On October 29-30, 2018 LIFE-7 offsite Information Platform meeting was held within the framework of Right to Health project. This time the information platform was held for beginner MSM activists.
The goal of LIFE-7 offsite Information Platform is the awareness-raising and capacity building of Trans community representatives on the topics of Sexuality and Right to Health, enhancing their legal consciousness, acquainting them with the domestic and international human rights protection mechanisms as well as promoting the involvement of the community in the bodies of National Response to HIV.
On the first day of the Information Platform, Sexuality expert Alik Ustyan presented the ‘Sexuality’ topic. The participants welcomed the topic with great excitement, lots of questions were asked, which got their precise answer from the Expert.
On the second day of the Information Platform, NGNGO lawyer, legal barriers overcoming specialist of the Right to Health project, Anahit Mkrtchyan introduced the topic of the Right to Health to the participants: she spoke about the state-guaranteed free medical care and service, also the RA healthcare workers’ low level of legal consciousness and of medical knowledge on LGBT+ related issues, their discriminatory attitude and prevention mechanisms of such manifestations of discrimination were discussed within the framework of the topic.
The entire meeting included interesting video-screenings and practical activities, exchange of thoughts, questions and answers, due to which the training reached its practical goals.
At the end of LIFE-7 Information Platform the participants were awarded with certificates of attendance.
“Right to Health” project is implemented by New Generation Humanitarian NGO with the financial support of the Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) from the funds of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.