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UN lauds Bhutanโ€™s efforts, says His Majestyโ€™s leadership has inspired all Bhutanese to unite

By Chimi Wangmo As the UN community in Bhutan observed the World Humanitarian Day this week amidst the double crisis of COVID-19 and the impact of climate change, UN said Bhutanโ€™s response to this double crisis, however, remains a beacon of hope for the world. The UN said that Bhutanโ€™s response, which is guided by exceptional leadership and collective solidarity, …

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Stamping out gender-based violence

Staff Reporter To standardize case management procedures for Gender-Based Violence (GBV) cases, UNICEF in Bhutan this week supported the National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) and RENEW to develop guidelines on case management of GBV and a training package based on the guidelines. Using the training package, 16 RENEW CBSS volunteers from Haa, Paro, and Thimphu dzongkhags attended training …

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India, a major partner in Bhutanโ€™s education journey

By Tandin Wangchuk A  modern  education  system  based  on  reason,  values  and  scientific  temper  is  key  to  a nationโ€™s development process. In  the  pursuit  of  a  quality  and  modern  education  for  all, the government of India is keen to support the Education Flagship Program of the Royal Government of Bhutan further bolstering the strong ties between the two countries. The …

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Advocating menstrual hygiene among young girls

By Phurpa Wangmo RENEW, a non-profit organization that focuses on women empowerment, and the education ministry launched the Days for Girls kits, which are washable menstrual health kits, at the Khasadrapchu Middle Secondary School in Thimphu this week. The initiative will be piloted for six months after which it will be expanded in other schools. The program is being funded …

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Securing the nation and empowering the future

๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—›๐—ถ๐˜€๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐˜†’๐˜€๐—”๐—ฑ๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿณ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฅ๐—•๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐˜€๐—”๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ As we are all gathered here on this auspicious day to celebrate your success, which is the result of your efforts and collective prayers, I am pleased to wish you all Tashi Delek. The Armed Forces of Bhutan was instituted upon firm foundations by His Majesty King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, and fortified by my Father, His Majesty Jigme Singye …

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