Only One Earth: World Environment Day 2022

The 2022 World Environment Day campaign #OnlyOneEarth focusses on “Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature” and calls for collective, transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, defend and restore our planet. We are re-energising the slogan to emphasise that planet Earth is still the only home we have and to push for transformative actions to…

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…

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…

Awareness of Menstrual Hygiene & Bio degradable sanitary products

  Menstruating women and girls in Northeast India often face challenges in accessing menstrual hygiene products due to lack of awareness, unavailability of hygiene products, poverty and social norms. Over the years NEN has undertaken several initiatives to train adolescent girls and women on using more sustainable products such as cloth pads and awareness campaigns…

State Level Training for Protection Officers in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya State Govt. has newly notified every Centre Administrator of One Stop Centres in 11 districts to carry out all roles and responsibilities of a Protection Officer as per the PWDVA, 2005. NEN has been working with Government of Meghalaya in addressing violence against women through facilitating skill training for Protection officers. On 17th…

Awareness Programme on social issues at Wahliewlong Village

As part of building community response towards social issues like VAW, CSA and alcoholism and drug addiction, North East Network have been conducting community meetings with local stakeholders and outreach programmes in several districts of Meghalaya. These programmes have encouraged villages to further strengthen their resolve to guarantee women’s rights and prevent violence against women.…

Strengthening Community Institutions: Interface meeting at Mawkyrdang Village

As part of building community response for strengthening women’s participation in advocating for their rights, North East Network has been conducting community meetings with local stakeholders and outreach programmes in the East, West and Eastern West Khasi Hills districts of Meghalaya. NEN’s Out Reach Workers (ORWs) recently travelled to Mawkyrdang village in the eastern part…

NEN Meghalaya: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Campaign 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated that the world was unprepared to respond to the rapid escalation of all forms of VAW. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign reinforces the elimination of all forms of violence against women. This year marks its 30th Anniversary and calls for all individuals and organizations to strategize in…