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Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre

The Refugee Documentation Centre (RDC) is an independent library and research service which is provided under the aegis of the Irish Legal Aid Board. The RDC provides services primarily, though not exclusively, to Irish governmental organisations involved in the asylum process and to private legal practitioners associated with these organisations. Members of the public and other agencies may use the RDC to conduct their own research.  Website: www.legalaidboard.ie
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Somalia: Are the Al Shabab still threatening people who may be involved in the selling of cigarettes / alcohol? Do they carry out stoning on individuals suspected of committing adultery?

19 July 2013 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Mali: Information on FGM including its legal status. Information on societal pressures to have female children circumcised. Information on whether there are options available to parents against this procedure, for example, from NGOs.

19 March 2013 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Mali - Researched and compiled by the Refugee Documentation Centre of Ireland on 19 March 2013 Information on FGM including its legal status. Information on societal pressures to have female children circumcised. Information on whether there are options available to parents against this procedure, for example, from NGOs.

19 March 2013 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Iran: Information on the penalty under Iranian law for fornication between a single man and a married woman? Is this law widely implemented? Are there any reported convictions?

11 September 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Benin: How widespread is Voodoo in Benin?

10 September 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Information on FGM in Nigeria

21 August 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Palestine: Information on the treatment of women in Palestine, specifically Gaza, including honour based violence. Treatment of those outside of a traditional Muslim community, for example, a single mother.

18 May 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

The Researcher, April 2012

April 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Ethiopia: 1. Polygamous marriages are recognised in Ethiopia. 2. If traditional marriages are recognised in Ethiopia (without the need for a civil ceremony or registration process). 3. Whether a Talaq pronounced by a wife in an adjoining country (Kenya) would be recognised in Ethiopia

29 August 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Any reports on the conflict in the Kusase Bakwe area between the Kusasi and Mamprusi tribes over chieftaincy and land in 2010/2011

10 August 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

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