03.09.2020

Permit Do Not Prohibit: How laws oh the prohibition of “gay propaganda” operate in the Russian Federation

ECOM presents an analysis on how laws banning “gay propaganda” were enacted in the Russian Federation and how they influences the...

02.09.2020

“Trans*Map in EECA” – ECOM announces the start of a three-year project

We are pleased and proud to present another project led by ECOM in cooperation with national partners in Eastern Europe and...

01.09.2020

Trans* Map in EECA

Widespread transphobia and discrimination create a pathologizing approach to services for trans* people, based on outdated criteria, which prevents the development...

31.08.2020

ECOM, PO “Kyrgyz Indigo” and the LGBT organization “Labrys” informed the UN HRC about the lack of antidiscrimination legislation for LGBT people in Kyrgyzstan

ECOM, PO “Kyrgyz Indigo” and the LGBT organization “Labrys” submitted a joint report to the UN Human Rights Committee on human...

26.08.2020

Russia will have to answer to the UN on protecting the rights of gay and trans* people

ECOM, together with the LGBT initiative group “ComingOut”, the NGO “Phoenix Plus”, and an anonymous trans* group from Siberia, submitted a...

26.08.2020

ECOM and the NGO “New Generation” call on the UN Human Rights Committee in relation to various rights for gay and trans* people in Armenia

ECOM in partnership with the Humanitarian NGO “New Generation” submitted a report to the UN Human Rights Committee on rights violations...

20.08.2020

In Belarus, fighting for democracy — and LGBTQ rights

LGBTQ people have been fighting for their rights since before the election. We’ll still be fighting after. Andrei Zavalei is a...

14.07.2020

Trans* Map in EECA – new project by trans* people for trans* people

ECOM is launching a three-year project aimed at strengthening the role and participation of trans* people in the HIV response in...

21.05.2020

Call for proposals for grants on national/local budget analysis of health and social services for key populations

Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) is looking for 6 national or local NGOs to implement the short-term projects on national/local budgets...

14.05.2020

The Right to Health Is Your Right

ECOM has completed the regional program “Right to Health”, the first large-scale project in Eastern Europe and Central Asia aimed at...

07.05.2020

EECA’s first study on the HIV Services Cascade for MSM identified weakest spots

The analysis of the cascade of continuous HIV care for MSM in five countries of the EECA region is the first...

04.05.2020

UNAIDS and MPact are extremely concerned about reports that LGBTI people are being blamed and abused during the COVID-19 outbreak

UNAIDS and MPact call on governments and partners to protect, support and respect the human rights of LGBTI people during the...

08.04.2020

COVID-19: What you need to know

We realize that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing much uncertainty around the world, including for people living with and affected by...

07.04.2020

UN Human Rights Committee urged Uzbekistan again to Repeal article 120 of the Criminal Code, which criminalizes homosexuality

On 2nd April 2020, the Human Rights Committee issued its concluding observations to Uzbekistan, which was reviewed by the Сommittee for...

27.03.2020

Supporting PrEP in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

ECOM recently published a report on access to PrEP in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. AIDSMAP spoke to ECOM’s Community...

04.03.2020

ECOM 2019 Regional Report: Violations of the rights of gay men and trans* people negatively affect their access to healthcare services

The third regional report on violations of the right to health contains information on cases of violations of the rights of...

12.02.2020

We need to talk about chemsex!

Gay people, sex and drugs are a taboo in Russia. Despite the fact that those topics are usually not discussed, chemsex...

11.02.2020

National RoadMaps

04.02.2020

“One step at a time”: Positive trends in the EECA region in the field of LGBT rights and HIV

ECOM has prepared a comparative analysis of national legislation related to LGBT rights and HIV in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and...

31.01.2020

Call for Proposals: Describe best practices of community engagement of decision making and M&E related to the Global Fund Processes and National AIDS programs in the EECA region

ECOM – Eurasian Coalition on Health, Rights, Gender and Sexual Diversity is soliciting proposals from individual consultants to describe best practices...