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Statement by Her Excellency Lyonpo Dorji Choden, Minister of Work and Human settlement and Chairperson of National Commission for Women and Children on International Women’s Day 2018: Appreciating Her

    It is an honour, privilege and more importantly an opportunity to join all of you to celebrate and to pay our respects to the great women of our society. Empowering women is a necessity for gender equality. Societies where women are given equal respect and love flourish economically and socially. I am humbled

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Speech by Khenpo Bumdhen on International Women’s Day 2018 : Appreciating Her

In the Buddhist teachings, women and men are held as equals with both possessing the same potential to achieve enlightenment. Therefore, any discrimination towards women is considered a major transgression. Specifically, in the Vajrayana teachings, among the fourteen root precepts that cannot be transgressed to be a genuine practitioner on the path of Vajrayana, the

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Awareness and sensitization workshop in Dagana

25 participants comprising of Principals,Vice-Principals, teachers, counselors, health coordinators from 9 schools (central, higher, middle, middle & lower secondary schools) attended a two day sensitization workshop from 8-9 May 2017 in Dagapela.UNDP supported the funding for the workshop. Topics covered during the two day workshop were RENEW services, domestic & gender based violence, sexual reproductive

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DAISAN (Druk Adolescent’s Initiative for Sexual Awareness Network) expansion in Pemagatshel Dzongkhag

A two day training workshop from 18-19th April 2017 formally establishes RENEW’s youth network DAISAN (Druk Adolescent’s Initiative for Sexual Awareness Network) in Pemagatshel Dzongkhag making it the 18th Dzongkhag to have the network. 30 participants- including youth and teachers from 5 different schools in Pemagatshel attended the two day workshop in Yurung Central School,

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DAISAN (Druk Adolescent’s Initiative for Sexual Awareness Network) expansion in Trashigang Dzongkhag

On 19-20 April 2017, RENEW expanded its youth network DAISAN (Druk Adolescent’s Initiative for Sexual Awareness Network) in Trashigang Dzongkhag making it the 17th Dzongkhag to have the network. 36 participants- including youth and teachers from 7 different schools in Trashigang attended the two day training workshop in Druk Deojung Resort, Trashigang.   #SRHR #HeForShe

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