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RRT Case No. 1301911

31 July 2013 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Cumulative grounds of persecution - Social group persecution - Women's rights - Women-at-risk | Countries: Australia - India

RRT Case No. 1203475

25 July 2013 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Non-state agents of persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Shia - Social group persecution - Women's rights | Countries: Australia - Pakistan

Malaysia: 1. What are the attitudes towards domestic violence (DV) by the Government of Malaysia? 2. What (if any) women's refuges exist for victims of DV? 3. What assistance might a woman expect from police with respect to death threats by her husband and son?

12 June 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Zimbabwe: 1. Please provide information on the situation for young women living alone, particularly in Harare. 2. To what extent do the authorities provide protection to young women living alone, particularly in Harare?

27 March 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Zimbabwe: 1. Please provide information on the situation for young women living alone, particularly in Harare. 2. To what extent do the authorities provide protection to young women living alone, particularly in Harare?

27 March 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Pakistan: 1. Please provide information on the general level of crime in Faisalabad. 2. To what extent do authorities provide protection against such criminal activity? 3. Please provide information on the situation for older women living alone in Faisalabad (including in relation to their ability to maintain a household and whether there are any reports of such people being targeted for criminal activity). 4. What support or protection is available to older women living alone, particularly in Faisalabad? 5. To what extent has the Taliban been active in Faisalabad? 6. What steps have the Pakistani authorities taken to address such activity?

23 March 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Gender Guidelines

March 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

Lebanon: 1. In what circumstances, if any, are Lebanese women who have been divorced by their husbands ostracised by their communities? 2. Are conservative Muslim women expected to remain in violent relationships in Lebanon? 3. Do Muslim women who experience domestic violence in Lebanon receive state protection?

4 November 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Are there recent reports of women being extorted and harmed as a result of dowry disputes in Punjab? 2. If so, what level of state protection is available to women facing this kind of violence from their husbands and their husbands' families either in the Punjab or elsewhere in India? 3. Are there any barriers to the internal relocation of women who have experienced this kind of violence? 4. Please provide a map of Punjab showing Jalandhar City, Samana/ Sumana in the Patiala District, Baba Bakala in the Amritsar District and Mani Majra in Chandigarh with an indication of the distances between these places?

17 August 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Bangladesh: 1. Chandanaish/Chittagong District - please obtain a demographic/religious profile for this area. 2. Do reports verify the targeting of Buddhist women and families for kidnapping, conversion and forcible marriage?

25 March 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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