Right to Work: State Obligations to Protect Transgender Sex Workers in Thailand and the Philippines


This research paper aims at addressing the issues of transgender persons in sex industry with major focus on states policies and lack of State’s protection of transgender sex workers in Thailand and in the Philippines. The author argues that considering the complexity of transgender identity and sex industry, States must ensure the rights of transgender persons through comprehensive reviews protection, anti-discrimination policies and inclusion of transgender persons in policy-making process.

By: Jing-Jie Chen

Published on February 18, 2021

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