Current migration situation in the EU: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex asylum seekers

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Publication Date March 2017
ISBN 978-92-9491-728-7
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This report reviews how asylum claims based on sexual orientation and gender identity are assessed and analyses the existence of specific reception measures for LGBTI persons.

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Lesbianm gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) persons may have special reception needs and/or grounds for international protection that are related to distinct vulnerabilities. Member State authorities need to establish whether or not this is the case using adequate, effective and fundamental rights-compliant ways to ensure appropriate reception and protection conditions for LGBTI persons.

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