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Unequal in Exile: Gender Equality, Sexual Identity and Refugee Status

Dale Buscher, senior director for programs, has an article in the Amsterdam Law Journal. The international humanitarian community is tasked with protecting the most vulnerable populations, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and intersex (LGBTI) refugees. While international law protects these rights in theory, in practice they are often not met and flagrantly disregarded by many refugee-hosting governments. Having fled persecution in their home countries, many then face other—often equally serious—risks in the countries where they are trying to resettle. Read the article.