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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...

Consultancy Title: Regional Analysis 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: 10 working days within December 2018 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 Pacific, particularly Polynesia, has a...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="6956" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Pride in the Humanitarian System: Consultation Report The Asia and the Pacific region is more vulnerable to disaster impacts than any other region in the world, and is home to multiple complex emergencies and protracted humanitarian crises. The vulnerabilities of marginalized people are often exacerbated in disasters, emergencies and crises. However, the humanitarian system has largely failed to recognise these vulnerabilities or capabilities. Existing frameworks, policy and good practice guidelines frequently fail to address people of diverse...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6940" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]     Trans Day of Remembrance 2018: A message from trans activists in the region Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, 20th November 2018   Each year on the 20th of November, we gather to mourn and commemorate those we have lost their lives to transphobia. This day serves as a reminder of the continued injustice and violence that trans people experience. It reminds us of the necessity of creating the spaces for healing that our communities need to persevere, survive, and thrive.   Unfathomable...

  fdi statement on media’s humiliating behavior towards transgender persons in Pakistan   Forum for Dignity Initiatives -fdi is having serious concerns over humiliation of transgender persons by mainstream media in Pakistan. It is evident multiple times that media is less sensitive towards transgender person’s dignity and they violate it in such a casual way which is not only concerning but disturbing as well. fdi counts on media as one of our important and key stakeholder for changing behavior towards transgender persons and...

In 2018, trans and gender diverse activists will come together twice in the space of 1 month to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance (November 20) and to call for another International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization (October 21). This concurrence speaks loudly and clearly about the past, present and future of our communities and movements. This past June 2018, the World Health Organization announced the completion of the process of revision and reform of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD)....

Terms of Reference Job Title: Research Project Manager Project: Key Population Research and Advocacy (KPRA) Organization: Asia Pacific Transgender Network Location: Bangkok, Thailand Contract Length: Over a period of 3 months - Dec - Apr 2018 with possible extension Application Deadline: 27 Sep 2018 1) General Background The Asia Pacific Transgender Network, launched in 2009, is the regional network advocating for the health, legal and social rights of transgender women and men in the region and globally. To build a robust, resilient and self-reliant trans movement, APTN implements programmes and initiatives at...