WLTC Photo Stories

Anurita Hazarika Anurita has been associated with the North East Network (NEN) from 1995, beginning her stint with one of the earliest women’s rights organisations of northeast India as a student volunteer and now is the State Director of Assam. She has been vocal on women’s issues by publishing fact sheets and reports to influence policy…

Mobilising Rural Women to Tackle Violence and Disease

Tiffany Kharkongor (named changed) is a resident of Laitkor locality of Shillong in East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. She is a Master Trainer associated with the NEN-SEWA project “Response to COVID-19”. She is tackling issues of gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health & rights and providing psychosocial services. Under the project, she is spreading awareness amongst…

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…