Forced Migration Review 42 on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Protection of Forced Migrants Now Online

29 April, 2013

Forced Migration Review issue 42, on ‘Sexual orientation and gender identity and the protection of forced migrants’, is now online at

Around the world, people face abuse, arbitrary arrest, extortion, violence, severe discrimination and lack of official protection because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. This latest issue of FMR includes 26 articles on the abuse of rights of forced migrants who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex. Authors discuss both the challenges faced and examples of good practice in securing protection for LGBTI forced migrants.

FMR 42 will also be available in print in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.

The next issue of FMR, focusing on ‘Fragile states’, is due out in May.