitpur and Udalguri districts of Assam from 11th July to 14th July, 2017. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Joshamoyee Devi, Chairperson of North East Network. The resource persons…

Empowering Women Farmers of Meghalaya

13-14 June, 2017, Meghalaya North East Network facilitated a 2 days’ workshop on “Developing A Roadmap for Action towards Strengthening Convergences for Empowering Women Farmers in Meghalaya” which was held on 13th and 14th June, 2017. The programme was an initiative of Anita Jyrwa, Sr. Faculty member of State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD) and fully funded by the…

“Crime Against Women and Girls”- Collaboration with Meghalaya Police

June- July, 2017, Meghalaya NEN, Meghalaya, has been consistently working with the Meghalaya Police in sensitizing police personnel as well reaching out to different communities on violence against women, gender related issues and their role in responding to VAW. One of the concrete outcomes from this engagement is that the Meghalaya Police have accepted our…

#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…