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[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 content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="6879" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Denied Work: An audit on job discrimination on the basis of gender identity in South-East Asia This report looks into employment discrimination faced by transgender people while seeking employment in four countries in South-East Asia-- Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The findings from this study provide direct evidence of discrimination against trans people in job hiring practices in the region. DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="6921" img_size="full" css=".vc_custom_1541454436457{background-image: url(https://www.weareaptn.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Screen-Shot-2018-03-12-at-5.28.52-PM.png?id=6541) !important;}"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Increasing Access to HIV and other Health Services for Trans People in Asia In September 2017, APTN brought together over 150 people from over 14 countries to participate in the first regional trans-focused conference to discuss trans health and rights. This report highlights the current efforts and challenges throughout the region to support transgender communities and ensure their greater participation in the delivery of services and research. The event was supported by the United States...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="6918" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Hướng dẫn tổng thể Hướng dẫn Chăm sóc Toàn diện cho Người Chuyển giới và Cộng đồng Chuyển giới tại Châu Á và Thái Bình Dương The Asia Pacific Trans Health Blueprint is a tool for the work we all do to improve health and human rights for trans people and trans communities. It is a comprehensive, accessible trans health reference document for trans community advocates, health professionals, policymakers, and those who design or deliver services to...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="6916" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Legal Gender Recognition in Malaysia: A Legal and Policy Review in the Context of Human Rights Trans people in Malaysia face systemic and widespread stigma and human rights violations. Muslim trans people are subject to arrests, harassment and assault from federal, state, and local Islamic religious authorities, and often avoid reporting these incidents for fear that the police will not protect them. Due to limitations in the separation of state and religion discussed below, state-enacted Islamic law affects...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="6914" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Legal Gender Recognition: A Multi-Country Legal and Policy Review in Asia The vast majority of transgender people across the Asia-Pacific region are unable to obtain any official identification documents that reflect their gender identity. This lack of gender recognition fosters widespread social exclusion, stigma, discrimination and violence when individuals are perceived to deviate from gender norms because their gender identity and/or expression does not coincide with their sex assigned at birth. This report undertakes a comprehensive review...