Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Uncovering the rhetoric of gender equity: the myth of gender parity in northeast India. 3. Non-state actors and regulation of sexuality: critical appraisal of student organisation in Assam. 4. Witch hunting: legacy of violence against women. 5. Discourses on oral tradition of Karbis in the plains of Assam: undefined position of Karbi women. 6. Changing status of women in the society: patterns in literacy and workforce participation in Assam. 7. Identity in the neo-liberal market: tribal women from north east India in Delhi. 8. Costs of marginalised citizenship: a gendered lens. 9. Women s social security schemes during covid-19 in Assam. Index.