Mar 11 2013

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Central and Regional Tibetan Women’s Association commemorate the 54th Anniversary of National Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day

Today on March 12th 2013, we, the Tibetan Women’s Association, commemorate the 54th anniversary of National Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day. March 12, 1959 is a significant day in the history of Tibetan women, a date on which Tibetan women rose against the brutal crackdown of the Chinese government in the capital city of Lhasa.The Tibetan …

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Aug 28 2014

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A pregnant woman commits suicide after hearing her husband’s death in Chinese prison.

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TWA remain concerned about how the political unrest in Tibet and the use of lethal force by Chinese forces against peaceful Tibetan protestors are making the lives of Tibetans including women and children doomed. We urge the Chinese government to review their draconian policies on Tibet and address the legitimate grievances of Tibetan people …

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Aug 13 2014

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Facebook user ཞོགས་པའི་ཉིན་འོད misuse pictures of TWA

The Facebook user called ཞོགས་པའི་ཉིན་འོད has misused three pictures (original) of participants from TWA’s recently held workshop on ‘Legal empowerment of Tibetan women in exile’. In the actual pictures, the participants are holding their ‘safe community pledges’ for empowerment and development of our community. However, the Facebook user called ཞོགས་པི་ཉི་མ་ has Photoshopped and changed the …

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Aug 08 2014

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TWA’s Training on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile draws close

Sixty action heroes pledge action to create a gender sensitive and a legally empowered Tibetan Community in exile

 

Dharamsala, August 7, 2014: The five-day ‘Training for Trainers’ program on ‘Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile’ concluded today with sixty participants including eight men taking a ‘safe community pledge’ for action, empowerment and development.

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Aug 02 2014

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TWA to organize a five-day Advanced Level ‘Training of Trainers’ on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile, India

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The Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) will organize a‘Training of Trainers’ program on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile, India. Fifty women and men from across India representing a cross-section of the exile population will participate in the five-day training beginning August 3 at Hotel Tibet, Mcloed Ganj.

 

Honorable speaker of Tibetan …

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Jul 22 2014

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JOB VACANCY- A Tailoring Teacher for SOT

Stitches of Tibet women tailoring

The Central Tibetan Women’s Association is hiring a Tailoring Teacher for its project -‘Stitches of Tibet’What is Stitches of Tibet?The Stitches of Tibet is an initiative of the Central Tibetan Women’s Association where Tibetan women (10) are given training in tailoring (Traditional Tibetan wear) for 18 months. Eligibility Criteria:• Should be a Tibetan (woman)• …

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