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Research on LGBTI people in disaster and emergency situations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maheswar Satpathy Jan 3, 2012. 2 Replies

I am working on a project with Blue Diamond Society, USAID, and other stakeholders in Nepal to make disaster risk reduction and relief programs more inclusive of and sensitive to the needs of LGBTI…Continue

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Research on LGBTI people in disaster and emergency situations

I am working on a project with Blue Diamond Society, USAID, and other stakeholders in Nepal to make disaster risk reduction and relief programs more inclusive of and sensitive to the needs of LGBTI people. Building on the research for this article, we plan to convene a roundtable for stakeholders in Nepal, emerge with recommendations for policy and practice improvements, and produce…See More
Jan 2, 2012
Dr. Jabeen Shauq left a comment for Kyle Knight
"Dear Kyle, Welcome to join peace network here. Keep in touch with us in future. Peace."
Mar 14, 2011
Kyle Knight is now a member of Peace and Collaborative Development Network
Mar 14, 2011

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Fulbright Fellow researching the LGBTI rights movement in Nepal
Please indicate if you're joining PCDN as an individual or organization (please mark the appropriate category)
individual (student)
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Nepal, Ghana
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
Nepal
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Fulbright - LGBTI human rights
How many years professional experience do you have ?
3-5
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://kylegknight.wordpress.com
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
French
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Human Rights
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Communication, Monitoring, Program Administration, Research, Qualitative Skills
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
LGBTI rights; agriculture; disaster risk reduction and relief; population demographics studies
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
The New Republic: What Can We Learn From Nepal's Inclusion of 'Third Gender' on its 2011 Census?
http://www.tnr.com/article/world/92076/nepal-census-third-gender-lg...

The Huffington Post: Brokeback Everest: Nepal's Film Industry Embraces Gay Romance
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kyle-knight/nepal-lesbian-movie_b_101...

The Huffington Post: Documents and Disasters: Can Proper ID Save the Lives of Transgender People in Emergencies?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kyle-knight/documents-and-disasters-c...
(re-run by Good Intents, LGBT Asylum News, The New Civil Rights Movement)

The Huffington Post: New York City LGBT Center an Inspiration a World Away
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kyle-knight/new-york-city-lgbt-center...

The Kathmandu Post: Separate and Unequal
http://www.ekantipur.com/the-kathmandu-post/2011/08/31/oped/separat...

The Kathmandu Post: Zero in 26,620,809
http://www.ekantipur.com/the-kathmandu-post/2011/10/01/oped/zero-in...

Republica: Recognizing the Rights of Third Gender
http://www.myrepublica.com/portal/index.php?action=news_details&...

Republica: HIV-AIDS Funding Gap Costs Lives in Nepal
http://theweek.myrepublica.com/details.php?news_id=37121

The World Policy Institute: Bureaucracy in Nepal Leads to HIV Deaths
http://www.worldpolicy.org/blog/2011/10/05/bureaucracy-nepal-leads-...

The New Civil Rights Movement: UK Ties Funding to LGBT Rights
http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/uk-ties-foreign-aid-to-lgbt-ri...

The Duke Chronicle: Pink resume, mauve glass ceiling
http://dukechronicle.com/article/pink-resume-mauve-glass-ceiling

Disarmament Forum: Disarming Schools: strategies for ending the military use of schools during armed conflict
http://www.hrw.org/news/2011/10/31/disarming-schools-strategies-end...

Human Rights Watch/Interagency Network for Education in Emergencies: Caught in the Middle
http://www.hrw.org/news/2010/09/29/caught-middle

Human Rights Watch/Interagency Network for Education in Emergencies: Sabotaged Schooling: Attacks in India
http://www.hrw.org/news/2010/07/23/sabotaged-schooling-attacks-india

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At 3:21pm on March 14, 2011, Dr. Jabeen Shauq said…

Dear Kyle,

Welcome to join peace network here.

Keep in touch with us in future.

Peace.

 
 
 

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