Assessment of the Legal Status of Sexual and Gender Minorities in 17 Countries in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | May 2024
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This report highlights how sexual and gender minorities in countries across Asia and the Pacific face discrimination and violence, assesses the legal barriers impacting their lives, and shows how policy reforms can increase inclusion and economic opportunities.

Price
  • US$30.00 (paperback)

It exposes regional disparities, outlines how laws and regulations reduce access to education, jobs, and public services, and shows how they restrict people expressing their identity and getting legal gender recognition. The report recommends a range of measures including taking legal and policy action to target hate crimes, improving law enforcement training, and preventing so-called “conversion therapies” to help reduce damaging exclusion and inequity.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Setting the Context: A Case for SOGIESC Inclusion
  • The State of Legal Inclusion of Sexual and Gender Minorities in Asia and the Pacific
  • Appendix

Additional Details

Type
Subjects
  • Gender Equality
  • Social development and protection
  • Participation and empowerment
Countries
  • Armenia
  • Bhutan
  • Cambodia
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Fiji
  • Georgia
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Mongolia
  • Nepal
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Viet Nam
Pages
  • 64
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • SPR240285-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9270-718-7 (print)
  • 978-92-9270-719-4 (PDF)
  • 978-92-9270-720-0 (ebook)

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