16-18 November, 2016
10-12 November, 2016
10-12 November, 2016
7 October, 2016
13-15 September, 2016
5-6 August, 2016
5-16 September, 2016
26 August, 2016
6 July, 2016
20 June, 2016
The Social Welfare Department, Government of Meghalaya in collaboration with North East Network (NEN) inaugurated the One Stop Crisis Centre (Iohlynti) on 20 June, 2016 at Ganesh Das Hospital, Shillong.More…
14-16 June, 2016
North East Network Shillong organized a 3 Day Advanced Gender Training from the 14th – 16th of June, 2016 at Moreau Institute of Integral Training and Research Society, Shillong. The Resource persons were from SWAYAM, a woman’s rights based organization in Kolkata. The objectives of the training were – (i) to develop a Gender Friendly Perspective, (ii) Gain an in-depth understanding on Gender Concerns, Gender Equity and Equality and the Process of Gender Mainstreaming. The participants were representatives of various women organization in Shillong, civil society organization, lawyers and members of Women’s Commission and Social Welfare Department. The training equipped the participants with knowledge and skills to enable them to dissemination gender awareness in the State and work towards achieving gender equality in the State.More…
23 April, 2016
23-29 April, 2016
9 March, 2016
The Biodiversity Festival was celebrated on March 9th at NEN Resource Centre Chizami with the theme ‘Bonding Communities, Celebrating Diversity’. The festival brought together different farming communities and other important stakeholders from the states of Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya and Telangana. Amba Jamir from Sustainable Development Forum of Nagaland (SDFN) delivered keynote address.
27 February, 2016
13-15 February, 2016
NEN organized a three day exchange learning visit to DDS in Pastapur, Medak district Telangana from February 13-15th, 2016. Two NEN persons Seno Tsuhah and Peter Thopi led an eight member women farmer video team from Sakraba, Enhulumi, Thetsumi, Phugi and Chizami village to DDS. The main objective of this visit was to facilitate the exchange learning process between the Naga women farmers’ video team and Community Media Trust team besides learning about the work of DDS mobilization around issues of agro-biodiversity and food sovereignty.
In 2013, NEN initiated a programme called Capacity Building of Grassroots Women Leaders for Peace with objectives to strengthen women’s participation in decision making processes and address issues of Violence against Women. The process begin with 30 participantys across various districts of Assam. Trainings were followed by their participation in surveys and studies on domestic violence in rural Assam and women’s representation in local governance.
10-11 February, 2015
NEN, Assam collaborated with CBGA (Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability), Oxfam India and WNTA (Wada Na Todo Abhiyan) to organize a workshop on Inequality. The workshop was a platform to discuss various issues of inequality while bringing together organisations regionally. It was also an interactive training programme with emphasis on macro level planning and policy making.
14th February 2015
As part of the One Billion Rising (OBR) global campaign that calls for action to end Violence Against Women & Girls (VAW), the North East Network (NEN) Nagaland with Young Indians of Patkai Christian College (PCC) organised a rising event on the theme ‘Revolution for Love, Peace & Equality’ at Bundrock Chapal Hall, PCC Chumukedima. This event is an effort to raise local awareness on a global issue, and extend solidarity to women and men who are part of the OBR campaign in ending VAW. Around 300 young people attended the event.
29th & 30th January 2015, Nagaland
Attended by a total of 74 delegates from different parts of North East region, the workshop is an attempt to bring together millet based farming communities from the region and create a platform for dialogue between farming communities, policy-makers, researchers, academicians, NGOs, media and entrepreneurs from different parts of North East.
14 February 2015
NEN Shillong organized the One Billion Rising Campaign on 14th February, 2015. With the themes on Love, Peace and Equality, Shillong went through colourful riot of music with students of Ilead (a project of Aide et Action) performing to “Break the Chain”, followed by the sub theme, “Rising for Love” done through the traditional genre. And performances of two budding artists Meba Rynjah and Jason Rynjah and screening of the movie, “Mamma Mia” regaled the audience.
Gender Sensitisation On Violence Against Women & New Laws For Change, Organized by NEN and Assam Police
4-6 February, 2015, Dergaon, Assam
In collaboraion with Assam police, NEN organised the 2nd training on “Gender Sensitisation on Violence against Women and New Laws for Change” from 4th to 6th February 2015 at Police Training Centre (PTC), Dergaon. The training was conducted for 40 police personnel, belonging to the ranks of constable, sub-inspectors and inspectors, from PTC.
The Green Hub Vision: To engage, and empower local youth and the community to conserve biodiversity in the NER innovatively, using the visual medium to renew and deepen the respect and understanding of nature and its resources. The project also aims to strengthen youth engagement with conservation of natural resources, enabling young Green Hub Fellows to not only become more sensitized keepers of traditional knowledge systems, but also articulate spokespersons for biodiversity and the environment in the future.
Concerned citizens, educational institutions, women’s and youth groups came together at 1 pm on 1 January 2015 to form a Human Chain for Peace to raise consciousness on the many senseless acts of violence across the state at an event held at Gauhati Club Circle. The Human Chain united in songs on peace by Bhupen Hazarika and ”O Mur Apunar Desh” and pledged, YES to PEACE and NO to VIOLENCE. The event was co-organized by NEN, Assam Mahila Samata Society, Asom Mahila Sangha, Sadou Asom Pragatishil Nari Sanstha and TISS (Guwahati Campus).