International Commission of Jurists. “Refugee Status Claims Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity – a Practitioners Guide.” Geneva: International Commission of Jurists, 2016.
- Category: Reports
- Source: NGOs
- Subject: Discretion,Gender non-conforming,Asylum/Refugee,Bisexual,Discrimination,Gay,Gender Identity,Homophobia,Homosexuality,Intersex,Lesbian,LGBTI,UNHCR,Sexual Orientation,Transgender,Violence
- Place: Algeria,Botswana,Cameroon,Congo, Democratic Republic of the,Egypt,Eritrea,Ethiopia,Ghana,Kenya,Libya,Morocco,Nigeria,Rwanda,Senegal,Sierra Leone,Somalia,South Africa,Sudan,Uganda,Zimbabwe
- Year: 2016
- File: 2210-7975_HRD-0088-2016016
This is a practitioners’ guide to claims to refugee status for reasons of sexual orientation and/or gender identity in the context of the refugee definition in Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, as amended by the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees.