Jul 11 2012

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TWA celebrates His Holiness’s 77th Birthday

Dharamsala, 6th July 2012: To celebrate today’s auspicious day of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday, Tibetan Women Association (TWA) hosted three different events in Dharamsala; Free flowers and plant’s saplings distribution, a lunch and sweet treats for leprosy patients at two hospitals in Palampur and sweets circulation to the Indian offices in …

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Jun 05 2012

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Exile Women observe World Environment Day

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Dharamsala, June 5: Today, on the significant occasion of World Environment Day (WED), Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) and its global network of regional chapters observed the day by organizing various green events such as marathon race, cycle rally, mass clean up & tree plantation. The United Nations official environmental theme …

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May 31 2012

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TWA mourns the death of a mother who died in self immolation protest in Tibet

Yesterday’s incident marks the 6th case of female self immolation inside Tibet

Dharamsala, May 31, 2012: TWA grieves the death of Rikyo (aged 36), mother of three children who died after setting herself alight outside the Jonang Dzamthang monastery in the town of Barma, in Dzamthang in Amdo Ngaba on May 30.

This is the …

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May 16 2012

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Mother’s call for their son: Panchen Lama

Dharamsala: 17th May 2012, marks 17 years of captivity since 17th May 1995, when Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama and his family went missing. For the last seventeen years, no definitive, credible information has surfaced about their whereabouts and wellbeing.

The Central and the Regional Tibetan Women’s Association, has a new initiative, …

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Apr 18 2012

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TWA concludes its GBM with the election of its 10th Executive Members

The 10th General body meeting (GBM) of the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA), the largest women’s organization in exile concluded on April 16 with the election of the new executive members.

147 women from central TWA and 33 regional chapters gathered for a ten-day rigorous session (April 7-16): 4-day ‘women empowerment training’ and ‘6-day GBM.’

During …

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