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#HumanRightsWeek presents us with an opportunity to share how we have been working alongside our country partners and trans focal points in the region to support the transgender and gender non conforming community and closely monitor the evolving situation presented by COVID-19. Over the next week we present our findings from our work over the last ten months which demonstrate an urgent need to guarantee the inclusion of  transgender and gender non conforming people in efforts to #RecoverBetter from COVID-19...

Functional title : Accountant and Finance OfficerLocation : Bangkok, ThailandApplication Deadline:  6 December 2020Period : 1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021Duration of contract : 1 YearReports to : Finance, HR and Administrative Manager BackgroundThe Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) is a regional network that is working towards the advancement of trans rights in the Asia Pacific region through research and evidence generation, legal, policy and programmatic advocacy, and public campaigning. APTN office is legally established and has been operating as...

Functional title : Administrative and HR OfficerLocation : Bangkok, ThailandApplication Deadline:  6 December 2020Period : 1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021Duration of contract : 1 YearReports to : Finance, HR and Administrative Manager BackgroundThe Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) is a regional network that is working towards the advancement of trans rights in the Asia Pacific region through research and evidence generation, legal, policy and programmatic advocacy, and public campaigning. APTN office is legally established and has been operating as...

गरिमा के बीच COVID-19: ट्रांस यूथ लीडिंग द रिस्पॉन्स - माया की कहानी COVID-19 महामारी एक अभूतपूर्व मानवीय संकट है जो जीवन का दावा कर रहा है, दुनिया भर में आजीविका को नष्ट करने और अर्थव्यवस्थाओं को बाधित कर रहा है। Aidsfonds और UNAIDS के समर्थन के साथ, एशिया प्रशांत ट्रांसजेंडर नेटवर्क (APTN) और युवा LEAD ने पूरे एशिया और प्रशांत में ट्रांस और लिंग विविध युवा नेताओं की दृश्यता और आवाज़ को बढ़ाने के लिए एक साथ काम किया है। ट्रांस...

National Coming Out Day is coming up on Sunday, October 11th 2020. In line with this day, APTN has developed a social media campaign officially releasing the results of the 2019 Denied Work report conducted in partnership with Curtin University, and supported by UNDP’s Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific programme. This Social Media Tool Kit contains graphics and recommended copy that can be used on social media, to highlight the inequalities discovered in the Denied Work study when it...

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented human crisis that is claiming lives, destroying livelihoods and disrupting economies across the world. With the support of UNAIDS, the Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) and Youth LEAD have worked together to increase the visibility and voices of trans and gender diverse youth leaders throughout Asia and the Pacific. This is the sixth in a series of feature stories about trans youth leaders and the strength they show amidst the challenges of COVID-19. Read the other...

Application Deadline: 5 June 2020 (Extended) Special Call for Applications 2020-21 Due to the COVID-19 global crisis, many events related to Beijing+25 may be postponed or cancelled, and related advocacy opportunities with national governments are also likely affected. Therefore we have adjusted the deadline for our "Claiming Our Voices: Beijing+25 Review and Follow-up" call for applications to 23 April 2020 5 June 2020. The grants selection timelines will also be impacted so the results will be announced in July/August. Are you an organisation engaging...

We would love to hear your thoughts and feedback on how we can improve your experience on our APTN website! (weareaptn.org). This survey should just take about 8-10 minutes of your time, and we are accepting submissions until 17th May 2020. Feel free to share this survey with friends/colleagues that know about APTN and could contribute to this information.Thank you for your help, your feedback will be very valuable for us and help us build a better website, stay tuned! Take...

Joint Statement: Trans Advocacy Week 2020  31st March 2020 Over the past 3 years, every June, Trans Advocacy Week (TAW) has been a key event at the Human Rights Council in Geneva. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic makes it impossible for us to convene a regular TAW2020. We don’t know when international institutions will come back to their usual work, international travel will be allowed, or meeting in person will be safe for all. But we do know that trans people and...

Asia Pacific, like many other regions across the world, is witnessing an unprecedented health emergency with the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the implications of which will be devastating and long-lasting for those at the margins of the society, including trans and gender diverse people. On this year’s Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV), we remind all stakeholders, especially decision-makers in the government, the national human rights institutions and United Nations (UN) human rights bodies, and donors, to recognise the unique vulnerabilities of...