Immigration, Integration and Asylum

  • Protecting the rights of LGBTI asylum seekers: new guidelines published by ILGA-Europe

    [Brussels, 10 October 2014] ILGA-Europe, the European region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association, launched a new publication package on the protection of the rights of LGBTI asylum seekers in the EU.
    The first publication "Laying the ground for LGBTI sensitive asylum decision-making in Europe: transposition of the recast asylum procedures Directive and of the recast reception Directive" provides guidelines to decision makers for the general (...) Read more

  • Protecting the human rights of migrants and asylum seekers in the EU

    The human rights of the EU’s migrants and asylum seekers, an increasing proportion of whom are women, have been a case of particular concern for the EWL.
    Asylum has been a key area of EWL work since 2001 as women’s experience of political activities and persecution may differ from those of men. The concept of both politics and persecution have historically been interpreted by States through a framework of male experience, thus often excluding women’s political opinions on gender roles as well (...) Read more

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