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.
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
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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
Tibetan Women’s Association’s Vice President Ms. Samten Chodon attended the KIOS International Seminar on HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE ERA OF POST-2015 AGENDA at Helsinki, Finland from 23-25 September, 2014. The seminar discussed on the future roles of civil society in promoting justice and accountability. This seminar gathered a group of human rights defenders, civil society …View full post
September 16, 2014, Dharamsala: On the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India, Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA), the largest women’s political organization in …View full post
Today as we celebrate the 30th year of re-establishment of Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) in exile, we heartily honour and remember all the great women martyrs who led and took part in the greatest uprising on March 12, 1959 and bravely sacrificed their lives in the struggle. We share our …View full post
A week prior to Xi Jinping’s India visit, Central Tibetan Women’s Association has submitted appeal letters to the Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and the Indian Minister for External Affairs Ms. Sushma Swaraj urging them to raise Tibet. To Mr. Narendra Damodardas Modi Prime Minister of the Republic India South Block Raisina Hill …View full post
Interested applicants are requested to send us the following at [email protected] or drop the application at the main office by September 25th 2014.
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 …View full post
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 …View full post
May 22 2014
May 17 2014
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 …
May 02 2014
Ms Erna Solberg
Date: 2nd May, 2014
Subject: Dismay to learn that the Norwegian Government’ refusal to meet Dalai Lama
Dear Ms. Prime Minister,
I am writing to you on behalf of the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA).
It’s an absolute dismay to learn …
Apr 25 2014
TWA observes the 25th birthday of XIth Panchen Lama
April 25, 2014: Tibetans and Tibet supporters are today marking the 25th birthday of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet. But, there will be no party or celebration; Gedhun Choekyi Nyima will once again be spending his …
Mar 11 2014
Today, Tibetans inside and outside Tibet commemorate the 55th anniversary of Tibetan Women’s Uprising. On 12th March 1959, thousands of Tibetan women from all the three provinces of Tibet stood up against the Chinese forces thereby triggering a peaceful resistance that continue even today.
During the uprisings and thereafter, …