Students from Stitches of Tibet visited the Golden Temple, officially known as The Harmandir Sahib, in Amritsar, Punjab during the weekend of March 8-9th. Construction for this Gurdwara, a place of worship for Sikhs, began in the 1500s. In the early 1800s, the Gurdwara was covered in gold, giving it the nickname for which …
UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Date: June 15, 2013
Subject: Appealing to take immediate action to stop the destruction and frightening modernization of Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.
We the Tibetan Women’s Association, an organization that encompasses 16,000 members in 56 regional chapters across four …View full post
Dharamsala, 5th June, 10am – 5pm
To mark the ‘World Environment Day 2013’, the Women’s Environment and Development Desk (WEDD) of the Central Tibetan Women’s Association organized an event based on this year’s theme; Think. Eat. Save. This event was mainly to inform and spread awareness about the impact of food waste on environment and …View full post
Tibetan Women’s Association is pleased to announce fellowship to one female candidate, who would like to specialize in Gynecology or Pediatric.
On 54th Anniversary of Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day, TWA has announced scholarship to a Tibetan female student who plans to do further study either on gynecology or pediatrics studies. Unfortunately, till date no one …View full post
This one-year project (April 2013 to March 2014) is a direct outreach program and essentially an educational and empowerment campaign on Human Rights and Women’s legal rights. The program aims to encourage women to pursue justice rather than wait for its appearance, inform them about its means and procedures, and it also emphasizes the strength …View full post
Immediate Press Release:
18 years of enforced disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama
The People’s Republic of China must release Gendun Choekyi Nyima. He is the 11th Panchen Lama, the reincarnation of 10th Panchen Lama, Gendun Choekyi Gyaltsen and the real Panchen Lama of Tibetan people.
Gendun Choekyi Nyima is son of Konchok Phuntsog …View full post
Tibetan Women’s Association congratulate Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche on being appointed as the Chancellor of Sanchi University
We the Central Tibetan Women’s Association would like to congratulate Former Kalon Tripa Prof. Samdhong Lobsang Tenzin on being appointed as the Chancellor of Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies based in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on 25 April 2013.
Today, being appointed as the Chancellor of Sanchi University …View full post
Although the birthday of the Panchen Lama is meant to be a festive occasion, the current situation is not a cause for celebration. Today, April 25, 2013, is his 24th birthday, but he is forced to celebrate once again under severe restrictions at an unknown place.
Gendun Choekyi Nyima was born on April …View full post
Photos of the seven-day training can be viewed at:
Selakui, April 24, 2013: This year’s Nuns Empowerment Program, the 5th in series organized by Tibetan Women’s Association, concluded successfully, held at the Tibetan SOS Vocational Training Centre, Selakui, Dehradun.
The week-long ‘5th Annual Nun’s Empowerment Program,’ held from April 17th – 23rd 2013, was attended …View full post
Dharamsala: Four Tibetan NGOs dedicated today’s Lhakar action for the release of 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima whose predecessor 10th Panchen Lama was specifically vocal on Tibetan cultural and identity. Hundreds of Tibetans gathered at Mcleod square wearing Panchen Lama’s face masks demanding his whereabouts and his eventual release. A simultaneous petitioning campaign …View full post
The Secretary of State John Kerry United States of America
We highly appreciate United States’ continuous support for Tibet. Today, we are writing to you to bring forward Tibet’s issue during your upcoming visit to China. We need your support more than ever!
In the light of the gross human rights …View full post
Mar 25 2013
Press Release: For Immediate Release
Alternative BRICS Summit in Dharamsala
Tibet Campaigners demand action from BRICS leaders as Xi Jinping attends first summit as China’s Head of State
Photos of the campaign can be viewed here:
25 March 2013
Press contacts: Tashi Dolma, Tibetan Women’s Association: Tibetan, Hindi +91 9459553943 Dorjee Tseten, Students …
Mar 24 2013
Today a Tibetan women Self-immolated in Ngaba.
31 years old Kalkyi(Kelsang Kyi) from Yultso village in Dzamthang county self-immolated today around 3:30 pm (Tibet time).
Kalkyi set herself on fire near Zamthang Jonang Monastery in Dzamthang township in Golok Pema, Ngaba in Amdo region, eastern Tibet (Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan …
Mar 22 2013
c/o International Tibet Network 1310 Fillmore Street, #401 San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
22 March 2013
To: Environment Ministers of the Governments of India, Pakistan, Cambodia, Laos, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand and Vietnam. cc Mrs Irina Bokuva, Director General, UNESCO
Today is World Water Day 2013 in the United Nations …