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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5316" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Views of Transgender Persons & Hijras Associated with The Global Fund Program, in India The authors, working for Pehchan, conducted a series of interviews with their colleagues to understand the impact of programming and funds provided by the Global Fund on transgender people in India. The interviews, either in local language or English, were done through a structured questionnaire that focused on four main components: personal history, trans scenario in India, Global Fund Program experiences, and specific...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5616" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Asia and the Pacific Transgender Organisation Mapping Report: Finding Our Place. Finding Our Voice. APTN ‘Finding Our Place, Finding Our Voice’ mapping report 2015 is the first attempt for the regional network to map out the transgender organization in Asia and Pacific. In the effort of the report, APTN has been able to reflect crucial needs, priorities, and capture the work that was being done by the community for the community of transgender people with limited resources. The...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5614" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] APTN Fact Sheets: Being Trans in Asia and the Pacific. “I think I might be Trans and other resources” These resources have been created by the Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) for trans people, their families, friends and colleagues. There are some huge gaps in the information available to trans people across Asia and the Pacific. APTN asked its members to share the most common questions they are asked in their country. Those issues are covered in...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5611" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Transgender Day of Remembrance Media Toolkit and terminology resource (2015) In a climate of criminalisation, where law enforcement agencies themselves perpetrate violence with impunity, it is not surprising that violence against transgender people is underreported and inadequately investigated. In this region and globally, transgender organisations have attempted to monitor the most extreme forms of violence: when transgender people have been killed because of their gender identity. This violence remains invisible and unreported when States do not legislate...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5608" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Blueprint for the Provision of Comprehensive Care For Trans People 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...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5592" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Agenda in Transition: Advancing Actions to Secure the Health and Rights of Transgender People in Asia and the Pacific Transgender people in Asia and the Pacific face many challenges in claiming their rights in general, and specifically their right to health care. Through capacity building the transgender community can be empowered to promote transgenderpositive attitudes and advocate for competent, comprehensive and accessible health services. In order to identify priority actions for the health and rights of transgender people...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5587" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Lost in Transition: Transgender People, Rights and HIV Vulnerability in the Asia-Pacific Region The report aims to provide a research framework to guide governments, civil society, donors and key stakeholders to design and produce relevant research as part of collective effort to reduce the extreme vulnerability of transgender people to HIV, while protecting their rights in the Asia-Pacific Region. The conceptualization and development process underlying this report arose out of two meetings: the Asia Pacific Regional Dialogue of...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5581" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Regional assessment of HIV, STI and other health needs of transgender people in Asia and the Pacific There has been ongoing concern by MSM and transgender organizations that the transgender community in Asia and the Pacific has been ignored. At the request of transgender delegates at the 10th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific held in Busan, Republic of Korea, and in line with contextualizing implementation of the WHO global and regional guidance for HIV...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5574" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Joint Regional Technical Brief: HIV, STIs and Other Health Needs among Transgender People in Asia-Pacific Transgender people have special health needs that have been severely neglected. This Joint Regional Technical Brief, HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Other Essential Health Needs among Transgender People in Asia and the Pacific, was developed by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Transgender Network, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the United Nations Development...