Shillong Joins Global Campaign To Stop Violence Against Women

Date: 17 February Original Story: http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2013/02/17/shillong-joins-global-campaign-to-stop-violence-against-women/ By Our Reporter SHILLONG: There is a rising demand from women groups for prosecution of all criminals who sexually abuse women and girls. This resolution was taken on the occasion of One Billion Rising, an event held recently in the city to protest violence against women. In a statement issued here on…

Times Campaign In Support Of One Billion Rising

Date: 14 February Original Story: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-02-14/india/37099060_1_women-organizations-street-vendors-north-east-network NEW DELHI: People from all walks of life came together on Thursday to pledge their commitment to put an end to violence against women. A series of cultural events were held across the country as part of the global campaign which is being called #onebillionrising. The campaign was started by playwright…

Shillong To Join ‘One Billion Rising’ Campaign On V-Day

Date: 13 February Original Story: http://meghalayatimes.info/index.php/10-front-page/front-page/18133-shillong-to-join-one-billion-rising-campaign-on-v-day Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page Staff Reporter Shillong, Feb 13: Shillong will join social activists, writers, thinkers, celebrities, women and men across the world in a campaign called the ‘One Billion Rising’, in their appeal to stop violence against women and children on Thursday.This will be the largest day of…

Demand For ‘Women Only’ City Buses, Trekkers

Date: 02 January Original Story: http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jan0213/city07 STAFF REPORTER GUWAHATI, Jan 1 – Some individuals as well as organsations have demanded a slew of measures for the safety of women in Assam, with a common demand being the need for public transport dedicated exclusively to women commuters. Days after the bestial attack on a young woman in New Delhi that shamed…

Call For Urgent Overhaul Of Existing Laws

Date: 29 December Original Story: http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec3012/city05 STAFF REPORTER GUWAHATI, Dec 29 – Social activists as well as conscientious citizens have condoled the death of the young woman after her brutal assault on a bus in New Delhi and have asked for an urgent overhaul of existing laws and procedures across the country to protect women in public…

Millet Food Festival In Chizami

Naga women can show the way morungexpress on October 25, 2012 03:52:00 In a wonderful gesture of solidarity among Naga women and also showing howdifferent tribes can live in unity despite the diversity of our tribal identity,the first ever multi-community Millets Food Festival of Nagaland was organizedin far away Chizami. The Morung Express was there…