Friday, December 8, 2017


ILGA Asia 2017 conference, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Friday, December 8, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gender recognition laws, and the rights and health issues surrounding them, are currently a matter for public debate across much of the world.

APTN and UNDP conducted a multi-country project regarding legal gender recognition for transgender people in eight countries in the Asia Pacific region, specifically India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.

This panel at the ILGA Asia conference will discuss the study and deliberate on next steps for policy makers and other stakeholders on legal gender recognition.

Panelists:
Joe Wong, Asia Pacific Transgender Network, Thailand
Zainab Patel, United Nations Development Programme, Bangkok Regional Hub, Thailand
Jack Byrne, United Nations Development Programme
Zhan Chiam, ILGA, Switzerland

Consult the full ILGA Asia conference programme here.