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Belize Trans Colors’ Submission to the UN UPR

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.

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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.

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Reflecting on Trans, Visibility, Engagement and Success

At the side event held in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Erika felt overwhelmed and full of emotions!

Also, after 4 years waiting, GATE receives the United Nations ECOSOC special consultative status.

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United Nations Trans Advocacy Week 2023

United Nations Trans Advocacy Week (UN TAW) is a collective project by non-governmental organizations, offering trans activists a platform to make their voices heard on a global scale and in international human rights spaces. It’s a chance to bring attention to the challenges and discrimination faced by trans and gender diverse people and to promote equality, acceptance, and understanding.