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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7478" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Conference Report - 7th ILGA Asia Conference - Foreword from ILGA Asia Executive Board The 7th ILGA Asia Regional Conference took place from 4-8 December 2018 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, hosted by Rainbow Community Kampuchea. The conference was divided into 2 days of pre-conference and 3 days of main conference. Some of the pre-conference meetings were not open to the public, while all of the sessions during the main conference were open to everyone, although decision-making...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7472" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Trainer’s Training to Address Domestic Violence and Family Violence (DV/FV) of LGBTI Persons OutRight, EnGendeRights and Women and Media Collective partnered to tackle barriers to family violence and domestic violence protections for LGBTI communities. This resource is the presentation given during our trainer of trainer's workshops conducted at barangays in Quezon City, Philippines. Quezon City was selected as the pilot city to launch the project because it is the largest and most populated city in Metro Manila...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7436" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] ENHANCING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIONS FOR LGBT IN PHILIPPINES AND SRI LANKA DOWNLOAD FILIPINO BROCHURE PDF DOWNLOAD FILIPINO PROTOCOL PROCEDURE PDF DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION OF TRAINER FOR TRAINER PDF [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7433" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Integrating Gender into Humanitarian Action: Good Practices from Asia-Pacific 6 Human rights instruments such as the Yogyakarta Principles (2007) affirm that persons with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions (SOGIE)—also referred to under the umbrella term LGBTIQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer) persons—are equally entitled to the same human rights as all other individuals. Here is a resource for good practices in integrating gender into humanitarian action and rights. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7430" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] HOLDING GOVERNMENT TO ACCOUNT A GUIDE TO SHADOW REPORTING ON ECONOMIC SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS These shadow reports do bring local voices to the international forum, and can gain the support of the CESCR’s international experts, to affect Government policy. As well as this, shadow reporting is essential in assisting the work of the CESCR in monitoring how the State is complying with its obligations under the ICESCR. For the CESCR to get the most accurate...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7427" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] A GUIDE FOR ADVOCATES WORKING ON HUMAN RIGHTS RELATING TO SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY This guide is designed as a practical aid to working with the United Nation’s system of independent human rights experts, known as the Special Procedures, for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and advocates working on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. The Special Procedures system is made up of experts, usually titled Special Rapporteurs, assigned to investigate and report on the realization of...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7424" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Equal and Indivisible: Crafting Inclusive Shadow Reports for CEDAW This publication by IGLHRC is timely because it supports groups working on human rights and women’s rights addressing issues of sexual orientation and gender identity in their alternative or ‘shadow’ reports for the CEDAW Committee. It also includes a glossary that attempts to set out existing definitions of behaviors and practices encompassing the wide range of human beings who are daily subjected to discrimination, exclusion, violence, and...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7420" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] MAKING THE UN WORK FOR YOU – A TOOLKIT ON UN ADVOCACY FOR TRANS ACTIVISTS The United Nations is the primary international body charged with the promotion and protection of human rights, and it has numerous mechanisms for upholding this area of responsibility. In this context, the mechanisms of the UN can provide a valuable tool to focus attention on universal human rights and to bring pressure to bear on governments to live up to their...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7417" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] A Simple Guide to UN Treaty Bodies The treaty bodies were created to monitor and encourage States to uphold and implement their international obligations under the above-mentioned international human rights treaties. The treaty bodies are international committees of independent experts who monitor State parties’ implementation of each of the nine core human rights treaties and their optional protocols. DOWNLOAD PDF IN ENGLISH DOWNLOAD PDF IN SPANISH DOWNLOAD PDF IN FRENCH DOWNLOAD PDF IN ARABIC DOWNLOAD PDF IN CHINESE[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7413" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] TECHNICAL GUIDELINES FOR NGO SUBMISSIONS Technical guidelines for contributions and participation of "other stakeholders" in the UPR mechanism. DOWNLOAD PDF IN ENGLISH DOWNLOAD PDF IN ARABIC DOWNLOAD PDF IN RUSSIAN DOWNLOAD PDF IN CHINESE[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...