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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7377" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Defending the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity Defending the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly is a joint report by ARC International, International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association (ILGA), International Service for Human Rights and OutRight Action International. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7374" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Treaty Bodies Annual Reports Every year ILGA publishes its annual Treaty Bodies reports, a compilation and analysis of SOGIESC references made by UN Committees. This is a key tool for advocates to clearly identify what has been recommended to their State, and also to see how they can influence future recommendations to better-serve local needs. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7371" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] SOGIESC UPR Advocacy Toolkit The SOGIESC UPR Advocacy Toolkit has been published by ILGA in November 2017. It was developed together with 14 civil society organisations from across the world and all the six regions of ILGA. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7368" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Trans Legal Mapping Report The Trans Legal Mapping Report is a research project of ILGA’s Gender Identity and Gender Expression Programme. First released in 2016, the report offers a worldwide compilation of laws, policies and processes for trans and gender-diverse people to change their sex/gender markers and names on official documents, as well as the requirements for these processes. The 2017 edition includes additional features – a section on legal gender recognition and international law, a...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7365" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Report on the work of the Independent Expert Panel on Prevention of and response to harassment, including sexual harassment; bullying and abuse of power at UNAIDS Secretariat This report was submitted to the UNAIDS Programme Coordination Board Bureau on 19 November 2018. Little change over seven years in numbers of staff complaining of harassment, ill-treatment and abuse of authority and media attention to recent high-profile cases. The Independent Expert Panel reviews to assess the organizational culture,...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7361" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations In this new consolidated guidelines document on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations, the World Health Organization brings together all existing guidance relevant to five key populations – men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, people in prisons and other closed settings, sex workers and transgender people – and updates selected guidance and recommendations. These guidelines aim to provide...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7356" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Importance of Trans Comprehensive Health Services to the HIV Responses: Lessons Learned from TANGERINE Community Health Center This presentation is the Intellectual Property of Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre. It outlines comprehensive health services to HIV Responses for Trans people. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7353" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Transgender People Many transgender people lack legal recognition of their affirmed gender and therefore are without identify papers that reflect who they are. Without appropriate identity papers, transgender people are excluded from education and employment. Transgender people face discrimination, violence and lack of access to appropriate health care. All of these factors contribute to increasing the vulnerability of transgender people to HIV. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7339" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Tentang identiti gender & individu dan komuniti transgender Bahasa Melayu atau Malaysia ialah antara bahasa-bahasa yang gender neutral atautidak mempunyai unsur gender. Sebagai contoh, kata ganti nama dia digunakanuntuk merujuk kepada sesiapa sahaja tanpa mengira gender. Walau bagaimanapun, hierarki yang wujud dalam masyarakat memberikan pangkatatau gelaran yang berunsurkan gender. Sebagai contoh, nenek, kakak, cik, puan,tuan, datuk. Harus diingati bahawa perkataan-perkataan ini membawa konotasigender yang neutral atau berbeza dalam budaya yang berlainan. Jantina, identiti gender, orientasi seksual dan expresi...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7336" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Violence: Through the Lens of Lesbians, Bisexual Women and Trans People in Asia Lesbians, bisexual women and transgender (LBT) individuals in Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines and Sri Lanka face violence and exclusion in every sphere of their lives. This violence is fueled by laws that criminalize same sex relations and gender non-conformity and encouraged by governments who tolerate, endorse, or directly sponsor the violent clamp-down on those who do not follow prevailing norms on sexual...