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 …
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: We are looking for a suitable woman candidate for the Tibetan Women’s Association’s Environment and Development Desk and the mission of the ‘Environment Desk’ is to raise awareness about the impacts of climate change upon Tibet’s unique ecosystem and plight of Tibetan women. The selected candidate will have to disseminate timely and useful …View full post
World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle to encourage worldwide awareness and action for environment. Over the years it serves as the ‘people’s day’ for doing something positive for environment, starting individual actions into a collective power that generates an exponential positive impact on the planet.
TWA observed the day,5th June …View full post
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
Mar 12 2015
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 …
Mar 11 2015
Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein
Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Date: 9th March, 2015
Subject: Seeking immediate intervention to improve the human rights situation inside Tibet
The Central Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) is writing this appeal letter to …
Dec 31 2014
The weeklong leadership program titled ‘Advanced Tibetan Women’s Leadership Training’ (ATWLT), the 5th in the series, concluded today at the India Habitat Centre. A panel discussion titled ‘HeforShe-Role of Men in Empowering Women,’ marked the culmination of the training organized by Tibetan Women’s Association. 27 Tibetan women from across India …
Dec 11 2014
December 10 is an auspicious day, the day on which His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989. Since then the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and Tibetan people both in and outside Tibet have been celebrating the day to express our gratitude to His Holiness for his leadership …