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 …
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
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 …View full post
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 …View full post
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 …View full post
Central Tibetan Women’s Association’s Women’s Environment and Development Officer Dorji Kyi and The Tibet Policy Institute’s environment research fellow Tempa Gyaltsen are participating the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference or more popularly known as the COP20 at Lima, in Peru.
The COP20 or the Conference of the Parties organised by the …View full post
A two-day women empowerment workshop was organized by the Women’s Empowerment Desk, Department of Home, in collaboration with the Tibetan Parliamentary and Policy Research Centre (TPPRC) and Central Tibetan Women’s Association. The workshop was attended by more than 53 participants from Gangtok, Ravangla, Darjeeling, Sonata and Kalimpong.
The inaugural session of the Women Empowerment …View full post
Registrations open; email now!
Tibetan Women’s Association is honoured to launch the fifth series of the Advanced Tibetan Women’s Leadership Training. The training is scheduled from 25th – 31st December, 2014 at Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi.
The registration will be open until 30th November 2014. Please download the application form and …View full post
With the introduction of China’s ‘White Paper’ and their decision to control over the upcoming election for Chief Executive in 2017, the Chinese government has started to wipe the democracy that people of Hong Kong have been enjoying till today.
Starting from 22 September 2014, a peaceful protest was started by student …View full post
Aug 13 2014
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 …
Aug 08 2014
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.
Aug 02 2014
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 …
Jul 22 2014
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)• …