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Human Rights

Human rights violations based on gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics have received insufficient attention from the international human rights system. In a moment when that attention is more needed than ever, GATE is working to change this situation by increasing the meaningful engagement of trans, gender diverse and intersex activists with the United Nations, and by expanding human rights frameworks to be fully inclusive. Read more…

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The Sustainable Development Goal 3 aims to “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”. GATE’s works towards making this a reality for trans, gender diverse and intersex people and communities by advancing health rights and access to health services, and supporting effective engagement with technical and political processes concerning health and rights. Read more…

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Movement Building

Trans, gender diverse and intersex movements are chronically affected by very limited access to financial and organizational resources. Additionally, trans, gender diverse and intersex communities are disproportionately affected by poverty, marginalized or excluded from basic rights such as education, employment, healthcare and sanitation. GATE works to support our movements by advocating to increase resources to fully fund community-led initiatives. Read more…