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 …
Tibetan Women’s Association marked 17th May – 20 years since the 11th Panchen Lama was abducted by Chinese government at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi.TWA joined by 23 regional chapters across India organized a peace march from Rajghat to Jantar Mantar followed by a sit-in campaign at Jantar Mantar.View full post
TWA convenes its 11th General Body Meeting – 6-day crucial meeting to assess past and frame future activities
117 grassroots women leaders belonging to 26 regional chapters of Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) have converged in Dharamsala for the 6-day (May 8-13) General Body Meeting (GBM), the 11th in the series of TWA’s history. Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Tibetan Political leader(Sikyong), Mrs. Rinchen Khando, founding President of Tibetan Women’s Association and former Kalon and …View full post
Students for a free Tibet, Gu-Chu-Sum, National Democratic Party of Tibet and Tibetan Women’s Association are raising fund to support the relief works carrying for the Nepal earthquake victims. We request people in Dharamsala to come to contribute as much as you can. The four NGOs will be at Mcleod square till Friday (1st …View full post
Kalon Dicki Chhoyang of Department of Information and International Relations, CTA and Pema Chedon, the research and media officer of Central Tibetan Women’s Association attended the 5th biennial Nobel Women’s Initiative international conference DEFENDING THE DEFENDERS in The Netherlands.
114 women human rights defenders and organisations working to advance the global agenda to protect …View full post
Free Panchen Lama now!
The 11th Panchen Lama, Gedun Choekyi Nyima, was born on 25 April 1989 (the nineteenth day of the third Tibetan month in the Tibetan Earth-Snake Year) at Lhari, Nagchu District, in Tibet.
It is a well known fact that the Panchen Lama has always …View full post
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: We are looking to hire a Research and Media Officer; the officer will need the skills to research and write reports concerning Tibet and women’s issues as well as newsletters, press releases and various publications to support the work of TWA.
Remuneration: The selected candidate will receive a salary of rupees 10,000 …View full post
MBBS or Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Covering letter addressed to the President
- Brief introduction of yourself and family background along with a statement explaining why …
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
Jul 11 2012
Jun 05 2012
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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 …
May 31 2012
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 …
May 16 2012
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, …
Apr 18 2012
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.’