2014 Dasa Tibetan Women's Basketball Tournament

Endorsing for a Sexual Violence Free Society

Dhasa Tibetan Women's Basketball Tournament was organized on 25th May 2014 at 4 p.m. at Gangchen Kyishong Basketball ground. The tournament was initiated by Ms. Tenzin Tseyang of Women's Empowerment Desk and eight teams from Dharamsala participated in it. Mrs Nangsa Choedon la, the secretary of Public Service Commission inaugurated the tournament. The chief aim of this tournament is to endorse for a Sexual Violence Free Society and advancement to Tibetan women's sports and health. The eight teams who participated in this tournament are:

  1. Drogmo (an independent women's network),
  2. Tibetan Career Centre, (at Old Reception Center)
  3. Ex-TCV,
  4. Gu Chu Sum,
  5. Tibetan Women's Football,
  6. Norbulingka
  7. Regional Tibetan Women's Association Dhasa and
  8. Department of Home.

Through this tournament, Women's Empowerment Desk of the Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration endorses for a "Sexual Violence Free Society" and all the players wore Purple wrist band throughout the matches to signify support to Sexual Violence Free Society. The arm bands will also be distributed to the audiences as well. The final match was graced by Mr. Penpa Tsering, the Chairman of Tibetan Parliament in Exile, Home Kalon Gyari Dolma, Department of Home as the chief guest and representatives from Indian Women's Organization as the guest of honor.

The final match ended on 2nd June 2014 between RTWA and Tibetan Women's Football team with wining team RTWA taking the 2014 Dhasa Tibetan Women's Basketball Tournament Trophy and a Cash Prize of Rs. 5,000.00

Women's Empowerment Desk, Department of Home, CTA Dharamsala
06 June, 2014

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