Meghalaya Outreach Numbers for DV survivors

Meghalaya is witnessing a rise in crime against women despite the State being a matrilineal society. With the Covid related #curfews and #Lockdown re-initiated, our outreach workers from NEN Meghalaya are ready to lend a helpful ear and assistance for any woman in Meghalaya facing Domestic Violence. The following Poster has a list of phone…

Assam GMK Helpline Numbers for DV survivors

Violence against women tends to increase in any emergency, including epidemics. Stress, disruption of social and protective networks, increased economic hardship and decreased access to services can exacerbate the risk of women suffering violence. As Covid-19 cases surges once again in the North East region of India, stay-at-home orders have been put in place. The…

Three day E Conference on “Gender during COVID-19: Perspectives from North-East India” co-hosted by North East Network.

Mark your calendars and do not miss the “Three Day IAWS North East Regional E-Conference” on “Gender during COVID-19: Perspectives from North-East India,” co-hosted by North East Network starting at 10:am on the 25th till the 27th of August 2020. We are happy to announce that Seno Tsuhah of NortheastIndia #Nagaland is amongst other prominent panel members. She will be…

Response to Covid- 19 in Nagaland

As part of the Covid-19 emergency response, NEN with the support of SEWA Bharat and APPI took up a community awareness campaign for 3 months (May-July), particularly targeting unorganised women workers and girls. 27 community women leaders from Nagaland’s 4 districts Kohima, Phek, Dimapur, and Tuensang were trained as Master Trainers (MTs) on topics covering:…

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…

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…