We encourage applications from trans, gender diverse and intersex people, Black, indigenous and Latinx people and people of color, D/deaf and disabled people, people from… Read More »Call for applications: Consultancy on Final Project Evaluation
Mauro Cabral Grinspan
On the International Workers’ Day 2018 GATE salutes to all trans, gender diverse and intersex activists working to make human rights a lived reality worldwide.
Today is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. GATE adds our voice to calls to end all forms of Female Genital Mutilation wherever practiced, and calls for recognition of the right of all children to bodily integrity. Read More »Statement by GATE on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
On this Intersex Awareness Day, GATE welcomes action to end forced and coercive medical interventions on infants, children and adolescents with intersex variations. Notable highlights… Read More »GATE Statement on the Intersex Awareness Day, 2017
The signatories of this Statement are activists representing different trans regional networks and international initiatives. This year, the International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization has a particular relevance for all our communities around the world: the largely due process of revision and reform of the tenth version of International Classification of Diseases will be completed next year.
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… Read More »Erika Castellanos' speech on HIV and the Law at HLPF 2017
Sixteen trans and gender diverse activists from fifteen countries across all regions of the world – including Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, North America, the Pacific, and the Caribbean – participated in the first Trans Advocacy Week at the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Read More »Joint Statement on Trans Advocacy Week at the UN Human Rights Council 35th Session
GATE marks today the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, proclaimed on December 12, 1997, by the UN General Assembly.. 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.
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 need of extending it to all women -including trans and gender diverse, and intersex women.
Erika is a trans woman from Belize and recently moved to the Netherlands. She has been engaged in trans and HIV advocacy at the local, regional and international levels.