Inauguration of 4th Gramin Mahila Kendra by NEN in Udalguri

North East Network (NEN), Assam has set up its 4th Gramin Mahila Kendra (GMK) in Udalguri District, Assam on 29th April 2022. Earlier NEN had established 3 GMKs in three districts of Assam viz. Darrang, Kamrup(R) and Golaghat. Women facing domestic violence are provided socio-legal counselling through trained barefoot counselors in these Kendras, enabling them…

Interface and Workshop on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013.

Sexual harassment at a workplace is severe violation of women’s right to equality, life and liberty. It creates an insecure and hostile work environment, which discourage women’s participation in work, thereby adversely affecting their social and economic empowerment and the goal of inclusive growth. With this idea the legislature formulated the Sexual Harassment of Women…

Capacity Building Trip to Uttarakhand

A team of 5 from Nagaland consisting of 3 NEN staff & 2 Weavers from Chizami  traveled to Uttarakhand as part of the exposure learning to strengthen livelihood opportunities for communities. The team visited Mahila Umang Producers Company Ltd, a collective of self-help groups and producers – engaged in promoting sustainable livelihoods through establishment of…

Training on Food Processing & Business Management for women SHGs

NEN Meghalaya organised a Training for 2 SHG groups from Nongshillong Village of Eastern West Khasi hills District and Laitkseh Village of West Khasi Hills District on Business Management and Food processing of three items (Squash, RTS Juice and Pickle Making). The food processing training will enable them to utilise the excess products from their…

Provision of Solar Drier Machine

To enhance livelihood earning opportunities, a solar drier machine procured from Meghalaya was provided to Phekerkriema village with special focus on women’s needs. The user and environment-friendly technology will enable the community to preserve their fruits, vegetables  and other perishable crops which deteriorate during the peak seasons due to the distance from markets and high…

Theater for Social Change – Workshop for Youth

North East Network Nagaland organised a residential workshop for youth with the theme “Theater for Social change”, to train young participants to articulate, communicate, narrate stories and  translate experiences and issues through the medium of drama and theater. The workshop held from 29th – 31st March 2022 at NEN Resource Centre, Chizami had 12 participants…

A Journey of Learning and Dialogue

“A Journey of Learning and Dialogue” was envisioned by NEN Nagaland and Green Hub to create a platform/ space to initiate discourse and dialogues with communities using creative mediums/ visuals to rethink about the future through sharing of experiences, learning from the past and the current; to reinstall the value of our identities, that is…

IWD 2022 celebrated by NEN Nagaland

North East Network (NEN) Nagaland, together with communities of Phek district celebrated the International Women’s Day with the theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” at the NEN Resource Centre, Chizami and Women Resource Centre, Runguzu Nasa, respectively, on 8th March 2022. The events brought together 250 participants comprising of women farmers, weavers, community…

IWD 2022 celebrated by NEN Meghalaya

International Women’s Day 2022 was celebrated by NEN Meghalaya at three locations viz. Nongmensong locality in the East Khasi Hills, Marngor village in the West Khasi Hills and North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Society, Shillong office. Nongmensong and Marngor village hosted their very first Women’s Day celebration on the 8th of March, 2022 with…

13th NEN Annual Biodiversity Festival held in Chizami

The UN General Assembly has declared 2021–2030 the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – to support and scale up efforts to address the urgent need to revive damaged ecosystems. It is critical therefore to respond to this call for action, both individually and collectively, to protect biodiversity, as it underpins current and future human health,…