10 January 2014

Thematic Focus: Gender Issues


Due Diligence for Women's Human Rights: Transgressing Conventional Lines (openDemocracy, Dec. 2013) [text]

"From Asylum to VAWA: How U.S. Immigration Laws can Protect Victims of Domestic Violence," Elon Law Review, vol. 5, no. 2 (2013) [full-text]

Pro Se Manual: Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Convention against Torture Protection for Survivors of Domestic Violence (CGRS, Dec. 2013) [access]

Protecting the Persecuted: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Refugee Claims (Winston Churchill Memorial Trust of Australia, Aug. 2013) [text via Academia.edu]

"Queer Evidence: The Peculiar Evidentiary Burden Faced by Asylum Applicants with Cases Based on Sexual Orientation and Identity," Elon Law Review, vol. 5, no. 2 (2013) [full-text]

Sexual and Gender Based Violence: What is the World Bank Doing, and What Have We Learned? A Strategic Review (World Bank, Nov. 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

Web site:

Center for Gender & Refugee Studies [access]
- CGRS recently re-launched its web site with a new look and improved navigation.

Related posts:
Seminar Series (note the two that focus on LGBT issues)
Thematic Focus: Gender Issues (5 Dec. 2013)

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