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Apr 24 2013

TWA’s Week long 5th Annual Buddhist Nun’s Empowerment Program, 2013 successfully concluded

Photos of the seven-day training can be viewed at:


Selakui, April 24, 2013: This year’s Nuns Empowerment Program, the 5th in series organized by Tibetan Women’s Association, concluded successfully, held at the Tibetan SOS Vocational Training Centre, Selakui, Dehradun.

The week-long ‘5th Annual Nun’s Empowerment Program,’ held from April 17th – 23rd 2013, was attended …

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Nov 14 2012

TWA urges Chinese Government to resolve their repressive policies in Tibet

It is only half way through the month of November and there have been 10 self-immolation already. The intense situation inside Tibet is evident through the continuous increase in the number of self-immolation. The number now tolls to 72 and we are more afraid of how many more will follow in this martyrdom.

According to …

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Mar 23 2012

Report: 4th Annual Buddhist Nun’s Leadership Training 7th – 13th March 2012

Report from TWA Empowerment through Action Desk

4th Annual Buddhist Nun’s Leadership Training

7th – 13th March 2012

House of Peace and Dialogue, Upper TCV School, Dharamsala

The week-long ‘4th Annual Nun’s Leadership Training,’ held from March 7th – 13th,2012, was attended by 17 nuns from 8 nunneries …

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Apr 01 2009

Tibetan Nun’s Leadership Program

The contemporary Tibetan history since 1959 stands testimony to the sheer courage and leadership roles that the Tibetan nuns in Tibet displayed by initiating and participating in the peaceful demonstrations on the streets of Lhasa and elsewhere in Tibet. Although, Tibetan nuns in exile display such acts of patriotism as well, Tibetan Women’s Association felt …

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Mar 12 2009

TWA launches seven books to commemorate 50th anniversary

Marking fifty years of occupation, fifty years of repression, and fifty years of resistance, the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) honored the sacrifices and achievements of Tibetan women all over the world on March 12, 2009. Committed always to increasing international awareness of the plight of Tibetan women within Tibet, and to preserving the historical legacy …

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