Bandhu Social Welfare Society started its journey in 1996 with a mission to address the health care needs and human rights issues of sexual minority populations for achieving a vision of a Bangladesh where every person, irrespective of their gender and sexuality, is able to lead a quality life with dignity, human rights and social justice.
Dignity Network Canada is a group of civil society organizations across Canada involved in supporting the human rights of people regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) globally. The Network is governed by a Board of Directors and has a number of working groups to advance our collective work.
Egale is Canada’s leading organization for 2SLGBTQI people and issues. We improve and save lives through research, education, awareness, and by advocating for human rights and equality in Canada and around the world. Our work helps create societies and systems that reflect the universal truth that all persons are equal and none is other.
Women's Health In Women's Hands is a Community Health Centre for racialized women living in Toronto and surrounding municipalities. Our primary health care team of highly skilled health care professionals specialize in the health and wellness needs of racialized women and prioritizes those from African, Caribbean, Latin American and South Asian communities.
C-SHaRP is a not-for-profit research agency with a mission to advance the health of marginalized communities (such as sexual minorities and people living with HIV) and play a lead role in contributing to evidence-informed programmes and policies.
The Humsafar Trust is among India’s oldest and most established LGBTQ+ organizations and have experience of working with LGBTQ+ communities for over 25 years. The Humsafar Trust has served the spectrum of men who have sex with men and transgender communities since 1994 as the first openly gay Community-Based Organization to be allotted space in a municipal government building.
Thozhi is a community-based organization in Chennai, India, working towards health, rights, education, empowerment and employment of transwomen.
Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific is a regional programme aimed at addressing inequality, violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status, and promotes universal access to health and social services. It is a collaboration between governments, civil society, regional institutions and other stakeholders to advance the social inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.
IHRI is a non-profit organization who has achieved recognition for its work, including clinical and operational research, policy mobilization and development projects for community health services, at national and international levels.
Mplus Thailand, a non-profit community-based organization in Chiang Mai, has been working for over 20 years with more than 5,000 men who have sex with men, male sex workers and transgender people, including people living with HIV, in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai in providing sexual health information, HIV testing and treatment, LGBT rights advocacy, as well as organizing community-led interventions to promote prevention HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.
Rainbow Sky Association of Thailand (RSAT), the largest and longest-running LGBT and male sexual health-promoting non-governmental organization (NGO) in Thailand. RSAT provides a range of health promotion and HIV prevention services for thousands of gay men and transgender women, including free HIV testing clinics, and liaising with gay- and trans-friendly HIV/AIDS clinics to provide managed referrals and accompany those who test HIV-positive to appointments. RSAT also actively promotes human rights for LGBT populations in Thailand and the Asian region as well as support social equality for LGBT populations.
Service Workers in Group (SWING) is a Thai organization working in the cities of Bangkok and Pattaya to promote and protect the health and human rights of male, transgender and female sex workers, as well as men who have sex with men. Initially focused on male and transgender sex workers, over time SWING has expanded to include support to the wider men who have sex with men community, and also to female sex workers.
Sisters, a Transgender-focused, community-based organization in Pattaya, Thailand works with trans people to provide social support, capacity building, employment support, HIV testing and counseling, and safe spaces for members of the transgender community. Sisters also works to foster public support and greater acceptance of the transgender community in Thailand.
The Tangerine Community Health Centre is Thailand's first clinic to provide trans-specific healthcare and counselling services.
Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre officially operated since 8 November 1989 with its focus on HIV/AIDS. The centre provides medical services at its Anonymous Clinic, supports both medical and psychosocial researches, and promotes and supports national and international policies related to HIV/AIDS.
VOICES-Thailand is a non-profit is to promote inclusion of marginalized populations, including LGBTIQ people, in all aspects of society, with a focus on access to healthcare, reducing stigma and discrimination, and empowering individuals to make informed choices to enhance their well-being. We work in collaboration with many community-based organizations, universities, and intergovernmental organizations to produce evidence to support the health and well-being of diverse LGBTIQ communities.
The Asia Pacific Forum (APF) is one of four regional networks of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) within the International Co-ordinating Committee of NHRIs. APF's goal is to help build an Asia Pacific region where everyone can enjoy these fundamental human rights.
The United Nations Development Programme is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.
Bangsaen, Chonburi, Thailand
Durham, United Kingdom
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Phutthamonthon, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Guildford, United Kingdom
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research is the major federal agency responsible for funding health and medical research in Canada. Our mission is to create new scientific knowledge and to enable its translation into improved health, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system.
The International Development Research Centre is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that funds research and innovation within and alongside developing regions as part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts. We invest in high-quality research, share knowledge globally, and mobilize alliances for a more sustainable and inclusive world.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports research and training in the humanities and social sciences. SSHRC strategically supports world-leading initiatives that reflect a commitment to ensuring a better future for Canada and the world.