As an intern at the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA), I am learning much about the Tibetan exile situation through helping publish the “Dolma” annual magazine, writing reports, editing books and articles, and brainstorming for campaigns and projects. What inspires me most at TWA is the …
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
Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein
Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Date: 9th March, 2015
Subject: Seeking immediate intervention to improve the human rights situation inside Tibet
The Central Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) is writing this appeal letter to …View full post
The weeklong leadership program titled ‘Advanced Tibetan Women’s Leadership Training’ (ATWLT), the 5th in the series, concluded today at the India Habitat Centre. A panel discussion titled ‘HeforShe-Role of Men in Empowering Women,’ marked the culmination of the training organized by Tibetan Women’s Association. 27 Tibetan women from across India …View full post
December 10 is an auspicious day, the day on which His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989. Since then the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and Tibetan people both in and outside Tibet have been celebrating the day to express our gratitude to His Holiness for his leadership …View full post
Central Tibetan Women’s Association’s Women’s Environment and Development Officer Dorji Kyi and The Tibet Policy Institute’s environment research fellow Tempa Gyaltsen are participating the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference or more popularly known as the COP20 at Lima, in Peru.
The COP20 or the Conference of the Parties organised by the …View full post
A two-day women empowerment workshop was organized by the Women’s Empowerment Desk, Department of Home, in collaboration with the Tibetan Parliamentary and Policy Research Centre (TPPRC) and Central Tibetan Women’s Association. The workshop was attended by more than 53 participants from Gangtok, Ravangla, Darjeeling, Sonata and Kalimpong.
The inaugural session of the Women Empowerment …View full post
Registrations open; email now!
Tibetan Women’s Association is honoured to launch the fifth series of the Advanced Tibetan Women’s Leadership Training. The training is scheduled from 25th – 31st December, 2014 at Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi.
The registration will be open until 30th November 2014. Please download the application form and …View full post
With the introduction of China’s ‘White Paper’ and their decision to control over the upcoming election for Chief Executive in 2017, the Chinese government has started to wipe the democracy that people of Hong Kong have been enjoying till today.
Starting from 22 September 2014, a peaceful protest was started by student …View full post
Sep 24 2013
Sep 19 2013
Today as we celebrate the 29th year of re-establishment of Tibetan Women’s Association in exile. Fore mostly, we hearty honour and remember all the great women martyrs who led and took part in the greatest uprising on March 12, 1959 and bravely sacrificed their lives in the struggle. We share our …
Sep 19 2013
From April to July I was able to get an insight into TWA’s work as an intern at the headquarters. Climbing the narrow stairs up to the hidden TWA office on my first day of my internship, I did not know at all what to expect. …
Sep 17 2013
Indian Nursing Council,
Date: September 17th, 2013
Sep 05 2013
[DHARAMSALA] On the eve of the G20 summit, 5 Tibetan NGOs have sent a strong message to G20 leaders to “Unite for Tibet”, and called on them to tackle Xi Jinping about his Party’s …