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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...

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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, Special Administrative Region of China, 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...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Wannapong (Nhuun) Yodmuang, Programme Officer [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="15px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7039" img_size="large"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Wannapong (Nhuun) Yodmuang received her law degree from Thammasat University. She used to work as the Human Rights Researcher at Manushya Foundation as well as the National Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme’s “Being LGBTI in Asia” where she conducted several research projects that aimed to assess the effectiveness of Thai laws and policies and its compliance with International Human Rights Standards. The research projects were related to particular issues such as legal gender recognition and...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="6990" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] FB2B: Full Meeting Report This report details the full sessions and events of the From Barriers to Bridges Conference held in September 2017. In this report, each session is highlighted to provider greater detail of the dialogues that occurred surrounding trans health. Read the full report to learn about the current situation and access to trans health services throughout the region from trans community members, health providers and policy makers.   DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

GFAN AP convened its Regional 2019 Strategy Planning Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on the 27th & 28th November 2018 with a key focus on the development of national and regional advocacy plans and activities leading up to the Global Fund 6th Voluntary Replenishment Meeting, hosted by APCASO. APTN joined Global Fund Advocates Network Asia Pacific (GFAN AP) Regional 2019 Strategy Planning Meeting to discuss plans leading up to the GF 6th Replenishment preparatory and pledging meetings. Read the report of...

Consultancy Title: Three (3) Country Report Writers for the “Peer-led Study on Rights and Social Experiences of Trans and Gender Diverse People  in Fiji, Samoa and Papua New Guinea” Location: Fiji, Samoa and Papua New Guinea (open to nationals or those residing in these 3 countries) Organization: Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) Foundation Language Required: English Duration and Length of Contract: 5 working days within January 2019 to February 2019 Application Deadline: 15 December 2018 *Deadline extended to January 20th* Project and Reference: US-DRL / S-LMAQM-17-GR-1190 Background: The...

Consultancy Title: Statistical Consultant for the “Peer-led Study on Rights and Social Experiences of Trans and Gender Diverse People  in Fiji, Samoa and Papua New Guinea” Location: Home-based Position (preferably based in Bangkok, Thailand or Asia and the Pacific region) Organization: Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) Foundation Language Required: English Duration and Length of Contract: 5 working days within December 2018 to January 2019 Application Deadline: 15 December 2018 *Deadline extended to December 31st* Project and Reference: US-DRL / S-LMAQM-17-GR-1190 Background: The Pacific, particularly Polynesia, has a long history...