Fund LGBTIQ refugees to attend Queer Displacements conference

A story of asylum is expert knowledge.

LGBTIQ people seeking asylum and people from refugee backgrounds are the best experts to identify the issues and solutions needed to ensure justice, inclusivity, and equality for all. 

Be the one who enables the participation of LGBTIQ refugees in the inaugural conference exclusively dedicated to the issues of LGBTIQ forced displacement. 

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Queer Displacements: Sexuality, Migration and Exile

The first of its kind Australian conference solely dedicated to the issues of LGBTIQ refugees.

14-15 November 2019

The Australian National University, Canberra Australia

Questions of sexuality and refugee or migration status remain on the margins of queer and refugee movements, policy and support services.

The first of its kind in Australia, this conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners and LGBTIQ+ people seeking asylum and refugees to discuss pertinent issues of queer forced displacement and foster dialogue between official and unofficial groups invested in research and practice for coordinated solutions and better support of affected populations.

 

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CEDAW Shadow Report: LGBTI Asylum-Seeking & Refugee Women

This report is a submission by the Queer Sisterhood Project to the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (“the CEDAW Committee” or the “Committee”) on the occasion of its consideration of the State of Australia’s implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) at the 70th session taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, 2-20th July 2018.

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