North East Region MAKAAM Meeting
30 July, 2016
The Northeast is telling its own stories – is India listening?
Tisha Srivastav interviews Rita Banerji, award winning Indian wildlife filmmaker and founder member of a new Northeastern initiative called the Green Hub.
Safe Mobility for Women
Case of Guwahati
This study investigates the nature of women’s mobility in the context of Guwahati, the only
nearly metropolitan city in north-east India.
Weaving is done exclusively by women in the NE region of India. Various kinds of looms are used, some of which are the throw shuttle loom, fly shuttle loom, Waist loom or the Back strap loom. The latter is popularly used amongst the ethnic communities
Green Hub Fellowship 2016
To engage, and empower local youth and the community to conserve biodiversity in the NER in an innovative way, using the visual medium to renew and deepen the respect and understanding of nature and its
Bringing women together Towards gender parity by 2030
As the world moves to end gender disparity by 2030, women in Phek district of Nagaland State are already closing the gender gap.
Rough Roads to Equality
This first of it’s kind report champions the inclusion of women in policing and advocates for gender diversity in the police force. The study was carried out in the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya and the Criminal Investigation Department in Shillong. The report reflects the current situation of women policing in the State and list out recommendations for the Police Department and Home Ministry of steps to be taken for a more meaningful representation of women in the police force.
A Support Centre for Women
“Iohlynti” a Khasi word meaning “the way”, is the first hospital based support centre for women established in North East India on 28 November 2011. The Centre was set up to respond