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THE SCREENING OF “THE RIGHT TO A HAPPY LIFE” TOOK PLACE

25 January, 2020

On January 24, 2020, the film entitled "The Right to a Happy Life" was screened at the office of New Generation Humanitarian NGO. The event was attended by community representatives, supporters and allies, human rights activists.

The film was made by New Generation Humanitarian NGO in the framework of Right to Health project which was financed by the Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM), from the funds of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

"The Right to a Happy Life" tells the story of a transgender woman, Monica, who she is, when she realized that she is different, how her relatives related the issue. Monica speaks of being discriminated against, rejected, and subjected to constant violence. She hopes that her struggle for equality will one day win, and that society will have to reconcile itself with the idea that trans* people are also part of society, full members of it, and have the right to work, to start family, and to be happy.

Monica talks about her intentions of hormone therapy and a Gender Affirming Procedures.

Human rights defenders, a lawyer and sexuality expert also spoke at the film and presented the issue in terms of their profession.

The film was watched in a warm atmosphere, people shared their views on the film and the issue discussed during the film, discussed the topic and expressed their solidarity to the trans* community.