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, …
World Rivers Day is a global celebration of the world’s waterways, celebrates every last Sunday in September. Established in 2005, it highlights the many values of rivers and strives to increase public awareness while encouraging the improved stewardship of rivers around the world. Rivers in every country face an array of threats, and World …View full post
On September 10, 2016 in Dharamsala, the Tibetan Women’s Association Central and Regional commemorated its 32nd year of re-founding in exile. TWA paid heartfelt tribute to Tibetan martyrs for their supreme sacrifices, which continue to keep the spirit of Tibet alive and hopeful even after 57 years of China’s brutal suppression.
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Tenzin Pema, 23, is a Tibetan professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) player currently living in New Delhi. Since turning professional at the start of 2016, she has won gold, silver, bronze in State and National level fights. She grew up in Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim where she attended Sikkim Government High School. …View full post
Dharamshala August 8: Tibetan Women’s Association 12th Working Committee Meeting held at Hunsur Rabgayling settlement, south India. TWA Central President, and 105 executives and staff of TWA Central and its regionals attended this six days meeting. The opening ceremony was a grant start of meeting as we invited Chief Guest Kasur Mrs. Gyari Dolma, …View full post
Ongoing Demolition of Larung Gar the Largest Buddhist Institute led to a suicide and derelict of Buddhist Practitioners
Dharamshala, August 19: Chinese authorities started demolishing Tibet’s biggest Buddhist Instituition “Larung Gar” at Serthar County, Eastern Tibet, with an excuse that they are in process of renovating and also to reduce the number of unregistered monastics.
Chinese workers are demolishing nearly 100 to 250 houses in a day. The monastic leaders have instructed monks …View full post
Lets urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi and India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to raise concern about the China’s Brahmaputra mega dams and China’s Environment policies in Tibet, with Chinese President Xi Ping on two upcoming summits; G20 China on 31st August & BRICS India.
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Dharamshala July 29: With reports that China has recently operationalzed the Zangmu Hydropower Project on Brahmaputra in Tibet, Member of Parliament Ninong Ering on Friday demanded the Centre to convey its concerns to the Chinese Government at highest level that the downstream states in India are not harmed by this mega dam.View full post
Dharamshala August 1: Tibetan Women’s Association Central is happy to announce its newly formed regional chapter at Tso-Pema (Rewalsar). TWA Mrs. Dolma Yangchen (President), Ms. Tsering Dolma (Vice-President), and Tenzin Tselha (Joint Secretary) attends the inaugural function in the presence of Settlement Officer’s co-ordinator Mr. Tenzin Namgyal, the President of Tibetan Freedom Movement, …View full post
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The niece of a prominent Tibetan religious leader has fled China and arrived in exile in northern India to reveal what her family says is the truth about the man’s death in a Chinese prison.
Nyima Lhamo told The Associated Press late Wednesday that her family believes Tenzin Delek Rinpoche died …View full post
TWA Vice- President Ms.Tsering Dolma and Joint Secretary Tenzin Tselha took part in Interfaith Coalition for Peace (ICP) which organized Interfaith Women’s Journey to Varanasi from 20th- 23rd July, 2016. The journey included eight women representing Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Tibetan Buddhism. TWA always participate in this program.View full post
Sep 30 2013
To mark the ‘World Rivers Day’, Women’s Environment and Development Desk (WEDD) of the Central Tibetan Women’s Association organized a public seminar on Tibet’s River and its importance for Asia’s sustainability. This event was aimed to inform and spread awareness about the importance of the rivers in …
Sep 24 2013
Tibetan Women’s Association is honoured to launch the fourth series of the Advanced Tibetan Women’s Leadership training. The training is scheduled from 25th – 31st December 2013 at Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi. The registration will be open until 30th November 2013 – see below for full registration details. …
Sep 24 2013
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 …
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 …