GATE provided technical support to Belize Trans Colors (BTC) submission to the 4th cycle of UPR for Belize. Find more about their challenges and what they recommended.
Inequality and pandemics: the central role of Trans and Gender Diverse Community-led organizations in combating current and future health threats
GATE Executive Director, Erika Castellanos, has been appointed as a member of the newly formed Global Council on Inequality, AIDS, and Pandemics. Internationally, there is increasing awareness that inequality is a driver of global pandemics. Community-led organizations must be at the center of health interventions and human rights advocacy to effectively combat current and future health threats.
At a time when the opposition to the rights of trans persons is increasingly used as a political weapon in many parts of the world, 14 trans and gender diverse activists raised their voices at the United Nations during the first week of the Human Rights Council, to an overwhelmingly positive response.
This side event will share lessons learned and advocacy strategies for tackling discrimination and violence against trans communities, contributing to the promotion of trans rights at the Human Rights Council.
ILGA World and GATE join individuals, governments, and institutions worldwide in condemning, in the most unequivocal terms, the passing of the ‘Anti-Homosexuality Bill’ in Uganda. We call on H. E. President Yoweri Museveni NOT to sign it into law.
The second UN Trans Advocacy Week gathered together 23 trans and gender diverse human rights defenders from 19 countries for the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. This historic event was a joint initiative by a trans-led collaborative work, centering trans activism and issues at this significant, global arena. It
From June 17 to 22, 23 trans activists from 19 countries will meet in Geneva for Trans Advocacy Week 2018. This ground-breaking initiative has been organised by APTN, GATE, ILGA, RFSL and TGEU.
Gender, Depathologization & Human Rights The UN has documented a range of violations against trans people, including, inter alia, killings, attacks, sexual assault, police violence,… Read More »Side Event: UN Human Rights Council 37th Session