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Opening Doors: A Global Survey of NGO Attitudes Towards LGBTI Refugees
An investigation into the treatment of LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers NGO workers. The report reveals high levels of discrimination, mainly due to a lack of education and sensitivity training.
Created: 2012
Country USA
Added: 09 October 2013
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Resilience amidst Adversity: Being Gay and African in the New Century
An overview of the contemporary experiences of LGBTI people in Africa, particularly their vulnerable position in most country contexts.
Author: Marian Nell & Janet Shapiro
Created: 2013
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and the Protection of Forced Refugees & Migrants (A Special Edition of Forced Migration Review)
A collection of articles exploring the challenges and issues experienced by LGBTI Refugees & Migrants and refugees in different parts of the world.
Author: Marion Couldrey & Maurice Herson (eds)
Created: 2013
Country England
Added: 09 October 2013
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South Africa – A Home for All? The Need for Hate Crime Legislation
An article on hate crimes in South Africa, particularly against foreign nationals and LGBTI persons, and the need for specific legislation to address this issue.
Author: Juan Nel & Duncan Breen
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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South Africa – A Home for All? The Need for Hate Crimes Legislation to Provide Equal Protection
A presentation on the need for hate crimes legislation in South Africa and how the issue should be approached.
Author: Juan Nel
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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A Dream Deferred: Is the Equality Clause in the South African Constitution’s Bill of Rights (1996) Just a Far-off Hope for LGBTI Asylum Seekers and Refugees?
This report follows the lives of twenty-five LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa and their experiences of homophobia and xenophobia.
Created: 2012
Added: 07 October 2013
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African Lesbians and Gay People – Final Destination South Africa?
The article considers discrimination and violence perpetrated against documented and undocumented LGBTI Refugees & Migrants in South Africa.
Author: Wendy Isaack
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Rainbow Bridges: A Community Guide to Rebuilding the Lives of LGBTI Refugees and Asylees
The research looks at the integration of LGBTI refugees into their new communities and the many difficulties they face.
Created: 2012
Added: 09 October 2013
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The Country We Want to Live In: Policy, Practice, Legislation with Respect to Hate Crimes – a HSRC and ISS Joint Panel Discussion
A paper calls for all-round legal reform to address hate crimes, including the need to widen the definition to include violence against sexual minorities and Refugees & Migrants.
Author: Dr Danny Titus
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Criminal Injustice: Violence against Women in South Africa
The report considers violence against women in South Africa, with special mention of lesbian women, refugee and migrant women, and female sex workers.
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Look Before You Leap: Hate Crime Legislation Reconsidered
A comparison between international trends and definitions of hate crimes, and why legislation prioritising hate crimes is important and necessary in South Africa.
Author: Bill Dixon
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Testing Sexual Orientation: A Scientific and Legal Analysis of Plethysmography in Asylum and Refugee Status Proceedings
This report details the use of phallometry for applications of asylum and refuge. This practice continues to be applied despite evidence that it has no scientific basis and the fact it represents a violation of human rights.
Created: 2010
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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