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…

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 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…