Human Rights

06.02.2019

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Rights Sensitization Training 2019

Since 2017 ECOM implements the Regional Program “Right to Health”. The goal of the program is to contribute to an increased uptake...

18.12.2018

The Long-Term Effect of Short-term Funding

Realizing projects that are aimed at lowering the levels of stigma and discrimination and at decreasing the number of rights violation...

17.12.2018

CEDAW urges Macedonia to address stigma experienced by LBTI women when they access to health care

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) considered the sixth periodic report of the Republic of at its 71st Session...

10.12.2018

70 years of Universal Declaration on Human Rights

Today we celebrate Human Rights Day 2018. 70 years ago since the Universal Declaration on Human Rights was proclaimed by the United Nations...

01.12.2018

ECOM: The 30-year fight against HIV has not seen results in the CEECA region

The insufficiency of prevention programs, funding, and support from countries has led to an increase of HIV-positive MSM, higher syphilis prevalence,...

28.11.2018

National specificities in the observance of the rights to health in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and Macedonia

This year, ECOM published the Regional Report on Violations of the Rights to Health of Gay Men, Other MSM and Trans...

16.11.2018

Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia issues historic opinion regarding recognition of same sex partnership

On 29 October 2018, the Office of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia issued an opinion calling the Ministry of...

02.11.2018

UN Human Rights Committee in its concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Belarus made two recommendations on Discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.

UN Human Rights Committee in its concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Belarus made two recommendations on Discrimination on...

09.10.2018

NGOs presented their position on the situation of LGBT rights in Belarus to the Human Rights Committee

The 124th session of the UN Human Rights Committee is taking place from October 8-9, 2018 in Geneva, at which the...

01.10.2018

ECOM meets with the UN Independent Expert on SOGI in Tbilisi

The UN Independent Expert on the protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, is...

22.09.2018

New Report of the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on SOGI is imbued with references to EECA countries

The United Nations Human Rights Council has expressed its “grave concern at acts of violence and discrimination, in all regions of...

21.09.2018

ECOM presents a unique tool to combating stigma and discrimination among civil servants towards gay men, other MSM and trans people

ECOM, as part of the program “Right to Health”, implemented with the support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis...

14.09.2018

ECOM presents first ever Regional Report on violations of the right to health of gay men, other MSM and trans people in the CEECA region in 2017

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) prepared a Regional Report on violations of the right to health of gay men, other...

12.09.2018

Future Advocates of the LGBT Community from EECA Countries Prepare for a Trip to Geneva

The main information tracks that were examined within the framework of the Training on Legal Literacy and Activism Skills, which took...

16.08.2018

ECOM representatives participated in the 10th European MSM Networking Meeting

One of the key ECOM objectives is promoting access to strategic information on the health and wellbeing of gay men, other...

09.08.2018

The Small Grants Competition Results Within the Framework of ECOM’s Regional “Right to Health” Programme 2018

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health finalized the Small Grants Competition results, which was conducted within the framework of the regional...

13.07.2018

The Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in Armenia, 2017 report

The Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in Armenia, 2017 report summarizes the cases filed to and documented by PINK Armenia,...

28.06.2018

ECOM has conducted an analysis of the national legislation in five EECA countries regarding rights of the LGBT and HIV

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) presents the results of analyses unique to the EECA region concerning the national legislation...

19.06.2018

The World Health Organisation is set to declassify transgender identity as a mental disorder

World Health Organization has completed a review of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, namely the 11th...

12.06.2018

ECOM presents the results of a study on the attitudes towards LGBT people among key social services in 5 CEECA countries

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) presents the results of its “Study on the Attitudes of Staff of Key Social...

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