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 …
Category Archive: Supporting women in Tibet
Mar 11 2013
The Central and Regional Tibetan Women’s Association organize the “Tibetans Stand Together in Joy and Sorrow” Movement
The oppressive policies of the Chinese government in Tibet continuously push Tibetans from all walks of life to self-immolate.
Since Tapey self-immolated on 8 February, 2009, one hundred and seven Tibetans inside Tibet have set themselves on fire in protest. Out of this number, eighty-eight have …
Mar 13 2012
Statement of Tibetan Women’s Association
On the occasion of 53rd commemoration anniversary of National Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day
Dharamsala, March 12, 2012: As we commemorate the 53rd anniversary of Women’s Uprising Day today, we remember the great sacrifices that brave Tibetan women have made and continue to make in …
Mar 12 2012
TWA honors 53 years of peaceful resistance by Tibetan women
Tomorrow on March 12, the Tibetan Women’s Association and its global network of chapters will mark the 53rd anniversary of the National Women’s Uprising Day in Lhasa, Tibet.
53 years ago, on this very day, the Tibetan …
Mar 09 2012
On March 12, 2012, on the momentous occasion of the 53rd anniversary of National Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day, and 53rd founding anniversary of Tibetan Women’s Association, let us honor our brave Tibetan heroines whose undying female spirit still perseveres in Tibetan women inside and outside …