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Something to Celebrate

Monica Shahi made history as the first transgender person in Nepal to receive a passport recognizing her gender identity as unconnected to her biological sex. This is her story.

UNDP HHD
By UNDP HHD
Footnotes: “Something to Celebrate” was produced by Bathsheba Okwenje, Communications Consultant, UNDP; Bharat Man Shrestha, Human Rights and Law Officer, UNDP Nepal. Photographs by GMB Akash: www.gmb-akash.com

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