Celebration of International Day of Rural Women

In the News: NEN celebrated ‘International Day of Rural Women’ in Phek, Nagaland on 15th October 2021. The event by NEN brought together women organisations, govt. agencies, CBOs, NGOs, village leaders and the local public in an interface with rural women at Phek Town. News link: https://morungexpress.com/amplifying-voices-of-rural-women News link: https://easternmirrornagaland.com/interface-with-rural-women-marks-international-day-of-rural-women/

Demand for state action for women’s safety

Highlighting the alarming rise in crimes against women, Anurita Pathak Hazarika, State Coordinator, NEN Assam, demands state action for women’s safety, through this article, published in leading Assamese daily Dainik Asam, (30/09/2021). E-paper links: https://dainikasam.assamtribune.com/…/30/dainik-asam/2891 https://dainikasam.assamtribune.com/…/epaper-page-6…

NEN launches booklet on gender perspectives

To strengthen gender perspectives for young boys and girls in Assam, a booklet “বৈষম্য় নহয়, সমতাহে” was released by North East Network on 25th August 2021, at Guwahati Press Club. The booklet has been authored by Rashmirekha Borah (PhD), Associate Project Lead, NEN, Assam, as a bid to fulfill a much needed gap of a…

NEN’s Representation for Assam Budget 2021

North East Network submitted a representation to the State Finance Minister, Ajanta Neog, as a response to the Government’s call for public engagement on the upcoming Budget. NEN in its submission stated that a multi-dimensional unified response to eliminate all forms of violence against women is needed for both public and private spaces. This approach…

Submission of Memorandum on killing of minor girl in Assam

  In a horrific incident of gender based violence, a minor girl from Karbi Anglong was allegedly burnt alive by her employers on April 22, 2021. She was working as a domestic help in a household at Raha, Nagaon for the past four years. North East Network, while demanding swift justice for the victim, submitted…

Assam, Worst State For Violence Against Women, Gets A Women’s Poll Manifesto

Assam reported the most crimes against women in India in 2019. Is this due to an increase in crime or in reporting? Both, say women’s groups, who have released a poll manifesto demanding access to justice ahead of the assembly elections on April 6. By Sreeparna Chattopadhyay |1 April, 2021] READ FULL ARTICLE: https://www.indiaspend.com/assam/assam-worst-state-for-violence-against-women-gets-a-womens-poll-manifesto-739331

Women’s manifesto by Rights Groups for Assam Assembly polls

The ‘Women’s Manifesto-2021’, prepared by five organisations working in the field of gender equality have put forward their demands to political parties and contesting candidates. The manifesto has been prepared by NEN, Purba Bharati Educational Trust (PBET), Women in Governance (WinG), Women’s Leadership Training Centre (WLTC) and Xobdo, Assam. Read news articles here: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/assam-assembly-elections-womens-manifesto-by-rights-groups/article34098925.ece https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/womens-manifesto-by-rights-groups-for-assam-assembly-polls/2048941…