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  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence


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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Applying for Asylum Based on Gender Identity Persecution

General Material

Gender identity persecution occurs when someone is harmed because of their gender identity or expression. Persecution can include threats, attacks, beatings, sexual assault and abuse, mental abuse, and severe economic harm. This guide offers information for immigrant survivors who have experienced gender identity persecution on how to apply for asylum.