Witch Hunting in North East India

Almost 200 people, mostly women, have been murdered in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, accused of witchcraft and sorcery. Witch-hunting is a prevalent practice in Assam and neighbouring states among many indigenous communities. To try and decode the complex reasons behind why some people become scapegoats in land disputes, crop failures or even ostracised…

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    Name of Position: Administrator 1.Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Institute Work Experience: A minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience (past experience in NGO sector is an added advantage) Skills Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MS Powerpoint Assamese and English language proficiency (spoken and written) is compulsory. Any other language skills will…

16 Days Activism Campaign!

“Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!” As part of the 16 Days Activism Campaign, we at North East Network are actively participating and organizing this campaign with full zeal and enthusiasm to make a difference in this society and end Gender-Based Violence. Join hands with us and be a part of this campaign that’s…

Support Daily Wage Workers.

Hope against Hope: NEN steps in The coronavirus outbreak was followed by a subsequent lockdown which has affected the entire informal economy including the tertiary sector. Women workers in this sector have been the most vulnerable during these trying times. Undoubtedly, this lockdown brought along the loss of employment, growing insecurity, anxiety, and other hardships…

“Building rural women’s resilience in the wake of COVID-19”

North East Network celebrated Women Farmer’s Day on the occasion of International Day of Rural Women on the 15th of October 2020, in Dhemaji and Golaghat Districts of Assam. Our Community Mobilisers from both the districts organized this exhibition showcasing indigenous herbal and medicinal plants; with the theme in mind “Building rural women’s resilience in…

North East Network Celebrates International Day of the Girl Child.

The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. … UNESCO is committed to celebrating this day to ensure that all girls have access to quality education and dignified life. The theme for this…