Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Global Compact for Refugees.

In the past year, we’ve seen a reinvigorated commitment of the world to improve the refugee protection regime. It has manifested itself in the New York Declaration and the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) that are intended to be a paradigm shift in our treatment of refugees.

I have been privileged to be a part of the gender audit team working to ensure that the final text of the Global Compact on Refugees is gender sensitive. Using my personal and professional experience,  I’ve been advocating for the inclusion and recognition of diversity into the GCR. 

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