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…

International Home Based Workers Day observed in Nagaland

Women have become more independent, more vocal, and bolder in today’s day and age, they no longer wait for opportunities they create them. Such is the example of Home Based Workers. North East network celebrated this day by exhibiting testimonial videos and also engaging with these women entrepreneurs by conducting several pieces of training and…

Celebrating resilience of women farmers in Nagaland!

Mahila Kissan Adhikaar Manch (MAKAAM), a forum for women farmer’s rights, shares few stories of women farmers who have significantly contributed to the communities in their capacities. In Nagaland, the forum comprises of organizations and individuals including NEN, NEIDA, RBA, CWWS, FPO Kohima, SEWA and others. Read More: https://www.morungexpress.com/celebrating-resilience-of…

Centre for Women’s Studies

The Centre for Women’s Studies, Dibrugarh University in collaboration with the Indian Association for Women’s Studies, North Eastern Region, organized a panel discussion on ‘Status and Future Prospects of the Women’s Studies Centres in North East India. Monisha Behal, CEO of Northeast Network was also one of the panel members. The objective was to discuss…

Rights groups back pregnant scribe asked to resign

Assam Tribune GUWAHATI, May 23 – A number of organisations and women’s rights groups have come out in support of the Guwahati-based woman journalist who was allegedly made to resign from a private news channel on account of her pregnancy. After the incident came to light through various social media platforms, several rights groups have…