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On 6 August, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) submitted a set of recommendations on gender equality and women’s empowerment to the Central Tibetan Administration’s Women’s Empowerment Desk and the Kashag Secretariat/Cabinet Secretariat as well as to the secretariat of Tibetan Parliament-in-exile.

The recommendations were compiled from a civil society consultation conducted by TCHRD. The consultation was part of a three-day workshop on the rights-based approach to gender equality and women’s empowerment organised by TCHRD from 25 to 27 June 2018. A total of 30 female participants reviewed the revised Tibetan Women’s Empowerment Policy (‘policy’) and made recommendations on how the policy can better serve Tibetan women. Among the participants were students, teachers, farmers, nuns, entrepreneurs, tour guides, human rights researchers, members of regional chapters of Tibetan Women’s Association, and a trainer on gender sensitisation and gender equality.

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