The Tibetan Women’s Association [i] is pleased to learn that an experts team representing ‘United Nations Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice’ will undertake its first visit to the People’s Republic of China [ii] from 12 to 19 December 2013, to appraise the progress made …
Tibetan Women’s Association marked 17th May – 20 years since the 11th Panchen Lama was abducted by Chinese government at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi.TWA joined by 23 regional chapters across India organized a peace march from Rajghat to Jantar Mantar followed by a sit-in campaign at Jantar Mantar.View full post
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 …View full post
Students for a free Tibet, Gu-Chu-Sum, National Democratic Party of Tibet and Tibetan Women’s Association are raising fund to support the relief works carrying for the Nepal earthquake victims. We request people in Dharamsala to come to contribute as much as you can. The four NGOs will be at Mcleod square till Friday (1st …View full post
Kalon Dicki Chhoyang of Department of Information and International Relations, CTA and Pema Chedon, the research and media officer of Central Tibetan Women’s Association attended the 5th biennial Nobel Women’s Initiative international conference DEFENDING THE DEFENDERS in The Netherlands.
114 women human rights defenders and organisations working to advance the global agenda to protect …View full post
Free Panchen Lama now!
The 11th Panchen Lama, Gedun Choekyi Nyima, was born on 25 April 1989 (the nineteenth day of the third Tibetan month in the Tibetan Earth-Snake Year) at Lhari, Nagchu District, in Tibet.
It is a well known fact that the Panchen Lama has always …View full post
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: We are looking to hire a Research and Media Officer; the officer will need the skills to research and write reports concerning Tibet and women’s issues as well as newsletters, press releases and various publications to support the work of TWA.
Remuneration: The selected candidate will receive a salary of rupees 10,000 …View full post
MBBS or Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Covering letter addressed to the President
- Brief introduction of yourself and family background along with a statement explaining why …
On the March 14 International Day of Action for Rivers, Tibetan Women’s Association rejoice this day to remember the significance of Rivers in Tibet, lift our voices to celebrate rivers around the world and solute those who struggle to protect them. Tibet is the source for many of Asia’s principal rivers …View full post
RTWA Dharamsala and the Central TWA commemorated the historic day at Martyrs’ pillar, Tsuklagkhang. Honorable Kalon Gyari Dolma attended the function as the chief guest and other heads …View full post
Statement of Tibetan Women’s Association issued on the 56th Anniversary of Tibetan Women’s National Uprising Day
Today as we gather here to commemorate the 56th anniversary of Tibetan Women’s National Uprising day, we pay tribute to the brave Tibetan women from the three provinces in Tibet who 56 years ago staged a peaceful yet powerful resistance against the brutal Chinese forces staging a forceful occupation of Tibet.The spirit and resilience …View full post
Dec 12 2013
2013 marks the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day and 64th year of Chinese occupation of Tibet, since 1949. Even after more than six decades of China’s violation of human rights in Tibet, this year, China has made it to the 47-seat United Nations Human Rights Council. Either the governments have elected China …
Dec 12 2013
In marking the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day, Central Tibetan Women’s Association earnestly requests the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Committee Against Torture, UN Women, Amnesty International, International Court of Justice and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to support for the release of Tulku Tenzin Delek in order …
Nov 19 2013
Tibetan Women’s Association received an acknowledgment letter from the honorable External Affairs Minister of India, Shri Salman Khurshid. The letter was a response to an appeal letter submitted by TWA on 15th October. In the appeal letter, we urged for his Excellency’s intervention to stop Chinese authorities from shooting and injuring unarmed Tibetans …
Oct 28 2013
Tibetan Women’s Association’s Research and Media Officer, Tenzin Dekyi and International Tibet Network’s Asia Coordinator Lobsang Tseten attended the Founding Assembly of the ‘Asia Democracy Network’ and the ‘3rd Seoul Democracy Forum’ held in Seoul, Korea from 21 – 24 October 2013. The meeting was attended by the over 80 civic leaders, …