Geshe Lhakdor, Director of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, addressing the assembly. Picture/Tenzin Phende/CTA

Dharamshala: The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) in the present day celebrated the Worldwide Day for the Elimination of Violence in opposition to Girls to lift consciousness of gender-based violence and abuse within the Tibetan group. The occasion was organized by the Finance Division’s Girls’s Empowerment Desk (WED) as a part of its 16-day activism in opposition to gender-based violence and was attended by all CTA employees and officers.

The primary visitor of the occasion, Geshe Lhakdor, director of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA), emphasised the significance of cultivating compassion as a treatment to fully get rid of all types of gender-based violence within the Tibetan group when addressing the assembly. He added that there are primarily sure representations of discrimination in opposition to ladies and ladies in Buddhist scriptures, evidently because of the affect of historic customs and social norms. Nevertheless, he identified by way of varied quotes from Buddhist texts that the idea of feminism was established in Buddhism a lot sooner than the present world believes it originated.

Tenzin Dolkar, WED’s part chief, and Samkar Dolma of the Tibetan Girls’s Helpline additionally briefed the assembly on their respective commitments. The 2 highlighted the existence of gender-based violence in all societies, together with the Tibetan group after the sequence of surveys performed in varied sectors of the group.

The marketing campaign was collectively funded by USAID and NDI.

Head of the Girls’s Empowerment Workplace, Tenzin Dolkar. Picture/Tenzin Phende/CTA

Samkar Dolma of the Tibetan Girls’s Helpline. Picture/Tenzin Phende/CTA

CTA employees and officers throughout the celebration of the Worldwide Day for the Elimination of Violence in opposition to Girls within the Sikyong corridor. Picture/Tenzin Phende/CTA


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