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Refugees

David Weissbrodt

in The Human Rights of Non-citizens

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780199547821
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720086 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547821.003.0007
 Refugees

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This chapter begins with discussion of the definition of ‘refugee’ under the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. It then discusses the rights of refugees, protections for refugees, refugee populations around the world, the plight of refugees, and the vulnerability of refugee women and girls.

Keywords: refugee; persecution; 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees; refugee women; refugee girls

Chapter.  13144 words. 

Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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