President Dolma Yangchen la joined four other Tibetan NGOs to have an interaction session with over fifty odd students and Professors from Department of Politics and Public Administration of Madras University led by Tibet Policy Institute and International Tibet Networks.

This morning TWA’s President Dolma Yangchen la joined four other Tibetan NGOs to have an interaction session with over fifty odd students and Professors from Department of Politics and Public Administration of Madras University led by Tibet Policy Institute and International Tibet Networks.

In the second session at TWA office, the President met over 16 students from the University of Denver, USA who were interested in Tibetan issues and particularly Tibetan Women’s Association’s role in the Tibetan community. At the end of the session the visitors were happy to have learned so many issues which they were not aware of.😀

The Press Statements issued by Tibetan Women’s Association, Central in three different languages, on the occasion of the ‘World Human Rights Day’ and the ’28th anniversary of the Conferment of Noble Peace Prize Day

The Press Statements issued by Tibetan Women’s Association, Central in three different languages, on the occasion of the ‘World Human Rights Day’ and the ’28th anniversary of the Conferment of Noble Peace Prize Day’ to His Holiness the great 14th Dalai Lama of TIBET.

Tibetan Women’s Association in collaboration with Operation Groundswell successfully led a one week program for the OG participants.

“Operation Groundswell Group”
Tibetan Women’s Association in collaboration with Operation Groundswell successfully led a one week program for the OG participants.

Ms.Tenzin Choezin along with the co-leaders on the first day of the program allowed them to visit various NGO’s around Dharamshala starting from Tibetan Women’s Association-Tibetan Youth Congress-Lha Charitable Trust-International Tibet Network-Students for a Free Tibet and National Democratic Party of Tibet. The five NGO’s gave one hour each to introduce their organizations and further culminated interesting interactive sessions.

On the second day, the whole OG group went to Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy where Ms.Tenzin Dawa briefed them on the Human Rights situation inside Tibet, which was then followed by Geshe Lhakdor la’s one hour talk on “Perspective of Buddhism on Gender Equality”.

The third day, OG group went to Mentseekhang and TMEI gave a short presentation on the Tibetan Medicine, after which Mr. Tempa Gyaltsen la from Tibetan Policy Institute gave an hour presentation on the “Critical environmental situation inside Tibet and its global impacts.”

On the fourth day, the whole team went to Dolma Ling Nunnery to learn about the Tibetan Nuns Project which was initiated by Tibetan Women’s Association. Ven. Lobsang Dechen la intensively detailed the initiation of this project and the further culminations of its visions as of now. After that, they took a round of the Nunnery with Ms.Dolkar Lhamo la and toured around Norbulingka- the heart of Tibetan Culture.

The last day of the Operation Groundswell tour, the first half day was dedicated towards getting the students trained on Conflict Resolution by Mrs. Sonam Dechen la (Associate Director) of Tibetan Centre for Conflict Resolution. During the afternoon session, we went to Tenzin Tsundue la’s residence to listen to him talk about Patriotism, Writing and Creativity.
For the last, we had an hour session led by Ms.Choezin on Gender Equality for the students along with a feedback session. And it concluded with a final farewell dinner with the whole group.

TWA representative at Nobel Women’s Initiative international conference -DEFENDING THE DEFENDERS

photo-31-1024x764Kalon Dicki Chhoyang of Department of Information and International Relations, CTA and Pema Chedon, the research and media officer of Central Tibetan Women’s Association attended the 5th biennial Nobel Women’s Initiative international conference DEFENDING THE DEFENDERS in The Netherlands.

114 women human rights defenders and organisations working to advance the global agenda to protect women’s human rights defenders gathered at Santpoort-Noord, The Netherlands, over the weekend. Six women Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative hosted this conference.

The participants comprised of human rights defenders, peace activists, advocates, researchers, donors and journalist from over 20 countries gathered to brainstorm on how best to protect women human rights defenders.  Past conferences took place in Guatemala, Ireland, and Canada.

Kalon Dicki Chhoyang, head of the Department of Information and International Relations was invited to moderate a panel discussion on “Networks save lives: protection strategies for WHRDs (Women’s Human Rights Defenders).”  She also spoke about Tibetan women as human rights defenders in Tibet.

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Job Announcement: TWA is recruiting an English Research and Media Officer.

twa logoJOB ANNOUNCEMENT: We are looking to hire a Research and Media Officer; the officer will need the skills to research and write reports concerning Tibet and women’s issues as well as newsletters, press releases and various publications to support the work of TWA.

 

Remuneration: The selected candidate will receive a salary of rupees 10,000 and rent allowance of rupees 1,500 per month.

 

Criterias and Qualifications;

The ideal candidate will:

• Be a female and below 35 years
• Masters in English Literature or higher degrees
Preferably have masters degree in Journalism or Mass Communication and work experience in the related field
• Have fair computer knowledge
• Have excellent English spoken and written skills
• Be creative, tactful and decisive
• Have very good Public Relation skills
• Be very resourceful
• A good team worker/player
• Be a public speaker

 

Aspiring applicants are advised to send us a copy of the following;
Covering letter addressed to the President of TWA
‘Statement of Purpose’ –explaining why you deserve this position (minimum 350 words)
Curriculum Vitae,
Attested copies of Green Book,
Attested copies of Registration Certificate,
Degree certificates
Medical certificate
One Reference Letter
Passport photo

 

 

Preferably send the details via email: twa@tibetanwomen.org / tibwomen@gmail.com

Please key in the email subject as: RECRUITS: Research and Media Officer
Phone:  01892-221527 / 221198

 

Please make your submission no later than midnight of Thursday, 30th April 2015

 

Postal address;
President, Tibetan Women’s Association, Bhagsu Nag Road, P.O. McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 176219, Distt. Kangra, H.P. India

 

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