Title Guidelines on International Protection No. 9: Claims to Refugee Status based on Sexual Orientation and/or Gender Identity within the context of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or its 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees
Publisher UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Publication Date 23 October 2012
Topics Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) | Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity
Citation / Document Symbol HCR/GIP/12/01
Other Languages / Attachments Dutch - Richtsnoeren inzake internationale bescherming Nr 9 (paras. 57 en 62-66) | French - Principes directeurs sur la protection internationale N ° 9 | Greek | Italian- Linee Guida In Materia Di Protezione Internazionale N.9 | Japanese | Portuguese - Orientações sobre a protecção Não. Internacional 9 | Russian | Spanish- Directrices Sobre Protección Internacional No. 9
Cite as UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Guidelines on International Protection No. 9: Claims to Refugee Status based on Sexual Orientation and/or Gender Identity within the context of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or its 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees, 23 October 2012, HCR/GIP/12/01, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/50348afc2.html [accessed 26 October 2014]
Comments These Guidelines replace the UNHCR Guidance Note on Refugee Claims Relating to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (2008) & complements UNHCR's Handbook and Guidelines on Procedures and Criteria for Determining Refugee Status under the 1951 Convention and the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees