Myanmar lawyers and activists discuss key sexual orientation and gender identity issues with experts

The ICJ hosted a workshop on “Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law” in Yangon on 14 and 15 May 2016.

The workshop was the first of its kind in Myanmar to bring together such a varied group of people to discuss the topic of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) and international human rights law.

The event drew together a diverse group, including more than 50 lawyers from different parts of Myanmar, along with lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual, inter-sex and queer (LGBTI) activists, members of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission, and regional academics and lawyers and international experts.

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