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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]March 31st marked the annual Trans Day of Visibility, founded to celebrate the existence of trans people throughout the world. It is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the diversity of trans identities. Thank you to all the people and organisations throughout Asia and the Pacific that are working tirelessly to ensure the greater visibility and awareness of trans people on a daily basis. #TDOV #transisbeautiful #transhealth[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/oLcB67UEOoM" align="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row] ...

GATE and Asia Pacific Transgender Network have just released a joint call for 2 consultants, one based in the Asia-Pacific region, and on based in the Latin America and Caribbean region. The consultancy is for a global project on strengthening trans populations & HIV key population networks. Deadline to apply is 22 March 2018 DOWNLOAD PDF  ...

แนวทางต้นแบบ การให้บริการสุขภาพ ที่ครอบคลุมแก่บุคคลข้ามเพศ และชุมชนบุคคลข้ามเพศ ในภูมิภาคเอเชียและแปซิฟิก DOWNLOAD PDF...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery type="flexslider_slide" interval="3" images="6505,6508" img_size="" onclick=""][vc_column_text]Model Transgender Employment Policy negotiating for inclusive workplaces from the Transgender Law Center provides resources and information about ways to make the workplace more inclusive. This model policy and guide will clarify the law and help your company welcome and include transgender, gender non-conforming, and transitioning employees. Below is a sample policy1 that your company can use as the basis for creating your own inclusive policy to ensure transgender, gender non-conforming, and transitioning employees feel safe...

Hướng dẫn tổng thể Hướng dẫn Chăm sóc Toàn diện cho Người Chuyển giới và Cộng đồng Chuyển giới tại Châu Á và Thái Bình Dương The Asia Pacific Trans Health Blueprint is a tool for the work we all do to improve health and human rights for trans people and trans communities. It is a comprehensive, accessible trans health reference document for trans community advocates, health professionals, policymakers, and those who design or deliver services to trans people. The Blueprint provides...

Legal Gender Recognition in Malaysia: A Legal and Policy Review in the Context of Human Rights Trans people in Malaysia face systemic and widespread stigma and human rights violations. Muslim trans people are subject to arrests, harassment and assault from federal, state, and local Islamic religious authorities, and often avoid reporting these incidents for fear that the police will not protect them.5 Due to limitations in the separation of state and religion discussed below, state-enacted Islamic law affects the lives of non-Muslim trans people as well, with...

Legal Gender Recognition: A Multi-Country Legal and Policy Review in Asia The vast majority of transgender people across the Asia-Pacific region are unable to obtain any official identification documents that reflect their gender identity. This lack of gender recognition fosters widespread social exclusion, stigma, discrimination and violence when individuals are perceived to deviate from gender norms because their gender identity and/or expression does not coincide with their sex assigned at birth. This report undertakes a comprehensive review of existing laws, policies...

亚太跨性别健康蓝图 为亚洲及太平洋地区 跨性别者及其社群 提供完善照护 之构想 The Asia Pacific Trans Health Blueprint is a tool for the work we all do to improve health and human rights for trans people and trans communities. It is a comprehensive, accessible trans health reference document for trans community advocates, health professionals, policymakers, and those who design or deliver services to trans people. The Blueprint provides information about the current health and human rights situation for trans people in Asia and the Pacific. This includes clinical advice about meeting the health...

February 2, 2018   Solidarity and courage amidst increasing violence against LGBTIQ persons in Indonesia   On 27 January 2018, approximately 10 beauty salons in North Aceh, Indonesia became subject to raids and 12 transgender women were arrested. They were forced to cut and shave their hair, stripped of their clothes, verbally harassed, and subjected to physical and mental therapies in an attempt to make them more “masculine”. On the pretenses of protecting public morals, the women were subjected to cruel, inhumane and degrading...

APTN Project Manager Location: Bangkok, Thailand Application Deadline: 15 January 2018 Language required: English Duration of initial contract: 1 year The Asia Pacific Transgender Network is looking to hire a Project Manager for its project titled ”A Peer-led Study on Trans Rights and Transphobic Violence in Fiji, Samoa and Papua New Guinea.” The position is for one year, subject to extension. Background: The Pacific region, particularly Polynesia, has a long history of gender diversity. Pacific Islanders, use culturally specific terms such as Fa’afafine (Samoa), Leiti (Tonga), Palopa...