Bangladesh

Thailand: HIV & LGBT Heroes Set to Shine at the 3rd Asia-Pacific Community Service Awards

HIV and LGBTI community heroes from across Asia and the Pacific are set to be honoured at a special event in Bangkok in November, with organisers of the 3rd HERO Awards currently seeking nominations from community members across the region

Pro-Family Nations and NGOs Celebrate 25th International Day of Families

UN member states and civil society gathered at UN headquarters to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the International Year of the Family during an event titled “It Takes a Family” on May 15, the International Day of Families.

Human Rights Watch Country Profiles: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

The following country profiles are derived in part from sections of the Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report that relate to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

LGBTI Activists Call for Social and Legal Reforms on Zero Discrimination Day

In order to end discrimination and achieve broad acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people across South Asia, coordinated and strategic advocacy efforts to advance both social and legal reforms are needed, said participants at a global forum in Kathmandu this week. 

HIV and AIDS, HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination, Intimate Partner Violence, Mental Health

Violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) is a grave violation of the human rights of sexual and gender minorities worldwide. 

South-South collaboration to advance legal gender recognition and inclusion of transgender people in South Asia

Participants share good practices on implementing transgender-protective laws, policies and programmes during a session at the Multi-Country South Asia Roundtable on Legal Gender Recognition.