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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7487" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The T Project: Shelter Admissions Package The T Project runs the only shelter for homeless transgender individuals in Singapore.  Founded in June 2014, with a small space at the attic of a shop house shared with another NGO, it can expand its scope of services with kind donation from individual donors, to better serve the transgender community. FOR MORE INFORMATION[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7484" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Integrating Gender into Humanitarian Action: Good Practices from Asia-Pacific 6 Despite vulnerabilities and marginalization, evidence from recent disasters in the Asia-Pacific region also demonstrates the capabilities and leadership of LGBTIQ+ populations to cope in the aftermath of disasters, and to leverage existing social networks for the protection and recovery of their communities. In recognition of these unique needs, risks, demands, and capabilities the following pages highlight case studies, references, and input on actions that promote LGBTIQ+...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7481" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] AGENDA 2030 FOR LGBTI HEALTH AND WELL-BEING This briefing paper illustrates how Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3, Ensure Healthy Lives and Promote Well-Being for All at All Ages, is relevant to the specific health needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people. The paper highlights existing data pertinent to the health and well-being of LGBTI people across seven targets within this Goal, as well as relevant data gaps. The paper then makes a series...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7478" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Conference Report - 7th ILGA Asia Conference - Foreword from ILGA Asia Executive Board The 7th ILGA Asia Regional Conference took place from 4-8 December 2018 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, hosted by Rainbow Community Kampuchea. The conference was divided into 2 days of pre-conference and 3 days of main conference. Some of the pre-conference meetings were not open to the public, while all of the sessions during the main conference were open to everyone, although decision-making...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7475" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Discussion Paper on Empowerment and Capacity Development for Parents of LGBTI Persons in Asia This discussion paper documents the outcomes of the Regional Meeting on Empowerment and Capacity Development for Parents of LGBTI Persons in Asia. The meeting was convened in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on August 24-25, 2018 to accomplish four objectives: (1) understand the role and impact of parents of LGBTI persons in Asian societies; (2) share and document best practices in engagement...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7472" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Trainer’s Training to Address Domestic Violence and Family Violence (DV/FV) of LGBTI Persons OutRight, EnGendeRights and Women and Media Collective partnered to tackle barriers to family violence and domestic violence protections for LGBTI communities. This resource is the presentation given during our trainer of trainer's workshops conducted at barangays in Quezon City, Philippines. Quezon City was selected as the pilot city to launch the project because it is the largest and most populated city in Metro Manila...

May 17, 2019 APTN is proud to join the global movement celebrating  International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT).  The theme for this year’s IDAHOT is Justice and Protection For All, an important and meaningful topic that is intertwined in all the work that APTN does. Trans people experience lack of protections  that extend to many areas of their lives and affects their personal safety and security, opportunities for meaningful and fulfilling employment, access to education, legal gender recognition, adequate...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Chamindra Weerawardhana [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="15px"][qodef_elements_holder number_of_columns="two-columns" items_float_left="yes"][qodef_elements_holder_item][vc_single_image image="7450" img_size="full"][/qodef_elements_holder_item][qodef_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text]A Sri Lankan national, Chamindra is a political analyst, educator and international consultant, with experience in political lobbying, public policy, gender justice advocacy, academic research and university teaching. Her discipline is International Relations, and her work has appeared in international peer-reviewed publications and in media outlets in several countries. Her first book, Decolonising Peacebuilding: Managing Conflict from Northern Ireland to Sri Lanka and Beyond, was published in autumn 2018. She is an advisor to...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Vaito'a Toelupe, RSC [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="15px"][qodef_elements_holder number_of_columns="two-columns" items_float_left="yes"][qodef_elements_holder_item][vc_single_image image="7441" img_size="full"][/qodef_elements_holder_item][qodef_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text]Vaito’a Toelupe is a proud fa’afafine activist from the Heart of Polynesia SAMOA. A Technical Advisor to the Samoa Fa’afafine Association (SFA) which is a Trans led movement with the mandated role and passion of empowering and advancing SOGIESC people and communities in Samoa. She is the Fa’afafine / SOGIESC Member of the Samoa National Human Rights Council under the Samoa Office of the Ombudsman and National Human Rights Institute. Chairperson of the...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7436" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] ENHANCING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIONS FOR LGBT IN PHILIPPINES AND SRI LANKA DOWNLOAD FILIPINO BROCHURE PDF DOWNLOAD FILIPINO PROTOCOL PROCEDURE PDF DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION OF TRAINER FOR TRAINER PDF [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...