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Internet security awarness workshop for SOT trainees

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.


Observational Report on Stitches of Tibet

Stitches of Tibet women tailoring

Economic Empowerment of Tibetan Women

Observational Report on STITCHES OF TIBET

October 2011 to January 2012

Since October 2011, with major funding support from Horizon Foundation, Stitches of Tibet (SOT) has been running successfully with a new separate class room for English, Math, Tibetan language …

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TWA holds opening ceremony for new 2011-12 Stitches of Tibet program

Stitches of Tibet ceremony 2011

Dharamsala, October 6: Yesterday morning Tibetan Women’s Association held the opening ceremony for the new Stitches of Tibet (SOT) classroom and beginning of the 2011-12 program. The guests of honor at the ceremony were Khenpo Lopon Sonam Tenphel, the deputy speaker of Tibetan Parliament -in- Exile and Louise Garrett from Horizon Foundation. The program was …

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TWA looks back on 16 years of Stitches of Tibet and plans for the future


Stitches of Tibet (SOT) was created in 1995 and extended in 1998 to sell handicrafts produced by the trainees. Around 10 Tibetan women (with priority given to refugees and those from a low socio-economic background) spend 18 months learning handicrafts as well as studying Tibetan and English.

This year, 2011, we have put together a …

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Stitches of Tibet: Stitching the Economic Gap of Tibetan Women in Exile

Tibetan Women's Association

Dharamsala, 24 October 2006:  Initiated in 1995, it has been eleven years since Stitches of Tibet (SOT) has successfully functioned as a source of financial support for many of the destitute Tibetan women in exile, especially new arrivals from Tibet. The driving force behind Tibetan Women’s Association’s (TWA) establishment of the handicraft and tailoring project called …

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