Photo: Rey Perez Asis is a Programme Coordinator for Advocacy and Campaigns at the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) from The Philippines. Photo: Courtesy of Rey Perez Asis via UN Women Asia Pacific

This pride month, Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants‘ Program Coordinator for Advocacy and Campaigns, Rey Asis, discussed the significant challenges confronting LGBTIQ+ migrants, who are often marginalized and treated as second-class citizens in an interview from UN Women Asia and the Pacific.

Rey drew attention to the pervasive discrimination and lack of legal protections faced by LGBTQIA+ migrants throughout their migration journey. He also emphasized the urgent need for inclusive policies that recognize and uphold the human rights of all migrant workers.

You can read Rey’s interview on the UN Women website below: