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.…

National Handloom Day – 6th August, 2022, Nagaland

NEN Nagaland in collaboration with Nenterprise observed National Handloom Day on 6th August, 2021 under the theme “Facilitating Weavers Access to Social Security ” with its registered weavers from 11 villages under Phek District, Nagaland.  A survey conducted in some of the selected villages of Chizami cluster towards the formation of a Weavers’ Producer Company…

Cultural Interpretation Centre at Chizami village inaugurated

 A Cultural Interpretation Centre (CIC) was inaugurated at Chizami village in Phek district on November 23. The project ‘Cultural Interpretation Centre – Library & Museum (Phase II)’ was sanctioned under MPLAD fund (2018-2019) by Swapan Dasgupta, then Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and implemented by North East Network (NEN). https://morungexpress.com/cultural-interpretation-centre-at-chizami-village-inaugurated

Weavers – the ‘first working women’ in traditional societies

Dr Theyiesinuo Keditsu, Assistant Professor at Kohima college, today called the weavers as ‘first working women’ in traditional societies, as they were the first to bring independent income outside their agricultural practices while articulating that the perception of not recognising rural women as workers because they donot have paid jobs needs to change. https://www.morungexpress.com/weavers-the-first-working-women-in-traditional-societies

Indigenous crops should be protected; farmers can’t abandon jhum cultivation completely, says Nagaland official

Indigenous crops should be protected and its ‘purity’ maintained; adopt good cultivation practices, identify medicinal and high-yielding crops with indigenous methods as well as improvise it, said Temsuinla, Joint Director of State Agriculture Research Station, Yisemyong, Mokokchung. https://easternmirrornagaland.com/indigenous-crops-should-be-protected-farmers-cant-abandon-jhum-cultivation-completely-says-nagaland-official/