Dharamsala, November 22: On Friday November 11 Tenzin Woebum, from the Women’s Environment and Development Desk (WEDD) of TWA joined with Tenzin Norbu, Head of Environment and Development Desk of DIIR, Central Tibetan Administration, to appear on Tibetan language channel VOT to discuss Chinese policies of nomad resettlement across Tibet.
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
The Tibetan Women’s Association and its global network of regional chapters successfully organized a series of actions during the 33rd Kalachakra initiation offered by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and held in Ladakh from July 03-14, 2014.View full post
Tibetan Women’s Association organized an educational talk on “Women and Health” on 7th and 8th July, 2014. The expert speakers were Dr. Tenzin Lhadon la from Mentsekhang and Dr. Tsering Lhadol, a renowned obstetrician from Leh.
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July 6th, 2014: At the 33rd Kalachakra in Ladakh, Tibetan Women’s Association is organizing three public events that will carry social, political and environmental projects targeting women, children, pilgrims from Tibet, and a cross-section of people.
Today we wrapped up the first event successfully with three key speakers and around 260 people turned …View full post
July 1st, 2014: Tibetan Women’s Association received response from the office of Prime Minister of the Republic India for our humble congratulation note for Shri Mr. Narendra Damodardas Modi’s landmark victory. We are highly thrilled by this acknowledgment.
We remain deeply grateful to the Government of India for all the support and help bestowed upon …View full post
June 24th, 2014: Tibetan Women’s Association at the 33rd Kalachakra – educational and social initiatives at the 33rd Kalachakra
Tibetan Women’s Association is at the 33rd Kalachakra initiation with 160 representatives from 27 regional chapters from across India and Nepal; the representatives remain committed in serving the global gathering through various social and educational initiatives. …View full post
Nov 22 2011
Dharamsala, November 22: A video of Tibetan nun Palden Choetso’s self-immolation on November 3 in Tawu, eastern Tibet has been smuggled out of Tibet. In addition footage of protests calling for freedom following her death has also been received by Students for a Free Tibet.
Palden Choetso was 35-years-old and from Geden Choeling Nunnery. One …
Nov 09 2011
Dharamsala, November 9: This is TWA’s petition to Chairperson of India’s Central Board of Film Certification, in response to the decision to ban Tibetan content in ‘Rockstar’. Please also sign this petition to voice your disapproval of the board’s decision.
Smt. Leela Samson, Chairperson
Nov 02 2011
Dharamsala, November 2: On the eve of the G20 Summit, Tibetans and their supporters joined a Global Day of Action to highlight a Campaign for Global Intervention, an urgent call to world leaders to exert multilateral pressure on Chinese President Hu Jintao to ease tensions in Tibet. In Dharamsala the 5 major Tibetan NGOs held …