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Gabon: The practice of levirate, including the regions in Gabon where this tradition is widespread; the ethnic groups that practise it and the relevant legislation; the consequences for a widow who refuses levirate; recourse and protection available, including police intervention (2013-December 2015)

16 December 2015 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Gabon : information sur la pratique du lévirat, y compris sur les régions du Gabon où cette tradition serait répandue, les groupes ethniques qui la pratiquent et les lois qui s'y rapportent; information sur les conséquences pour une veuve qui refuse de se plier au lévirat, les recours qui sont à sa disposition et la protection qui lui est offerte, y compris l'intervention de la police (2013-décembre 2015)

16 December 2015 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Assistance to survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, particularly orphans, widows and victims of sexual violence

14 December 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Tajikistan's Migrant "Widows"

22 May 2015 | Publisher: Institute for War and Peace Reporting | Document type: Country News

AB (Malawi)

21 April 2015 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Immigration and Protection Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): 1951 Refugee Convention - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Forced marriage - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) - Refugee / Asylum law - Threats / Intimidation - Widowed persons | Countries: Malawi - New Zealand

Widows' eviction highlights need to abolish Tanzania's discriminatory laws, UN experts say

1 April 2015 | Publisher: UN News Service | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: The practice of levirate marriage, including the regions of Cameroon where this tradition is widespread and the ethnic groups that practice it; the consequences if a widow refuses to take part in this practice, recourse and protection available, including police intervention in the cities of Douala and Yaoundé (June 2013-December 2014)

23 December 2014 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Cameroun : information sur la pratique du lévirat, y compris les régions du Cameroun où cette tradition est répandue et les groupes ethniques qui la pratiquent; information sur les conséquences du refus pour une veuve de prendre part à cette pratique, les recours qui sont à sa disposition et la protection qui lui est offerte, y compris l'intervention de la police dans les villes de Douala et de Yaoundé (juin 2013-décembre 2014)

23 December 2014 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Burkina Faso: The practice of levirate, including frequency and how long to wait after the death before levirate can be practised; the possibility of refusal by the deceased man's brother, including legal avenues available to him (2013-July 2014)

10 July 2014 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Burkina Faso : information sur la pratique du lévirat, y compris la fréquence et le délai à respecter après le décès pour la demande de lévirat; la possibilité de refus par le frère de l'homme décédé, y compris les voies de droit qui lui sont ouvertes (2013-juillet 2014)

10 July 2014 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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