Dominican Republic: Information on the Federación Nacional de Liberación Feminists, including whether this group is involved with poor or Haitian women and whether members of this group have suffered abuses at the hands of state authorities
|Publisher||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 November 1996|
|Citation / Document Symbol||DOM24851.E|
|Cite as||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Dominican Republic: Information on the Federación Nacional de Liberación Feminists, including whether this group is involved with poor or Haitian women and whether members of this group have suffered abuses at the hands of state authorities, 1 November 1996, DOM24851.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac7e1c.html [accessed 19 May 2013]|
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Information on the above-mentioned topics could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.
Please find attached a translation of 23 October 1996 facsimile received by the DIRB from the Moviementos de Mujeres Dominico-Haitiana (MUDHA). The document states that the above-mentioned organization is unknown to a number of groups and organizations that work with women and Haitians in the Domincian Republic.
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.
Movimiento de Mujeres Dominico-Haitiana (MLTDHA), Santo Domingo. 23 October 1996. Facsimile received by the DIRB. Translated by Multilingual Services Directorate, Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada.
Movimiento de Mujeres Dominico-Haitiana (NMHA), Santo Domingo. 23 October 1996 Facsimile received by the DIRB. Translated by Multilingual Services Directorate, Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Human Rights Internet. Human Rights Directory: Latin America and the Caribbean. Jan. 1990
Encyclopedia of Women's Associations Worldwide. 1993
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports. 1994-1996
Isis International. Violencia en Contra de la Mujer en America Latina y el Caribe:Directorio de Programas. 1990.
Women's Movements of the World. 1988
On-line search of media sources.
Four sources consulted did not provide information on the requested subject.