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Tu Anh Hoang

2017 Fellow

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Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population Vietnam

Dr. Hoang Tu Anh (MD) is both founding member and Director of the Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population (CCIHP). She works in a number of research, training and intervention programs on gender, sexuality and HIV. She has extensive experience working with disadvantaged groups such as adolescents, gender-based violence survivors and perpetrators, people living with HIV and sexual minorities using a participatory and rights-based approach in Vietnam and in the region. Much of her effort is in building research and dissemination capacity in Vietnam and transforming research into effective advocacy and interventions. She is the former chair of the Vietnam Sexual Rights Alliance, faculty member of the SouthEast Asia Consortium on Gender, Sexuality and Health and member of the Board of Directors of the Asia-Pacific Research and Resource Center for Women (ARROW). Her current interests are civil society movements and gender-based violence toward married women and LGBT people using symbolic violence, heteronormativity and panopticon framework.