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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...

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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...

20.01.2020

PrEP for all key communities: ECDC develops European PrEP operational guidelines

For consideration of the ECOM members and partners from the following countries: Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Romania.   ECDC is...

09.01.2020

8 facts about LGBT Rights and HIV in Azerbaijan

ECOM presents “Legislative analysis related to LGBT rights and HIV in Azerbaijan” The goal of this review is to identify the...

19.12.2019

Activism under the threat of criminal punishment: LGBT and HIV in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is a country with a concentrated HIV epidemic. According to official statistics, as of 1 January, 2018, there were 37,861...

18.12.2019

UN Committee Against Torture raised the question of Violence against LGBT persons in Uzbekistan

On 11-13 November within the 68th session of UN Committee against Torture (CAT), Uzbekistan is under its fifth country review. In...

16.12.2019

ECOM: New Name, New Opportunities!

“ECOM – Eurasian Coalition on Health, Rights, Gender and Sexual Diversity.” This will be the full name of the Coalition in...

16.12.2019

Turkmenistan: LGBT, HIV and LAW

Turkmenistan is a state in Central Asia, and is considered to be one of the most closed and repressive countries in...

01.12.2019

Communities Can Make Difference in HIV Response in EECA

Position Paper of ECOM On the World AIDS Day 2019, ECOM expresses grave concern about the situation with transmission of HIV...

13.11.2019

Uzbekistan asked to repeal 120 Article of Criminal Code by the members of UN Committee against Torture

On 11-13 November within the 68th session of UN Committee against Torture (CAT), Uzbekistan is under its fifth country review. In...

01.11.2019

Training and a follow up call for proposals to receive small grants for Building Broader Coalitions for budget advocacy

Тhe Eurasian Regional Consortium invites you to fill in online forms to take part in the training and a follow up call...

30.10.2019

ECOM presented a report on human rights’ violations faced by trans women in Kazakhstan to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in Geneva

Jointly with the civil society representatives from Kazakhstan, ECOM has submitted a shadow report to the UN Committee on the Elimination...

26.09.2019

It’s gonna be PrEP!

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is launching the regional informational campaign “Get PrEP”, which aims to raise awareness about...

16.09.2019

UN Independent expert on SOGI “Violence and discrimination against LGBT people negatively affect their access to health care”

Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz presented to the General...

05.09.2019

Global Men’s Health and Rights Survey

On September 4th 2019 was launched fourth global survey on the health and human rights of gay men, bisexual men and...

03.09.2019

School of MSM and TG Leaders

On August 12–16, the “School of MSM and TG Leaders” was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The objectives of this training were:...

28.08.2019

Equality of Trans* People in Deeds, not only in Words

Fourteen trans*activists from Eastern Europe and Central Asia, representing Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Ukraine, participated in the first...

15.08.2019

ECOM has submitted its alternative report to the HRCtee on Human Rights Violations Based on SOGI in Tajikistan

The United Nations Human Rights Committee is a UN body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political...

05.08.2019

Public Officials in Armenia took part in training on Prevention of Stigma and Discrimination

On July 25 and July 26 training on the topic of Prevention of Stigma and Discrimination took place in Yerevan. The...

26.07.2019

Hepatitis B and С among MSM in EECA region

28 July 2019 is World Hepatitis Day. 325 million people worldwide are infected with viral hepatitis B or C, and 1.4...

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