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Transgender women walk through busy town street in Indonesia

Finding Their Voice: Participatory action research empowers Indonesian Transgender community

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 01:18 PM

"Even walking down the street feels dangerous for us the waria community of Ruteng," shares the transgender and gender diverse community (known locally as waria) in Ruteng...

A small group of transgender women take part in a workshop.

Including the Excluded: Building Climate Resilience with the SGM Community in Pakistan

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 05:09 PM

Transgender women participate in an IRC program that focuses on life skills and mental health support in Peshawar, Pakistan, (Photo: IRC Pakistan/ Mansoor Alam Khatta)


A transgender woman stands in front of a panel of speakers addressing the audience.

Overcoming Invisibility: Promoting Menstrual Health Equity for Jaipur's Transgender Men

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 08:19 AM

Pushpa, transgender activist, advocates for SGM inclusion in WASH during a World Toilet Day event in 2023 (CFAR Archives)

Menstrual health management (MHM) remains a global...

Government officials in Kiribati sitting at a table collaborating with researchers on climate-resilient water, sanitation, and hygiene opportunities as part of the Circle WASH research project.

Uncovering circular economy opportunities for climate-reslient and inclusive WASH in Kiribati

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 12:38 PM

Discussing circular economy ideas for water, sanitation and hygiene with officials in Kiribati (UTS-ISF / Jeremy Kohlitz)

Kiribati is as one of the world's most vulnerable...

A woman researcher from Can Tho University, crouching down holding a measuring device in a bucket of water at an onion farm in Vinh Chau, Mekong Delta region, Vietnam. She is measuring the groundwater salinity.

RECHARGE: Safeguarding groundwater for all in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 12:04 PM

A researcher from local partner Can Tho University measures groundwater salinity at an onion farm in Vinh Chau, Vietnam  (UTS-ISF / Diana Gonzalez)

The impact of climate...

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