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TWA commemorate the 56th Anniversary of Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day

The central Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) and its 56 regional chapters across the four continents commemorated the 56th Anniversary of Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day at their respective regions.

RTWA Dharamsala and the Central TWA commemorated the historic day at Martyrs’ pillar, Tsuklagkhang. Honorable Kalon Gyari Dolma attended the function as the chief guest and other heads …

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Statement of Tibetan Women’s Association issued on the 56th Anniversary of Tibetan Women’s National Uprising Day

Today as we gather here to commemorate the 56th anniversary of Tibetan Women’s National Uprising day, we pay tribute to the brave Tibetan women from the three provinces in Tibet who 56 years ago staged a peaceful yet powerful resistance against the brutal Chinese forces staging a forceful occupation of Tibet.The spirit and resilience …

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An appeal to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights


Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10



Date: 9th March, 2015

Subject: Seeking immediate intervention to improve the human rights situation inside Tibet


Your Excellency,


The Central Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) is writing this appeal letter to …

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Statement of TWA on the 55th Anniversary of the Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day

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, …

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Celebration of TWA’s 29th anniversary in exile

September 10, 2013

Today as we celebrate the 29th year of re-establishment of Tibetan Women’s Association in exile. Fore mostly, we hearty 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 …

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