LGBT

15.02.2019

Discrimination and inadequacy of health services aggravate vulnerability to HIV infection

Eastern Europe and Central Asia remain the only part of the world where HIV incidence is on the rise. Based on...

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...

31.01.2019

The Response to HIV Epidemic among MSM and Trans People in the EECA Region is to Be Strengthened

After an eight-year break, the 2nd Regional Consultation on HIV among MSM and Trans People in Eastern Europe and Central Asia...

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...

12.12.2018

ECOM Introduces the Instrument for Tackling Stigma and Discrimination

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health introduces the Integrated Training Module on educating the experts of public, LGBT and HIV-services organizations...

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...

06.09.2018

The Client is Always Right: “Secret Client” Improves the Situation in the Field of Medicine

The “Secret Client” methodology was used for decades in the field of goods and services, however, no one carried out such...

15.08.2018

How to work with volunteers? ECOM has the answer!

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) presents a model policy on volunteer cooperation, which is going to be useful for...

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...

06.08.2018

Armenian villagers tried to lynch LGBTI people, injured nine of them

Thirty Armenian villagers attacked nine LGBTI people yesterday night (3 August) leaving two of them seriously injured. A person showed up...

26.07.2018

Criminalization of LGBT People Bolsters the HIV Epidemic

The participants of the AIDS 2018 conference, which is being held in Amsterdam, have discussed the issues of criminalization of LGBT...

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