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Dominica: Information on organizations that provide assistance to victims of violence, including sexual assault and domestic violence, on any legislation offering protection to abused women, and on whether any demonstrations for women's rights took place in Dominica in 3 March 1990

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 October 1994
Citation / Document Symbol DMA18570.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Dominica: Information on organizations that provide assistance to victims of violence, including sexual assault and domestic violence, on any legislation offering protection to abused women, and on whether any demonstrations for women's rights took place in Dominica in 3 March 1990, 1 October 1994, DMA18570.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac1534.html [accessed 12 July 2014]
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For information on organizations that assist victims of sexual and domestic violence, and a list of laws offering protection to abused women, please refer to Responses to Information Requests DMA17694.E of 10 June 1994 and DMA17013.E of 18 April 1994. These responses are available at your Regional Documentation Centre.

Sources in Dominica have been contacted to obtain copies of the above-mentioned laws and information on whether any demonstrations for women's rights took place in Dominica on 3 March 1990. Any information received will be immediately forwarded to you.

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. Please find attached the list of additional sources consulted in researching this information request.

Additional Sources Consulted

On-line searches in the NEXIS and Human Rights Internet (HRI) database.

Copyright notice: This document is published with the permission of the copyright holder and producer Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). The original version of this document may be found on the offical website of the IRB at http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/. Documents earlier than 2003 may be found only on Refworld.

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