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UnicxS-Trans PEOPLE FOR THE SOCIAL INCLUSION

This Project is aimed at protecting the rights of Trans people (women, men and other identities within the trans spectrum) in Peru and at responding to situations of violence. This Project is led locally by Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Red Trans Perú (Peruvian Trans Network) and Sociedad Trans FTM Perú (Peruvian FTM Trans Society), and by Harvard University and Fenway Institute in the USA.

The project covers the following activities:

OBJETIVES

Mission

Alert, document and respond to human rights violations faced by trans people in Peru.

Vision

A world where trans people live with the dignity, respect and welfare they have the right to.

ACTIVITIES

TEAM IN THE USA

Sari Reisner

Project Director, USA

 

Amaya Perez Brumer

Consulting Co-Director

 

Sarah MacCarthy

Consulting Co-Director

 

Lynne D'Amico

External Evaluator

 

Sarah McLean

Program Coordinator

TEAM IN PERÚ

Alfonso Silva Santisteban

Project Director, Peru

Ximena Salazar

Coordinator

Manuel Forno

Observatory of Right for LGBT 

Populations Coordinator

Ho Amat y Leon

Observatory of Right for LGBT

Populations

Jesse Vilela

Community Strengthening

Jana Villayzan

Community Strengthening

Jazmin Torres, André Blas

Social Promoters Observatory of

Right for LGBT Populations

Asa Radix

Senior Director of Research and Education

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

 

Carlos Caceres

Principal Professor

School of Public Health

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

 

Chai Jindasurat

Co-Director of Community

Organizing and Public Advocacy -

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Program (USA)

 

Jamison Green

President of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)

 

JoAnne Keatley

Director

Center de Excellence for Transgender Health

University of California - San Francisco

Marcela Romero

Regional Coordinator

REDLACTRANS

Mauro Cabral

Co-Director

GATE (Global Action for Trans* Equality)

 

Richard G. Parker, PhD

Professor - School of Public Health

Columbia University

 

Shirley Eng

Regiona Advisor for Latin America

 Community Mobilization

UNAIDS Latin America

 

Sofia Gruskin

Adjunct Professor of Global Health

School of Public Health, Harvard

 

Tonia Poteat

Assistant Professor

School of Public Health - Johns Hopkins

Offer legal representation and case follow-up for transgender people.

Developing multi-sectorial collaborations (health care system, police and local security forces, justice ombudsman, justice system, community-based organizations, NGO's) to promote the work against violence and ensure the rights of trans people in Peru.

Formalize pathways and interagency network to report incidents of violence against trans people.

Advocate for legislation and public policy changes to ensure respect for the human rights of Trans people in Peru.

DOCUMENTATION

Documenting of human rights violations through an observatory, managed by UPCH since 2012, which is being potentiated among trans people and strengthened with legal assistance.

ADVOCACY

Advocacy with public officials (helth, security, justice, education, social development) for the inclusion of trans people in the development of public policies and the respect of fundamental rights

Design, adaptation and validation of a community program for trans men and women who have survived violence.

Training of public officials for the provision of services to trans people.

RESPONSE

EXPERT ADVISORY BOARD

​​Call us:

051-2033300

Calle Armendariz 445, Miraflores

Lima - Peru

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