Mar 12 2015

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Statement of Tibetan Women’s Association issued on the 56th Anniversary of Tibetan Women’s National Uprising Day

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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 …

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Mar 11 2015

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An appeal to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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To

Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10

Switzerland

 

Date: 9th March, 2015

Subject: Seeking immediate intervention to improve the human rights situation inside Tibet

 

Your Excellency,

 

The Central Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) is writing this appeal letter to …

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Dec 31 2014

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TWA’s Advanced Women’s Leadership Program concludes today

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December 31st, 2014

New Delhi:

 

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 …

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Dec 11 2014

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SEE YOU IN LHASA, a campaign to express the gratitude to His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama

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Dharamsala:

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 …

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Dec 05 2014

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TWA at COP20, Lima, Peru

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LIMA, Peru:

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 …

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