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On March 8 we gather throughout the world to celebrate International Women’s Day. The theme for IWD 2019 is #BalanceForBetter and calls for a global push for professional and social equality. We celebrate the women that have progressed rights throughout the region and urge governments, policy makers, and employers to address discrimination and develop innovative policies and programs to advance women’s economic and employment parity. Discrimination and lack of equal employment opportunities are common experiences of trans people. Employment discrimination...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Natt Kraipet, KPRA Research Project Manager [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="15px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7142" img_size="medium"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Ms Natt Kraipet is serving APTN asKPRA Research Project Manager. She isresponsible for managing and monitoring theoverall implementation of APTN’s researchstudy under a regional Global Fund grantawarded to Save the Children, Nepal.Natt holds Master’s Degree in HumanRights from London School of Economics andPolitical Science. She come from Rayong, acoastal city in Thailand. She previously workedfor Gender Justice Programme at Oxfam inThailand. In addition, she served APTN asNetwork Coordinator from 2013...

Job Title: Regional Research Consultant (RRC) – The Regional Research Consultant for data analysis and regional report writing APTN’s study on understanding barriers to HIV and related health services for transgender people in Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam   Project: Key Population Research and Advocacy (KPRA) Organization: Asia Pacific Transgender Network Location: Home-based with travel to Bangkok, Thailand Contract Length: 28 days Contract Duration: March to April 2019 with possible no-cost extension Background Recent reports and research studies offer a glimpse into the...

Regional Consultant for Desk Review - Terms of Reference Job Title: Regional Consultant for Desk Review of the literature available on HIV and related health services for transgender people in Asia and particularly Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam, and barriers to the services. Project: Key Population Research and Advocacy (KPRA) Organization: Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) Location: Home-based with travel to Bangkok, Thailand Contract Length: 13 days Contract Duration: March – April 2019 Background Recent reports and research studies offer a glimpse into the lived...

Terms of Reference Post title:                Media & Communications Officer Duty station:          Bangkok, Thailand Contract Duration: 8 months, April - December 2019 with possible extension Reports to: Communications Officer Background The Asia and Pacific Transgender Network was launched in December 2009, when 15 transgender women from 10 Asia and Pacific countries and regions came together to champion the health, legal and social rights of transgender women. A milestone in the history of transgender people in the region, they demanded recognition as a distinct demographic group with their unique needs, separate...

Database Design and Statistical Consultant Terms of Reference Job Title: Database Design and Statistical Consultant for APTN research on barriers to HIV and related health services for transgender people in Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam. Project: Key Population Research and Advocacy (KPRA) Organization: Asia Pacific Transgender Network Location: Home-based with travel to Bangkok, Thailand Contract Length: 10 days Contract Duration: March 2019 Background Recent reports and research studies offer a glimpse into the lived experiences of trans people worldwide.  Together they paint a picture of...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7114" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Being LGBT in Asia: Vietnam This report reviews the legal and social environment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Viet Nam. It is a product of the Viet Nam National LGBT Community Dialogue held in June 2013. The Dialogue brought together Viet Nam’s LGBT communities, alongside associated research and advocacy organizations, to discuss the legal, social, cultural, political and work environments faced by Viet Nam’s LGBT communities. The Viet Nam National LGBT...

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7100" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Being LGBT in Asia: Thailand This report reviews the legal and social environment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Thailand. It encompasses the findings of the Thailand National LGBT Community Dialogue held in March 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand and additionally includes findings from a desk review, additional interviews, and analysis of published literature on LGBT issues in and about Thailand. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Functional title : Finance and Administrative OfficerLocation : Bangkok, ThailandLanguage required : English and ThaiDuration of initial contract : 1 Year with possible renewal BackgroundThe Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) launched in December 2009 is thefirst regional network advocating for the legal recognition and rights of transgenderpeople in Asia and the Pacific. Envisioning a society that upholds, respects, andprotects the diversity, safety, equality, and dignity of trans /transgender people, themission of APTN is to mobilize and advocate for the human rights...

By Mitch Yusof     I was invited to attend the 2nd Asia Pacific Rainbow Family Forum in Hong Kong, 11th – 13th May 2018, which coincided with the International Family Equality Day (IFED) and International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) and it was certainly a refreshing new experience. Let’s face it, most of us who are activists or advocates, are oriented to action, with the usual focus is on “what’s out there”, and we usually put aside our own personal challenges...