Category Archive: Other TWA news

May 08 2015

TWA convenes its 11th General Body Meeting – 6-day crucial meeting to assess past and frame future activities

117 grassroots women leaders belonging to 26 regional chapters of Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) have converged in Dharamsala for the 6-day (May 8-13) General Body Meeting (GBM), the 11th in the series of TWA’s history. Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Tibetan Political leader(Sikyong), Mrs. Rinchen Khando, founding President of Tibetan Women’s Association and former Kalon and …

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Sep 29 2014

TWA at KIOS International Seminar, Helsinki

Tibetan Women’s Association’s Vice President Ms. Samten Chodon attended the KIOS International Seminar on HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE ERA OF POST-2015 AGENDA at Helsinki, Finland from 23-25 September, 2014. The seminar discussed on the future roles of civil society in promoting justice and accountability. This seminar gathered a group of human rights defenders, civil society …

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Jul 22 2014

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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Jan 28 2014

TWA to organize a symposium on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile


Brief introduction to the Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile Project- 2013-2014.


Beginning last year (2013), the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) carried out a special year-long project titled ‘The Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile (LETWIE).’ The project received financial backing from KIOS (Finnish foundation for …

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Dec 31 2013

TWA’s Advanced Women’s Leadership Program concludes


Harness women power to human power, says Indian leader Mani Shankar Aiyar

December 31, New Delhi: The week-long leadership program titled ‘Tibetan Women’s Advanced Leadership Training’ (TWALT), the 4th in the series, concluded today at the India Habitat Center. A panel discussion titled ‘Role of Women in Peace-building, Reconciliation and ensuring Accountability,’ marked the …

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