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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7365" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Report on the work of the Independent Expert Panel on Prevention of and response to harassment, including sexual harassment; bullying and abuse of power at UNAIDS Secretariat This report was submitted to the UNAIDS Programme Coordination Board Bureau on 19 November 2018. Little change over seven years in numbers of staff complaining of harassment, ill-treatment and abuse of authority and media attention to recent high-profile cases. The Independent Expert Panel reviews to assess the organizational culture,...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7361" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations In this new consolidated guidelines document on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations, the World Health Organization brings together all existing guidance relevant to five key populations – men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, people in prisons and other closed settings, sex workers and transgender people – and updates selected guidance and recommendations. These guidelines aim to provide...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7356" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Importance of Trans Comprehensive Health Services to the HIV Responses: Lessons Learned from TANGERINE Community Health Center This presentation is the Intellectual Property of Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre. It outlines comprehensive health services to HIV Responses for Trans people. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7353" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Transgender People Many transgender people lack legal recognition of their affirmed gender and therefore are without identify papers that reflect who they are. Without appropriate identity papers, transgender people are excluded from education and employment. Transgender people face discrimination, violence and lack of access to appropriate health care. All of these factors contribute to increasing the vulnerability of transgender people to HIV. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7282" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Know Violence: Exploring the links between violence, mental health and HIV risk among men who have sex with men and transwomen in South Asia This report by UNDP, ICRW and APCOM Foundation explores the links between violence, mental health and HIV risk among men who have sex with men and transwomen in seven South Asian countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It is based on focus group discussions in 12 sites...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7271" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Stepping Up: Best Practices in Providing HIV Medical Care, Support Services, and Funding to Trans Communities This consensus document is intended to assist clinical providers, funders, and social service providers in strengthening their understanding of how to provide the best HIV clinical care environment, social services, and funding support possible for transgender communities. Due to the disproportionate impact of HIV on transgender and gender expansive communities, particularly among transgender women of color, it is critical that...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7225" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Being LGBT in Asia: China The China LGBT Community Dialogue brought together participants from all over Mainland China (not including Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Macau or Taiwan, Province of China). Approximately 60 people participated in Day 1 of the Dialogue from 40 institutions and organizations, representing the full range of China’s LGBT community alongside representatives of the central government, the court system, universities, legal experts and legal-aid organizations and a broad range of...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7221" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Being LGBT in Asia: Indonesia This report is a product of the Indonesia National LGBT Community Dialogue held in June 2013 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. The Dialogue brought together 71 participants from 49 institutions representing the full range of Indonesia’s LGBT organizations alongside representatives of the central government, national human rights institutions, donor agencies, universities, non-governmental human rights institutions, legal aid organizations and civil society organizations, as well as religious leaders. It was organized by...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7215" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Being LGBT in Asia: Philippines Being LGBT in Asia: the Philippines Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in the Philippines including the effects of laws, policies, culture and social attitudes, and religion, based on research, consultation and the National LGBT Community Dialogue. This overview is followed by an examination of the Philippines experience of protecting the rights of LGBT people under eight different areas: education, health, employment, family affairs, religion, community, media and politics,...

[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...