Monisha Behal receives the first Rajabala Das Award & Prag Prerona Award: IWD 2024

This International Women’s Day, Dr. Monisha Behal, Chairperson of North East Network, was honoured with the very first Rajabala Das Award by Handique Girls’ College. We also extend heartfelt congratulations to her on receiving the prestigious Prag Prerona Award. Ben Baideo’s tireless efforts towards ensuring women’s rights in the North East region (NER) of India serve as a true inspiration for many.

National Girl Child Day 2024: Anurita Pathak Hazarika Felicitated by the Directorate of Health Services (Family Welfare), Assam

24th January 2024: The Directorate of Health Services (Family Welfare) cum State Appropriate Authority under the PCPNDT Act, Government of Assam, felicitated Anurita Pathak Hazarika, Executive Director (in-charge) and State Coordinator of NEN, for her commendable work and contributions to gender justice for women and girls. The felicitation took place as a part of the…

Green Hub Northeast India Fellowship 2024-25

The Green Hub Fellowship is a one-year residential program based in Tezpur, Assam, for youth across the northeast states of India and North Bengal which uses video as a tool to engage and empower youth in environment conservation, sustainable livelihoods, and social change. The fellowship is especially for youth from indigenous communities, economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and remote…

NEN participates in XVII National Conference of the Indian Association for Women’s Studies 

NEN actively participated in the XVII National Conference of the Indian Association for Women’s Studies, which revolved around the theme “Women’s Studies and Women’s Movement: Challenges and Resilience.” This conference, held from September 7th to 10th, 2023, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, served as a vibrant platform for multifaceted feminist dialogues and discussions; where students, scholars, activists,…

Tezpur Mahila Samiti at Women’s Conference in Kerala (তিৰুৱনন্তপুৰমত তেজপুৰ মহিলা সমিতিৰ বিষয়ে প্ৰদৰ্শনী)

A historical and archival exhibition of the Tezpur Mahila Samiti, “Sisters of Tezpur”, was organised and displayed in the XVII National Conference of the Indian Association of Women’s Studies (IAWS) at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from 7th to 10th September. It located the history of the Tezpur Mahila Samiti and the town of Tezpur in the larger…

Local Committee Holds Meeting about the SHWWP Act

The first meeting of the local complaint committee (local committee) formed by the Kamrup Metro district administration under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (SHWWP) (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, was held here on Thursday, 12 July 2023. The meeting was presided over by the Executive Director of North East Network, Anurita Pathak Hazarika.…