Located in El Salvador, COMCAVIS TRANS was initially founded in 2008 as a support group for HIV-positive trans women. Its goal was to promote information sharing and mutual care among peers. Starting in 2011, it became a legally accredited non-governmental, apolitical, non-religious, and non-profit organization that seeks to represent, defend, and promote the human rights and interests of trans women, so as to further their development and advance the respect of their basic human dignity.

ACTIONS

COMCAVIS TRANS sits on the Permanent Roundtable for a Gender Identity Law in El Salvador, which, as its name suggests, advocates for the adoption of a gender identity law in El Salvador.

 

COMCAVIS TRANS has participated in thematic hearings before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, DC, focusing in particular on the human rights situation of LGBTI people in El Salvador and the high rates of forced migration among trans women due to endemic hate, violence, and exclusion.

Located in El Salvador, COMCAVIS TRANS was initially founded in 2008 as a support group for HIV-positive trans women. Its goal was to promote information sharing and mutual care among peers. Starting in 2011, it became a legally accredited non-governmental, apolitical, non-religious, and non-profit organization that seeks to represent, defend, and promote the human rights and interests of trans women, so as to further their development and advance the respect of their basic human dignity.

ACTIONS

COMCAVIS TRANS sits on the Permanent Roundtable for a Gender Identity Law in El Salvador, which, as its name suggests, advocates for the adoption of a gender identity law in El Salvador.

 

COMCAVIS TRANS has participated in thematic hearings before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, DC, focusing in particular on the human rights situation of LGBTI people in El Salvador and the high rates of forced migration among trans women due to endemic hate, violence, and exclusion.

Over

23

LGBTI people have been killed in

El Salvador

between 2014 and 2019

REPORTS OF VIOLENCE IN EL SALVADOR