COVID AND ITS IMPACT ON LIVES OF WOMEN

 The COVID 19 pandemic and the lockdown have resulted in a major shift in all aspects of work and life, everywhere across the world. It has posed a threat to everyone, however, the measures to combat this pandemic has overlooked the position of gender within this pandemic. One will have to understand and acknowledge the…

COVID-19 Pandemic and the Call of Duty.

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown has undoubtedly brought down unimaginable hardships on people belonging from all walks of life. Junumoni, hailing from Kamrup, Assam, who also works as a Community Mobilizer for North East Network, has also faced various challenges as a result of the lockdown. The lockdown meant that now she would…

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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…

Fighting fear and uncertainty in a Pandemic

Barisha Dkhar (named changed) is a teacher from Mawthadraishan, West Khasi Hills Meghalaya. She is a woman leader and a Master Trainer associated with the NEN-SEWA project “Response to COVID-19”. As a Master Trainer, she has contributed in tackling the pandemic by reaching out to women through telecommunications to spread awareness regarding the COVID 19…