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 …
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
Central Tibetan Women’s Association writes an appeal letter to the Prime Minister of India to discuss Tibet issue during his meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. TWA would also like to contest the recent statement made by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei “The door for contact is open but I want to stress that we …View full post
TWA’s Women Environment and Development Desk joins Lha Charitable Trust and Clean Upper Dharamsala Program on World Environment Day. A street art was performed by the team from Dharamsala Art School conveying environment sensitive message to the masses.View full post
Central TWA organized internet security awareness workshop to the ‘Stitches of Tibet’ trainees on the pros & cons of using a WeChat. The Tibet Action group gave this awareness workshop for the trainees.
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TWA persistently demands the Chinese government to declare the 11th Panchen Lama’s status by 25th April, 2015
It has been 19 years since the abduction of the 11th Panchen Lama Gendun Choekyi Nyima. On 17th May, 1995, 6 year old Gendun Choekyi Nyima was imprisoned for no crime and for purely political reasons. Then he was the world youngest political prisoner.
There isn’t a bit of news about the wellbeing of …View full post
Nov 01 2011
Call on World Leaders to Help End China’s Repression in Tibet, which has led to 11 Tibetans self-immolating
Dharamsala, November 1: Celebrities, politicians and other prominent individuals, including Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu and musicians Radiohead (see Stand up for Tibet) have joined over 20,000 people in supporting a new …
Oct 28 2011
Dharamsala, October 28: Yesterday evening TWA’s president Dolkar Lhamo Kirti attended a candlelight vigil organized by Mr. Phuntsok Tsering at Norbulingka in Dharamsala, where she spoke out in response to the recent spate of self-immolations in Tibet – so far a total of 10 in 2011 alone. The latest case occured Tuesday October 25 at …
Oct 19 2011
Tibetan nun self-immolates in Ngaba, Tibet: below image shows charred body of nun Tenzin Wangmo, after seven minutes of acute burning. Fellow nuns from the nunnery rush to the scene in Amdo Ngaba. We thank Mr. Jonang Shangpo for entrusting TWA with this photo.
Dharamsala, October 19: Today the Tibetan Women’s Association and its …
Oct 17 2011
October 20-24: Discover the China unseen in news headlines and propaganda 5.30pm Welfare Office Hall, entry free for all
Schedule in English below – view the poster with Tibetan and Chinese translations.
Organised by renowned Tibetan studies academic Gabriel Lafitte and Tibetan Women’s Association, this is a unique opportunity …