05 August 2014

Thematic Focus: Gender Issues


"El derecho de asilo por motivos de orientación sexual e identidad de género = The Right to Asylum on the Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity," Revista de Derecho Político, no. 89 (2014) [open access]

From ABC to DSSH: How to Prove That You Are a Gay Refugee? (Free Movement, July 2014) [text]

LGBTI Asylum Seekers: Discord between the European Courts? (EDAL, July 2014) [text]

"Taking it Personally: Delimiting Gender-based Refugee Claims Using the Complementary Protection Provision in Canada," Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, vol. 26, no. 2 (Forthcoming, 2014) [eprint via SSRN]

UNHCR Welcomes Entry into Force of the Istanbul Convention and Encourages Worldwide Accession (UNHCR, July 2014) [text]
- See also related Migrants' Rights Network article, which includes links to press releases issued by other organizations and ratification information.

X, Y and Z: The "A, B, C" of Claims Based on Sexual Orientation and/or Gender Identity? (UNHCR, June 2014) [text]
- Paper presented at Expert Roundtable on Asylum Claims Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity or Expression, Brussels, 27 June 2014.

Web resource:

Female Genital Mutilation: Grounds for Seeking Asylum (Fahamu Refugee Programme) [access]
- New page launched to support legal aid providers.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Gender Issues (26 June 2014)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

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