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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, 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]...