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03 Nov 2014 description

As Uganda debates the re-introduction of an Anti-Homosexuality Bill, ORAM publishes a comprehensive Country of Origin Report on the conditions of LGBTI individuals in the country

ORAM has published an extensive report titled "Country of Origin Report: Sexual and Gender Minorities - Uganda." The unique report includes an extensive case law section, analyzing key asylum decisions in Ugandan LGBTI asylum cases from six jurisdictions worldwide.

27 Feb 2014 description

The new Uganda anti-gay law is already triggering spikes in violence against people who are – or appear to be– lesbian, gay, or transgender. This law also threatens to blunt LGBTI refugee protection. ORAM urges all refugee professionals to be conscious of the perils facing LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda and to protect those who must flee the country to save their lives.

18 Jan 2014 description

Contact (English or Français): Josselin Moreau
joe@oraminternational.org +1 (650) 630-9832 (UTC/GMT -8)

Uganda’s President announced today he will sign an anti-homosexuality bill into law…

01 Aug 2013 description
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Part I: Guidance for NGOs, Governments, UNHCR & Program Funders
Part II: Country Findings: South Africa
Part II: Country Findings: Mexico
Part II: Country Findings: Uganda
Part III: A Tri-Country Comparative Analysis: Mexico, South Africa, and Uganda
Parte I: Guía para las ONG, los Gobiernos, ACNUR y Donantes - Spanish version
Parte II: Hallazgos de país: México - Spanish version

In this guide, ORAM offers key recommendations relevant to narrowing the protection gaps plaguing urban SGN16 refugees. Based on our research findings in the disparate protection environments of Uganda, South Africa and Mexico, as well as on ORAM’s extensive work with this population in other locations, these recommendations include:

  • Training agencies, protection officers, RSD staff, and NGOs which provide refugee assistance (e.g., information on SOGI claims and sensitive interviewing techniques);