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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="9399" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Asia Pacific Transgender Network Strategic Plan 2018-2020 The following strategic plan was developed over 12 months from December 2016 to December 2017. The process began with a Regional Consultation on 5-10 December 2016, which included 1 full day of structured country reports representing trans people and their experiences in 21 countries in the region (Bangladesh, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Thailand,...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="9405" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Asia Pacific Transgender Network Biennial Report 2017-2018 The Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) is a trans-led organisation that engages with a range of partners across Asia and the Pacific to support, organise, and advocate for fundamental human rights including gender identity; access to justice and legal protections; and comprehensive gender-affirming healthcare and policies. For a decade, APTN has grown to become a credible platform and voice for transgender people in Asia and the Pacific, working to ensure that...

Pandemi COVID-19 merupakan krisis kemanusiaan yang belum pernah terjadi sebelumnya, ia merenggut nyawa, menghancurkan mata pencaharian, dan mengganggu perekonomian di seluruh dunia. Dengan dukungan dari Aidsfonds dan UNAIDS, Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) dan Youth LEAD telah bekerja bersama untuk meningkatkan visibilitas dan suara para pemimpin muda yang merupakan bagian dari komunitas ragam gender di seluruh Asia dan Pasifik. Ini merupakan kisah kedelapan dari seri cerita fitur tentang para pemimpin muda transgender yang menampilkan kegigihan serta keteguhan mereka di tengah tantangan...

The ITF 5th grant cycle is finally open! ITF welcome applications from trans-led organizations with budgets below $150,000 USD based in any region of the world. The deadline to apply is December 4, 2020 at 5pm (ET/New York time). This year the ITF is introducing two grant types: SEED Grant (1-year)The SEED grant is a 1-year general support and/or project grant for trans-led organizations that have never been funded by the ITF, or that prefer to apply for this grant instead of the THRIVE Grant. Grants range...

The 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 was legally established in 2009 and has been operating as a registered entity as a Thai Foundation in Bangkok, Thailand. APTN currently works with more than 15 partners in 12 countries in the region. APTN is currently seeking to appoint TWO new...

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 and Aidsfonds, 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 eighth in a series of feature stories about trans youth leaders and the strength they show amidst the challenges of COVID-19. Read...

In line with the International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization, the Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN), ASHM, IHRI and FHI will host a webinar that will facilitate cross-country sharing of health practices, policies and laws, including pathologization that continues to deprive trans people access to gender affirming and general healthcare and to live authentically as themselves ,especially in this times of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Date: 22 October 2020Time: Bangkok/Jakarta (13:00), Sydney/Melbourne (17:00),Brisbane (16:00), Auckland (19:00), Manila (14:00), Kathmandu (11:45), Colombo...

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 and Aidsfonds, 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 seventh in a series of feature stories about trans youth leaders and the strength they show amidst the challenges of COVID-19. Read...

Our Senior Project Manager Raine Cortes will be speaking at the virtual Asian Stigma & Discrimination Forum 2020 on 14 October, a global educational program on strategies to reduce stigma and discrimination around #HIV. As shown by the significant and increasing reports of cities and countries achieving the 90-90-90 targets and beyond for the majority, HIV is now a treatable infection. However, large groups of individuals either still remain undiagnosed, or are diagnosed but do not seek care. This is likely due...

On the occasion of World Mental Health Month 2020, UNDP Thailand and Equal Asia Foundation is launching Mental Health of LGBTI+ persons Month with a virtual webinar - a panel discussion, community sharing and roadmap for collaborative action. The COVID 19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on our region and continues to do so. Besides the mortality and morbidity related to the pandemic, the economic slowdown, poor healthcare responses and lockdowns have resulted in historically marginalized communities including LGBTI+ bearing...