Meghalaya Outreach Numbers for DV survivors

Meghalaya is witnessing a rise in crime against women despite the State being a matrilineal society. With the Covid related #curfews and #Lockdown re-initiated, our outreach workers from NEN Meghalaya are ready to lend a helpful ear and assistance for any woman in Meghalaya facing Domestic Violence. The following Poster has a list of phone…

Summer Weaving Training in Ri-Bhoi District

The art of weaving is endemic in most tribal cultures in North East India. Unfortunately, with readymade clothes flooding the markets we are witnessing a gradual diminishing of this exquisite art. Over the past decade NEN has been working to revive indigenous weaving practices by encouraging the younger generation to inherit their tradition and keep…

Gender sensitisation training for Nurses in Meghalaya

Incidents of violence against women  is on a gradual rise in the State of Meghalaya. Recognizing the need to improve the healthcare provider’s capacity to response to VAW, NEN has been building the capacity of health care providers – student nurses, staff nurses and doctors on understanding Gender, VAW, legal and ethical role that they…

Debate on ‘Youths’ responsibility in mitigating Violence Against Women and children especially during covid-19′

North East Network annually celebrates the 16 Days Activism Campaign against Gender-Based Violence, a global movement to create mass awareness on ending violence against women and the marginalized population. This years’ theme is “Orange the World: Fund, Prevent, Respond, Collect!” Meghalaya a state that boasts about the matrilineal system with its myth of women holding…

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence!

Face Painting Competition !! Isn’t this exciting?? Inviting everyone to join and support us and also win exciting gift hampers too!!! Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. – Helen Keller North East Network and Faith Foundation Shillong join forces for the first time to observe the 16 Days of…

Interface programme on Crimes against Women and Children in collaboration with Women’s Police, Nongstoin and Village Organisation

Violence against women and children is a serious public health concern, with costs at multiple levels of society. There is a growing concern over the rise of oppression against women in India over the years, especially during the Covid19 pandemic. India ranks 132 out of 148 countries in the Gender Equality Index published by the…