Wannapong (Nhuun) Yodmuang
Representative of the Trans Steering Committee for Asia
Elected at the ILGA Asia Conference, Seoul, August 2019
Wannapong (Nhuun) Yodmuang (she/her) received her law degree from Thammasat University. She used to work as the Human Rights Researcher at Manushya Foundation as well as the National Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme’s Being LGBTI in Asia where she conducted several research projects that aimed to assess the effectiveness of Thai laws and policies and its compliance with International Human Rights Standards. The research projects were related to particular issues such as legal gender recognition and employment discrimination against trans individuals.
She was also the Human Rights Case Management and Policy Advocacy Officer at the Rainbow Sky Association of Thailand, advocating for the rights of LGBTIQ community members by engaging with national legislation and UN Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms.
Organisation: Asia Pacific Transgender Network (Thailand)