Tag Archive: tibetan nomads

Dec 06 2012

TWA’s Representative advocates climate justice for Tibet at UN Climate conference, 2012

  • TWA delegates representing ‘Tibet Third Pole’ for COP-18, Doha-Qatar.   


Doha, 3rd December 2012: Two representatives from Dharamsala; Tenzin Choedon, the head of the Women’s Environment and Development Desk of Tibetan Women’s Association and Tenzin Norbu, the head of Environment Desk of DIIR …

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Mar 20 2012

Evicted, attacked & abused: new findings expose danger vulnerable women face under China’s rule

London, March 20: A new report has revealed that even today, women in disadvantaged groups in China remain the most vulnerable to violence and face the threat of it every day. These findings are in stark contrast to the stance of the Chinese government, who have been quick to …

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Jan 03 2012

Nomads for Planetary Third Pole petition

Dharamsala, January 2: Tibetan Women’s Association and Tibet Third Pole have launched a petition to the Ministry of Environment Protection of The People’s Republic of China. The petition appeals to the PRC to halt the forced removal of nomads from Tibet’s pastureland since this …

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Nov 22 2011

TWA’s Women’s Environment & Development officer discusses fate of Tibetan nomads

Dharamsala, November 22: On Friday November 11 Tenzin Woebum, from the Women’s Environment and Development Desk (WEDD) of TWA joined with Tenzin Norbu, Head of Environment and Development Desk of DIIR, Central Tibetan Administration, to appear on Tibetan language channel VOT to discuss Chinese policies of …

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Jul 05 2011

TWA embarks on Sustainable Development Projects for Tibetan Women inside Tibet

Dharamsala: On the eve of the occasion of His Holiness Dalai Lama’s 76th birthday, the Women’s Environment and Development Desk (WEDD) of Tibetan Women’s Association is launching its first phase of sustainable development projects inside Tibet to benefit Tibetan Women, particularly the displaced nomadic women.

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