APCOM launches four country reports examining LGBTQI Economic Inclusion in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos and the Philippines

By October 19, 2020 December 8th, 2020 Learning, Newsroom

Meet APCOM Experts  

Phongnarin “Nont” Sukcham (she/her/hers)

SOGIESC Rights Assistant

Nont joined APCOM in June 2020 as SOGIESC rights assistant, supporting in coordinating regional and country-level discussions and knowledge sharing on SOGIESC human rights issues, decriminalization of homosexuality and homosexual acts, as well as marriage equality. Prior to joining APCOM, Nont was working for an international development agency and has been involved with global civil society and community development in Japan and Thailand, supporting cross-cultural communication, also empowerment training in multicultural society.

What do you like most about working on LGBTQI inclusion?  

Working on LGBTQI+ Diversity and Inclusion is not only helping people. As a trans woman who works for the community, this work also helps me to add value to myself by learning new things, as a contribution to a better society.

What do you like about working in APCOM?  

Experiencing a diversity of ideas and lively new innovations for our community, especially during COVID-19. This is important for working not only at the regional level, but also for Thai LGBTQI and HIV organizations with a strong heart. That is why I like APCOM.

See how has Nont been working with APCOM during COVID-19?

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