Yee Real Women

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 […]