Who we are

The IRGT, a Global Network of Transgender Women and HIV, works with trans organizations, communities, and advocates around the world. Our members are transgender advocates with extensive experience in different world regions, including Africa, India, South America, North America, Asia, and Europe. Our members have a wide range of skills, knowledge, and experience, including HIV, human rights, high-level advocacy, strategic planning, and programming and service delivery for transgender communities.

Our Vision

A world of vibrant, healthy, and empowered trans women.

Our Mission

Advocate for trans women’s issues in the international HIV response while promoting trans women’s health and human rights.

Our Values

Other values that came out of the retreat and should be used as a reminder of what the group holds important are:

  • Integrity

  • Safety

  • Accountability

  • Respect

  • Diversity