Mexico, Nov. 14 (Notimex) .- "Citlalli has three grandmothers", is a tale whose story, which will be presented in the 37th edition of the International Book Fair for Children and Young People (FILIJ, for its acronym in Spanish), addresses the issue of transgender people; in addition, the exhibition "Friends from other sides", in favor of migrants and refugees continues in force.
The National Council to Prevent Discrimination (CONAPRED, for its acronym in Spanish) said in a statement that the presentation of the story on Tuesday will have the participation of the author Susana Jácome, as well as the president of the agency, Alexandra Haas, and the general director of Bonding, Culture and Education of the Conapred, Tania Ramírez.
The exhibition "Friends from other sides", undertaken jointly by the agency with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Human Rights Commission of the Federal District, which also appears at the FILIJ, shows drawings of infants that represent the ways in which discrimination affects the lives of refugees.
The works presented in the Bicentennial Park, in the Azcapotzalco area, added in the October edition of this year 294 drawings from 25 states of the country and reflect solidarity and understanding towards those who migrate from their places of origin, due to violence, the persecution and violation of their human rights.
The organism recalled that this year, the FILIJ is dedicated to the victims of the earthquakes last September, as well as to sensitize children and young people around the phenomenon of migration.