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Portugal: Update to Response to Information Request PRT16951.E of 28 March 1994 on domestic violence, and the state protection available to women who are victims of domestic violence

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 July 1997
Citation / Document Symbol PRT27305.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Portugal: Update to Response to Information Request PRT16951.E of 28 March 1994 on domestic violence, and the state protection available to women who are victims of domestic violence, 1 July 1997, PRT27305.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ad1d20.html [accessed 21 August 2014]
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For information on domestic violence in Portugal, please consult the third-to-last paragraph of page 1068 of Country Reports 1996, which is available at Regional Documentation Centres. Additional information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

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 below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Additional Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Report. Yearly.

DIRB country file on Portugal.

DIRB databases.

WEP International News [Rotterdam]. Quarterly.

WIN News [Lexington, Mass.]. Quarterly.

The Women's Watch [Minneapolis]. Irregular publication.

On-line search of media sources.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact oral sources.

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