Women asylum seekers may have unique issues such as forced marriages, domestic/sexual violence, discriminatory practices, bodily harm traditions, honor killings, etc.
- Center for Gender and Refugee Studies -
Supports women, children and LGBT asylum seekers. Search case outcomes database as they pertain to gender issues. Also have litigation support materials, but need to fill out a form to receive the actual document.
- Center for Reproductive Rights
Also has info on domestic violence and human rights of women. Try searching by country.
- Global Database Violence Against Women
U.N. database pulls together laws, policies, reports, statistics, initiatives, and more arranged by country.
- The Rape Report
Info on laws, access to justice, marital rape, and discusses how laws are failing women worldwide.
- Women's Refugee Commission
Resources on reproductive rights, gender-based violence, other rights.
- Gender Watch (Georgetown Only)
Publication database with focus on gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Some unique sources not available elsewhere.
- Tahirih Justice Center
- U.S. State Dept Trafficking in Persons Report
Provides a country by country summary of the trafficking situation, prosecution, and protection information.