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Peru: Information on the availability of shelters and support groups for battered women as well as the police reaction or response to complaints of domestic sexual abuse and/or other assault in Lima and elsewhere in Peru

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 February 1995
Citation / Document Symbol PER19905.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Peru: Information on the availability of shelters and support groups for battered women as well as the police reaction or response to complaints of domestic sexual abuse and/or other assault in Lima and elsewhere in Peru, 1 February 1995, PER19905.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab1524.html [accessed 23 August 2014]
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For information on the above-mentioned subject, please consult the following attachments.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Attachments

Problèmes d'amérique latine [Paris]. July-September 1994. No. 14. Narda Henriquez. "L'expérience des femmes des quartiers populaires de Lima," pp. 321-330.

Rhoodie, Eschel M. 1989. Discrimination Against Women: A Global Survey of the Economic, Educational, Social and Political Status of Women. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, pp. 322-343.

Sisterhood Is Global: The International Women's Movement Anthology. 1984. Edited by Robin Morgan. New York: Anchor Books, pp. 546-554.

United Nations. 1991. The World's Women 1970-1990: Trends and Statistics. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.K/8). New York: United Nations, pp. 19-21.

Women, Law and Development - Action for Change. Edited by Margaret A. Schuler. Washington, DC: OEF International. pp. 21-27.

Women's Lives and Public Policy: The International Experience. 1993. Edited by Meredeth Turshen and Briavel Holcomb. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, pp. 99-113.

Additional Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Report. 1993, 1994. New York: Amnesty International.

Andean Newsletter [Lima]. 1993-1995.

Discrimination Against Women. 1989. London: McFarland.

Human Rights Watch. 1993, 1994. Human Rights Watch World Report. New York: Human Rights Watch.

Inter-Church Committee on Human Rights in Latin America (ICCHRLA). Yearly. Annual Reports: General Concerns and Brief Country Reports.

Latin America Update [Washington]. 1995.

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. 1995.

Latin American Newsletters [London]. 1994-1995.

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights (LCHR). 1993, 1994. Critique: Review of the Department of State's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. New York: LCHR.

Making Women Matter. 1990. London: Zed Books.

News From Americas Watch [New York]. 1993-1995.

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Oral sources.

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