Thursday, November 19, 2015

TDOR 2015

In a climate of criminalisation, where law enforcement agencies themselves perpetrate violence with impunity, it is not surprising that violence against transgender people is underreported and inadequately investigated. In this region and globally, transgender organisations have attempted to monitor the most extreme forms of violence: when transgender people have been killed because of their gender identity.
The Asia Pacific Transgender Network has released a Transgender Day of Remembrance Media Toolkit and Terminology Resource to guide the media to a fair and inclusive coverage and reporting on transgender people. Download via link below and circulate widely.

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