ECOM News

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...

29.04.2020

COVID-19 SITUATION ASSESSMENT: Quarantine measures affect to LGBT community NGOs working in the fields of HIV prevention

In April 2020, ECOM conducted a rapid situation assessment to determine how the COVID-19 epidemic and related quarantine measures affect LGBT...

22.04.2020

We did a lot in 2019, and have much to be proud of

ECOM are pleased to present Annual Report for 2019. – We did a lot in 2019, and have much to be...

07.04.2020

Survey: How the epidemic of COVID-19 affects the work of community organizations providing HIV services for MSM & Trans* People

Dear friends and colleagues, The quarantine and other restrictions related to the epidemic of COVID-19 harmfully affected the work of many...

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...

18.03.2020

PrEP in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: first lessons to learn

ECOM presents report “Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: first lessons to learn”. The given report presents cases...

17.03.2020

Moldova urged by UN CEDAW to include trans* women in national HIV programs

In February 2020 the Republic of Moldova was under it’s sixth periodic review by Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against...

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...

29.02.2020

New tool for engagement with UN Treaty Bodies on SOGI and HIV

ECOM presents a unique to the region training manual for EECA civil society activists on engagement with UN treaty bodies on...

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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...

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...

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