[16days_discussion] 16 Days of Activism: Day 10

16 Days Campaign 16days at cwgl.rutgers.edu
Thu Dec 4 16:56:49 EST 2008

_*Highlighting 16 Defenders for 16 Days: Day 10*_
*Anaraa Nyamdorj*
Coalition of LGBT Rights Activists
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
LGBT Activist in Mongolia

Anaraa Nyamdorj is one of the few activists who have been working for 
the rights of the LGBT community in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, where 
persecution and violence against them is widespread. Anaraa has worked 
with a range of governmental, non-governmental and intergovernmental 
organizations on the promotion of LGBT rights. Most recently, she 
co-wrote a shadow report on “The Status of Lesbian and Bisexual Women 
and Transgendered Persons in Mongolia” for the 42nd session of the 
United Nations’ CEDAW Committee. Anaraa is a member of the Coalition of 
LGBT Rights Activists, an informal network of concerned people committed 
to raising awareness and facilitating legislative change to protect the 
rights of LGBT people in Mongolia. She is also a member of Human Rights 
Watch’s LGBT Advisory Council.


The CWGL Staff
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign
Center for Women's Global Leadership
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
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