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Upscaling professionals to be more responsive to LGBTIQ+ refugees’ needs

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Dulwich Library

Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Ln, London SE22 8NB

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This free CPD accredited face-to-face training aims to increase knowledge and skills of professionals, ultimately building their capacity to better respond to the needs of LGBTIQ+ refugees.

It will include:

  • legal frameworks to understand refugee protection & why LGBTIQ+ people may need international protection;
  • introduction to SOGI Claims procedures (UK);
  • understanding of challenges relating to specific SOGI Claims
  • understanding the importance of support offered by and for LGBTIQ+ refugees / migrants

For who?

The introductive training is for professionals and volunteers who may come into contact with LGBTIQ+ refugees and migrants in their work capacity. Please note that it does not target professionals with high levels of expertise on these topics.

When?

Thursday, 10th of May 2018

10AM to 5PM

Who are the trainers?

Aderonke Apata – Human Rights Activist, Feminist, LGBT Equality Advocate and LGBTI asylum campaigner for LGBTI people seeking asylum in the UK; whom herself got granted asylum after a 13-year battle.

Rosa Heimer – Equalities Projects Coordinator @ IARS

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