Leave policies and practice for non-traditional families

Posted on September 24, 2019 at 3:18 pm

‘Leave policies and practice for non-traditional families’ policy memo provides an overview of the extent to which non-traditional families are taken into account by Member States in developing family leave policies. The right to maternity, paternity and parental leave for ...

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10th Rainbow Europe: Confirmed stagnation and regression on LGBTI equality calls for immediate action

Posted on July 9, 2019 at 8:34 am

Officially unveiled today in Oslo (13 May 2019) at the annual intergovernmental Forum marking the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Transphobia, and Interphobia (IDAHOBIT), the 2019 Rainbow Europe Map is sending an unequivocal message to national governments and European institutions alike: we can no ...

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The Right to truth for intersex people

Posted on March 26, 2019 at 10:47 am

Written by Mauro Cabral Grinspan, Executive Director of GATE, an international organization working on gender identity, sex characteristics and, more broadly, on bodily diversity issues.   One night some years ago, I woke up from a nightmare with a recurrent thought ...

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“In transition: ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations.” A roundtable discussion

Posted on August 30, 2018 at 11:12 am

Abstract This roundtable discussion is the result of a research symposium entitled In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health where participants took up the challenge to engage with the question: What will it take to ensure the sexual and reproductive health ...

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Sexual and Gender Diversity Workshop – AIDS 2018

Posted on July 25, 2018 at 9:30 am

During the AIDS 2018 conference in the RAI in Amsterdam, the Community of Practice on Sexual and Gender Diversity  (SGD) of Share-Net Netherlands facilitated a session for visitors of the global village. When people should focus on love instead of ...

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New masculinities: meet Uganda’s transgender men fighting sexism

Posted on May 17, 2018 at 9:50 am

Shawn, a young transgender man, was sitting in a public minibus in the Ugandan capital, when an old schoolmate boarded and started loudly calling him by his former female name, astounding other passengers in the conservative east African nation. The ...

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New Case Study: Unity in Diversity and The Consortium of MSM & Transgender Networks

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 4:01 pm

  Download the publication here.   MSMGF is proud to announce the release of “Unity in Diversity, A Case Study on the Achievements, Good Practices and Lessons Learned from the Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks” The Consortium is an international partnership consisting of ...

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The second European Chemsex Forum, recently held in Berlin, highlighted how the perspectives of activists and health professionals working on the issue have changed

Posted on April 5, 2018 at 2:28 pm

When the first forum took place two years ago in London, most of the discussion was about the drugs that gay men were taking, the impact of potent drug combinations on the body and the brain, and whether a harm ...

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Addressing Sexual and Gender Diversity in Dutch Development Cooperation

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 11:20 am

The working group on Sexual Diversity (SD) of Share-Net Netherlands initiated a mapping in the Netherlands on who is doing what & how around SD, using an online survey and interviews. The mapping gives a general insight into the extent ...

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Systematic Development of a Dutch School-Based Sexual Prejudice Reduction Program: an Intervention Mapping Approach

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 3:20 pm

Experiences of sexual prejudice threaten the quality of life and psychological well-being of sexual minority youth. The aim of this paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of how we developed a theory- and evidence-based sexual prejudice reduction program suitable ...

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