Trans* Issues in the International HIV Response

Erika Castellanos’ speech on HIV and the Law at HLPF 2017

New York, July 12th 2017 Erika Castellanos, our Director of Programs, gave a highly acclaimed speech at the session “The Global Commission on HIV and the Law at Five: Reflecting on Progress, Challenges and Opportunities to End AIDS by 2030” in the context of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.  In 2010, the
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GATE Statement on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

GATE  marks today the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, proclaimed on December 12, 1997, by the UN General Assembly.[1]. We stand in solidarity with all victims, calling for the effective implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

GATE Message on the International Day of Action for Women’s Health

On the International Day of Action for Women’s Health GATE joins the international community in the struggle to affirm women’s right to health. In his last report, the former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture called for human rights violations to be addressed through a gendered and intersectional lens. We share that call today by affirming the
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Trans issues in the international HIV response

We are a key stakeholder in HIV activism. Our HIV/AIDS-related advocacy has focused on contributing to expanding trans participation in international HIV activism, as well as the inclusion of gender identity, gender expression and bodily diversity issues in the work of donors, official agencies and institutions, and international organizations working on HIV.

Declarations Alone Will Not End AIDS: Populations Most Impacted Must Be at the Center of the International HIV Response. Global Action for Trans* Equality Statement on the United National High-Level Meeting to End AIDS

NEW YORK, 9 June 2016 – United Nations delegates and civil society representatives from around the world convened in New York this week for the 2016 United National High-Level Meeting to End AIDS. The central focus of the High-Level Meeting has been the adoption of a universal political declaration focused on ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic
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