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HAB-161-278360112

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Wekoweu Tsuhah 

The North East Network

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Cotton University

Location

Chizami Village Nagaland
India
25° 35' 58.2864" N, 94° 23' 36.7836" E
IN

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The Network of Women: Weaving Freedom

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A popular success story of the North-East Network (NEN) is Chizami Weaves where the NEN together with a network of 600+ local women from Chizami and the neighbouring villages of Phek district in Nagaland built ‘Chizami Weaves’  an enterprise that aimed to preserve and promote the rich textile weaving tradition of Nagaland. While empowering rural women economically, it also gave them a voice and agency to bring about positive changes in their families and communities. Gender relations within homes are changing. Women are participating in community decision making processes.

 

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