2013 marks the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day and 64th year of Chinese occupation of Tibet, since 1949. Even after more than six decades of China’s violation of human rights in Tibet, this year, China has made it to the 47-seat United Nations Human Rights Council. Either the governments have elected China …
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
Dec 12 2013
In marking the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day, Central Tibetan Women’s Association earnestly requests the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Committee Against Torture, UN Women, Amnesty International, International Court of Justice and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to support for the release of Tulku Tenzin Delek in order …
Nov 19 2013
Tibetan Women’s Association received an acknowledgment letter from the honorable External Affairs Minister of India, Shri Salman Khurshid. The letter was a response to an appeal letter submitted by TWA on 15th October. In the appeal letter, we urged for his Excellency’s intervention to stop Chinese authorities from shooting and injuring unarmed Tibetans …
Oct 28 2013
Tibetan Women’s Association’s Research and Media Officer, Tenzin Dekyi and International Tibet Network’s Asia Coordinator Lobsang Tseten attended the Founding Assembly of the ‘Asia Democracy Network’ and the ‘3rd Seoul Democracy Forum’ held in Seoul, Korea from 21 – 24 October 2013. The meeting was attended by the over 80 civic leaders, …
Oct 07 2013
What does it mean to be Tibetan? This was the question that was posed to us young Tibetan students in upstate New York seven years ago in a retreat coordinated by the Tibetan school and Students for a Free Tibet. Are proficiency and knowledge in …