Dharamsala, March 5: The Tibetan Women’s Association and its global network of regional chapters organized a candle light vigil this evening to mourn and express sublime solidarity with the deaths of two Tibetan women over the weekend: Rinchen (33), and Tsering Kyi (19), in Amdo, eastern Tibet. Yesterday- Richen, a widowed mother of 4 children …
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 …View full post
September 16, 2014, Dharamsala: On the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India, Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA), the largest women’s political organization in …View full post
Today as we celebrate the 30th year of re-establishment of Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) in exile, we heartily 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 …View full post
A week prior to Xi Jinping’s India visit, Central Tibetan Women’s Association has submitted appeal letters to the Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and the Indian Minister for External Affairs Ms. Sushma Swaraj urging them to raise Tibet. To Mr. Narendra Damodardas Modi Prime Minister of the Republic India South Block Raisina Hill …View full post
Interested applicants are requested to send us the following at [email protected] or drop the application at the main office by September 25th 2014.
- Cover Letter addressed to the President
- Attested copy of Green Book
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TWA remain concerned about how the political unrest in Tibet and the use of lethal force by Chinese forces against peaceful Tibetan protestors are making the lives of Tibetans including women and children doomed. We urge the Chinese government to review their draconian policies on Tibet and address the legitimate grievances of Tibetan people …View full post
The Facebook user called ཞོགས་པའི་ཉིན་འོད has misused three pictures (original) of participants from TWA’s recently held workshop on ‘Legal empowerment of Tibetan women in exile’. In the actual pictures, the participants are holding their ‘safe community pledges’ for empowerment and development of our community. However, the Facebook user called ཞོགས་པི་ཉི་མ་ has Photoshopped and changed the …View full post
Sixty action heroes pledge action to create a gender sensitive and a legally empowered Tibetan Community in exile
Dharamsala, August 7, 2014: The five-day ‘Training for Trainers’ program on ‘Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile’ concluded today with sixty participants including eight men taking a ‘safe community pledge’ for action, empowerment and development.
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TWA to organize a five-day Advanced Level ‘Training of Trainers’ on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile, India
The Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) will organize a‘Training of Trainers’ program on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile, India. Fifty women and men from across India representing a cross-section of the exile population will participate in the five-day training beginning August 3 at Hotel Tibet, Mcloed Ganj.
Honorable speaker of Tibetan …View full post
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)• …View full post
Mar 05 2012
Delhi, March 5: On Sunday 4th March 2012, a mother of four known as Rinchen self-immolated outside a Chinese security office in Ngaba, Tibet.
At 6:30am local time, Rinchen self-immolated outside a security office at the Kirti monastery, Ngaba. In order to make her protest, Rinchen travelled to the Kirti monastery from her home outside …
Feb 15 2012
TWA looks back at the aftermath and the undercurrents of the 53 years of Chinese rule in Tibet
On February 28, 2009, barely a year after the 2008 national protests in Tibet, a young monk from Kirti monastery, Tapey (20), staged a lone protest outside the monastery and then set himself alight. He was shot …
Feb 13 2012
Two members of TWA: Tenzin Woebum, head of Women’s Environment and Development Desk (WEDD) and Tenzin Dolma, Joint secretary, who represent Tibet Third Pole (T3P), took part in the two-week Conference of Parties (COP-17) meeting (November 28 – December 9, 2011), an undertaking of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The Tibetan …
Feb 02 2012
Economic Empowerment of Tibetan Women
Observational Report on STITCHES OF TIBET
October 2011 to January 2012
Since October 2011, with major funding support from Horizon Foundation, Stitches of Tibet (SOT) has been running successfully with a new separate class room for English, Math, Tibetan language …