Gender, gender identity and sexual orientation
THIS MODULE IS AVAILABLE FOR TRANSLATION. HOWEVER THIS MODULE WILL BE SUBSTITUTED BY 3 MODULES: APPLICANTS WITH DIVERSE SOGIESC (AVAILABLE SOON), VICTIMS OF GENDER BASED VIOLENCE (AVAILABLE SOON) AND MANAGING CASES OF APPLICANTS WITH DIVERSE SOGIESC (AVAILABLE END 2024).
20-25h online learning
2 days face-to-face
English, Polish, Slovak, Finnish, Russian, French, Slovene, Turkish, Spanish & German
Version 1.1 (2015)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS & PREREQUISITES
The aim of this module is to provide a practical approach on how to best conduct an interview that supports the disclosure of issues relating to gender identity and sexual orientation.
This module provides an overview of norms relating to gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, and explores how these norms influence case officers and applicants when cases are assessed for international protection. It addresses human rights violations related to gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, and the legal framework to enable practitioners to conduct an evidence assessment that properly considers the particularities of claims involving gender, gender identity and sexual orientation.
Identify gender, gender identity and sexual orientation factors when a claim for international protection is processed
Explain how experiences relating to and attitudes toward gender, gender identity and sexual orientation influence the way claims for international protection are processed
Apply an appropriate approach to gender, gender identity and sexual orientation when a claim for international protection is processed
This module is delivered through a blended learning methodology (online and face-to-face). Online learning contains learning activities that assess progress toward the learning outcomes, and face-to-face sessions focus on complex elements that require discussion.
In 2023, this module will be upgraded as part of the restructuring of the European Asylum Curriculum.