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Statement on the International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization 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.

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Joint Statement on Trans Advocacy Week at the UN Human Rights Council 35th Session

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 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.

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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 need of extending it to all women -including trans and gender diverse, and intersex women.

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