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Course | Summer School

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in International Law

Date
24 July 2019 - 2 August 2019
Location
Wijnhaven
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague

The 4th session of the 'Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in International Law' summer school will take place from 24 July to 2 August 2019.

This summer school focuses on the emergence of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) and intersex issues in different areas of international law, such as human rights law, refugee law and international criminal law. Special attention will be given to important test-cases that have helped achieve some international protection against homophobia and transphobia. Some sessions will also focus on specific regions including Africa and the Middle East.

Themes include: global and regional human rights mechanisms, sexual and gender minorities in refugee law, protection for women and LGBTIs in international law.

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