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Query responses are replies to focused queries or requests for Information that are submitted in the course of the refugee status determination process.
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Ghana: 1. Is there any information on the village of Sefwi Bekwai? 2. How prevalent is female circumcision in Ghana? 3. Please provide any relevant information on this practice. 4. Is there a Muslim population in Ghana? Where is this population geographically located? 5. Is there any information on arranged marriages between Muslim men and young non Muslim women from remote or rural areas of Ghana? 6. What protection would be available to women if they complain to state authorities about forced marriage and forced circumcision? 7. What is the level of corruption in the police? 8. What is the level of corruption in the judicial system? 9. Is it feasible for a young girl to relocate to Accra or any large town area without the support of family members? 10. Are there any services available to assist young women in these circumstances?

3 May 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Forced marriages; prevalence of such marriages; whether a woman can refuse such a marriage, and the consequences of the refusal; available state protection and redress (2004-2006)

24 October 2006 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: The Asona clan, including languages, geographical locations and whether men are forced to marry their uncle's daughter, age of marriage, reasons for marriage, consequences of refusal and state protection available (2003-2005)

27 May 2005 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: The Asona clan, including languages, geographical locations and whether men are forced to marry their uncle's daughter, age of marriage, reasons for marriage, consequences of refusal and state protection available (2003-2005)

27 May 2005 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Update to GHA35667.E of 6 November 2000 on the treatment of women, including domestic violence, forced or arranged marriages, and divorce procedures; state protection available to victims; non-governmental organizations that assist women (2001-February 2004)

25 February 2004 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Treatment of women including domestic violence, forced/arranged marriages, divorce procedures; non-governmental organizations which assist women

6 November 2000 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Update to GHA28582.E of February 1998 on forced marriage, including whether it occurs in urban areas such as Kumasi; in Christian families and availability of state protection

12 September 2000 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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