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Advancing transgender health care

Communities in Latin America and Caribbean speak up to combat stigma The project “has presented a vision about how to support transgender women in the future—about making policies and decisions about them.” April 2015—Estefania Hernandez and Nairobi Castillo know to expect the worst when they visit a medical clinic. As members of the transgender community [...]

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About Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic (DR) has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean over the past 25 years. Over the last two years, the share of Dominicans living in poverty (about 152 Dominican pesos a day) has also substantially declined from 36.4 percent in 2014 to 30.5 percent in 2016, [...]