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Suriname: Information on domestic violence, including a copy of any existing legislation, police and societal attitudes and recourse available to abused spouses

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 16 June 2003
Citation / Document Symbol SUR41239.E
Reference 2
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Suriname: Information on domestic violence, including a copy of any existing legislation, police and societal attitudes and recourse available to abused spouses, 16 June 2003, SUR41239.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3f7d4e201c.html [accessed 20 December 2014]
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Information beyond that provided in Country Reports 2002, available electronically and through Regional Documentation Centres, could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

Please note that Section 5 of Country Reports

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate 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.

Reference

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2002. 31 March 2003. "Suriname." United States Department of State, Washignton, DC. [Accessed 10 June 2003]

Additional Sources Consulted

IRB Databases

Latin American Regional Reports: Caribbean Report [London]. 2000-2003

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. 2000-2003

Internet sites and search engines, including:

Amnesty International

Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action (CAFRA)

CEDAW

Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)

Human Rights Watch

ISIS Internacional, Santiago

Red de Mujeres Afrolatinoamericanas y Afrocaribeñas

Red de Salud de las Mujeres Latinoamericanas y del Caribe, RSMLAC

UNIFEM

United Nations Population Fund

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