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The measures we are demanding through the Protection Gap campaign are already in international protocols for women experiencing sexual violence as crimes in Europe, or as a weapon of war. This means the government is perpetuating double standards. Women seeking asylum continue to be missed out. The key reason that women are refused asylum is because they are not believed. Putting each of these measures in place would help women gain a more accurate credibility assessment for their asylum decisions. Our briefing paper Double Standards facing women seeking asylum in Europe provides the detailed rationale behind the Protection Gap campaign.
The previous Women’s Asylum Charter campaigns have all been successful in getting improvements in the rights of women seeking asylum.