‘Training of Trainers’ on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women


Dharamsala, August 4, 2014: The Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) is organizing a ‘Training of Trainers’ program on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile, India. Fifty-eight women and men from across India representing a cross-section of the exile population are participating in the five-day training beginning August 3 at Hotel Tibet, Mcloed Ganj.
Honorable Speaker of Tibetan Parliament in Exile Mr. Penpa Tsering and Ms. Kamla Bhasin, Feminist Activist, a Social Scientist by Training and South Asia’s Leading Gender trainer graced the opening ceremony.
The event also featured a book launch: Legal Handbook on Indian Laws and Acts Protecting Women and Children in India, (Tibetan and English Version) and Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile-India, A Research Report, 2014.
One day one, the trainees were granted a special audience with His Holiness the Karmapa Rinpoche entailing a discussion on Karmapa’s authored work ‘Gender Identities-It’s all in the Mind’ from the book ‘The Heart Is Noble: Changing the World from Inside Out.’

The trainees were granted a special audience with His Holiness the Karmapa Rinpoche entailing a discussion on Karmapa’s authored work ‘Gender Identities-It’s all in the Mind’ from the book ‘The Heart Is Noble: Changing the World from Inside Out.’

TWA executives and staff had audience with His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa


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