The Community of Practise (CoP) on LGBTI Health is a continuation of the earlier Working Group Sexual Diversity, and builds on earlier Share-Net Netherlands’ work on sexual diversity and SRHR.
Sexual orientation, gender identity and expression are important social determinants of health. They can and do affect health needs and vulnerabilities, health (seeking) behaviours and access and quality of health services. Share-Net Netherlands recognise “LGBTI health” is an important component of SRHR and gender equality. Several SN-NL members work towards improving health of people and communities of diverse sexual orientation and gender identities.
The overall goal of the CoP is to improve LGBTI health and rights in the Netherlands and globally.
Specific objective is to improve knowledge, capacities and actions of SNNL members through
Based on our work plan for this year, we plan to engage in
Above activities will be organized where possible with engagement of other CoPs.
Members of the Community of Practice are:
Share-Net is a membership network made up of a unique and powerful combination of NGOs and private sector parties, researchers and students, policy makers and practitioners, media outlets and advocates. Through the formation of this Community of Practice, we contribute to, discuss, share, use, and have access to evidence and knowledge-products that are most relevant to the work towards improved SRHR policies and practices of LGBTI population.
We actively want to expand our network and are inviting Share-Net Netherlands members to become part of the LGBTI Health CoP. If you are interested to get in touch with the group, feel free to contact us directly anytime.
For more resources about LGBTI Health, please click here.