Yee Real Women

January 4th, 2018


Bhutanese Women and Leadership Challenges

There are women coming forward to lead, but there are certain cultural challenges that hold them back. Fast-track interventions are necessary to increase female leadership in the country.

January 1st, 2018


Pursuing a Career in Dance

When Karma Chuki left her stable job, friends and family in Thimphu to study dance in India in 2012, little did she realize how this move was going to shape her career and her life.

December 30th, 2017


RTC Students Start an Organic Candy Business: GURAM

Looking to sending unique new year gifts to loved ones? Then you’ll love these organic candies made by an enterprising young group of students from RTC. Photos by Kinley Wangchuk & story by PemC 19 year old Phuntsho Dechen Yangchen and 20 year old Deepshika Chhetri are students from the […]

November 17th, 2017


Celebrating Girls in Sports

A sixth grader was on her way to her school’s football try-outs when a cricket bat caught her attention. She picked it up and asked her friend to throw a ball which she hit impressively that ended up catching the coach’s attention. The rest was history- actually more of a […]

May 22nd, 2017


‘More Women Need to Start Biking’

Anne Philip, woman biker from Australia, who won first prize in the open women category at the Dantak Open Mountain Bike Race 2017 gifted her bike to a 16 year old female biker and donated her cash prize to TMBC as part of her effort to give back to the society in the hope of encouraging more female bikers in Bhutan and help them realize their dreams of biking.

March 15th, 2017


Conference on Women in Governance, Leadership & Politics in Bhutan

“The 2nd National Conference on Women in Governance, Leadership and Politics in Bhutan with a regional dimension is a continuation of the first national conference that was held in 2014. The main purpose of this conference is in line with the 20% quota, for women in politics, pledged by the […]

December 21st, 2016


Barefoot Footballers: How Sakteng Girls from Rural Bhutan Won our Hearts & Respect

In Bhutan’s rural high-mountain villages of Sakteng, of yaks and nomads (where temperature drops below -7 Degree Celsius), a group of young girls practice football – barefoot.

December 19th, 2016


Expat Women Share What It’s Like Working in Bhutan

It isn’t an easy task to leave your home, friends, family and familiar spaces to come and work in a foreign land. From selling what little they had, facing skeptics at home to learning to adjust to a new way of life and finally finding themselves – these Expat women […]