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Query Responses

Query responses are replies to focused queries or requests for Information that are submitted in the course of the refugee status determination process.
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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

Cameroon: Whether a tradition exists in which a widow is forced by her in-laws or by the village chief to marry her dead husband's brother; if so, the ethnic groups that practise this tradition and the regions of Cameroon where it is common; the consequences for a widow who refuses to adhere to this practice; the recourses and protection available to such a woman (July 2005)

29 July 2005 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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