Journal article

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The Consideration of Male Victims of Sexual Violence as a Subset of the Particular Social Group 'Homosexual' in Adjudicating Asylum Claims
in journal: Pace International Law Review

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Release year: 2018
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Christiana Desrosiers

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asylum, LGBTQI, sexual violence, social group
This comment analyzes the difficulties African male victims of sexual violence experience when seeking asylum in homophobic host countries and the lack of attention they receive from international and national governments and organizations. It concludes by demanding that male victims of sexual violence should be considered homosexual when seeking asylum in host countries due to imputed homosexual status.