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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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India: Violence against women, including domestic violence, homelessness, workplace violence; information on legislation, state protection, services, and legal recourse available to women who are victims of violence (2013-April 2015)

15 May 2015 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Inde : information sur la violence faite aux femmes, y compris la violence familiale, le sans-abrisme et la violence au travail; les lois, la protection offerte par l'État, les services et les recours judiciaires à la disposition des femmes qui sont victimes de violence (2013-avril 2015)

15 May 2015 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. What is the definition of domestic violence in Indian law? 2. Can men, by definition, be subjected to domestic violence, and therefore claim protection though the legal system from domestic violence? 3. What does country information indicate about the prevalence of domestic violence against men in India? 4. Is there information that raises the issue of discrimination against Indian men who have brought shame upon their wives' families? 5. What country information is available concerning false dowry cases being brought against husbands or men in India? 6. Does the information provide the motivation behind such cases: e.g. revenge, retribution, an illegal means of making money? 7. Does the information indicate that a man subjected to serious harm by his wife's family would be unable to seek redress against the perpetrators of the harm he fears through the Indian police and legal system? 8. Does country information indicate that a man who has had a false dowry case brought against him would be unable to seek redress against the perpetrators of the harm he fears through the Indian police and legal system? 9. Is there information available that people would not be able to obtain police protection if they are poor and cannot bribe police?

12 November 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. What is the current situation in regard to Indian women who are subjected to domestic violence? 2. How effective is The Domestic Violence Act passed in October 2006? 3. Anything else of relevance?

20 March 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: Whether women experience difficulties, including abuse, from their husbands and/or family due to their inability to bear children (from January 1998)

1 May 1998 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

India: Information on forced marriage among Sikhs and whether Sikhism favours this practice

1 August 1994 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

India: Information on women's groups that operate in India, and whether there are any organizations that help women who have been victims of or threatened with rape or sexual abuse

1 July 1993 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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