07 November 2013

Thematic Focus: Gender/Sexual Orientation Issues

"Claiming Asylum on the Basis of Your Sexuality: The Views of Lesbians in the UK," The Researcher, vol. 8, no. 2 (Oct. 2013) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 17.

"Credibility Assessments as 'Normative Leakage': Asylum Applications, Gender and Class," Social Inclusion, vol. 1, no. 2 (2013) [open access text]

EU Court Ruling a Setback for Refugees (Amnesty International, Nov. 2013) [text]
- Comment re. ruling in X, Y and Z v Minister voor Immigratie, Integratie en Asiel; see also related BBC News article.

'Hearing the Right Gaps': Enabling and Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence within the UK Asylum Process, Research Paper no. 2013/36 (Edinburgh School of Law, Oct. 2013) [text via SSRN]

"Legal and Medical Bases for Granting Asylum in the USA to Women with Female Genital Mutilation: A Systematic Review," The Lancet, vol. 381 (Oct. 2013) [free full-text, with registration]

Missing the Mark: Decision Making on Lesbian, Gay (Bisexual, Trans and Intersex) Asylum Claims (UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group, Sept. 2013) [text]
- See also related Free Movement blog post.

Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence in Conflict: Next Steps in a Global Struggle, Washington, DC, 21 Oct. 2013 [info]
- Follow link for transcript and audio; see also this event summary.

Violence against Women and Girls in Humanitarian Emergencies: CHASE Briefing Paper (DFID, Oct. 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

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