Human Rights

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...

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,...

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...

28.05.2018

Call for Proposals: Small Grants 2018. Regional Program “Right to Health”

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) opens a Call for Proposals from LGBTQ community-based organizations and initiative groups for Small Grants program under...

08.05.2018

Joint Statement of Civil Society Organizations in advance of the Thirty-Ninth Meeting of the Global Fund Board

On May 9–10 2018, the Global Fund’s Board will consider revisions to the Fund’s Eligibility Policy based upon recommendations from its...

03.05.2018

ECOM: Georgia has taken important steps to protect the rights of LGBT, but HIV legislation has to be improved

Georgia has adopted the Law on elimination of all forms of discrimination that includes sexual orientation and gender identity among protected...

01.05.2018

Regional Сommunity Networks Consortium submitted multi-country proposal for GF funding to insure sustainability of HIV services for key populations in EECA

The Regional Community Networks Consortium(RCNC) of five regional networks in EECA has successfully developed and submitted a proposal for the Global Fund....

30.04.2018

ECOM: Armenian legislation remains contradictory to international standards on SOGI

The Government of the Republic of Armenia has made certain steps to introduce changes to the legislation discriminating against PLWH, gay...

26.04.2018

ECOM: Macedonia has made significant progress in protecting the rights of LGBT

The Republic of Macedonia has made significant progress in protecting the rights of the LGBT and removing legal barriers for people...