Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide
A Comparative Qualitative and Quantitative Review of Respect, Acknowledgement, and Equality for Trans People versus Transphobia, Transphobic Hate Crimes, and Discrimination on Grounds of Gender Identity or Gender Expression
“Transrespect versus Transphobia worldwide” is a comparative, qualitative-quantitative research project that examines the human rights situation of trans persons in different parts of the world.
• Monitoring: ongoing monitoring of reported cases of murdered trans people worldwide.
• Mapping: mapping of the legal situation of trans people worldwide.
• Contextualization: in-depth examination of the legal and social situation of trans people in different countries in the five world regions, based on the results of a questionnaire, qualitative interviews and additional research. Depending on the research results, this review may include a contextualized analysis of the legal and health care situation, transphobic incidents, and experiences with/within activism, subculture, and culture. Additionally, the project will generate a catalogue of good practice examples and a set of recommendations.
• Provide international institutions, human rights organisations, the public and the trans movement with a comprehensive set of data on the human rights situation of trans people worldwide.
• Evaluate the existing gender identity laws, hate crime legislation, anti-discrimination laws and other trans-relevant equality measures, compared internationally.
• Present good practices and examples of Transrespect.
• Provide international, governmental and local institutions with recommendations on how to improve the human rights situation of trans people, and supply human rights and trans activists with tools and materials for advocacy work via a poster campaign.
• Qualitative-quantitative comparative research design
• Ongoing monitoring
• Literature, media and internet research
• Qualitative in-depth interviews