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The training on “Media and LGBTI rights” was held

The monthly meeting of "The journalists’ club for human rights” of the National Human Rights Commission was held on October 5, 2018. During the meeting, Altangerel Ch., Director of Secretariat of the NHRC, made a briefing on some human rights issues, and Baldangombo A., Legal Programme Manager of the LGBT Centre conducted a training on "Media and LGBTI rights" for journalists and responded to questions about sexual minority issues raised by journalists.

The LGBT Centre is established in 2007 and officially started its operation in 2009. The Centre is dedicated to social change and its representative is a member of the Ex-Officio Board of the NHRC.

The LGBT Centre gave an in-depth explanation of certain terms to journalists, such as "sexual orientation”, which is the natural feeling of a person to be attracted to someone in romantic, emotional and sexual ways and "gender identity”, which is definedas a personal conception of oneself as male or female. He further provided information on how media perception towards LGBT people and its roles and responsibilities reflect in implementation of the rights of sexual minority. Baldangombo also gave journalists some tips concerning the production and development of articles and TV programs on human rights of LGBTI people.