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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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Ghana: Information on FGM in Ghana. Information on whether protection is available for someone fearing FGM? Information on whether FGM is legal in Ghana?

25 October 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: The availability of state protection against parental abuse in Ghana

16 July 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: 1. Please provide information on Female Genital Mutilation in Ghana. 2. Please provide information on the trafficking of young women in Ghana. 3. Please provide information on the exploitation of young women by employers in Ghana

31 May 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: 1. Is there any information on the village of Sefwi Bekwai? 2. How prevalent is female circumcision in Ghana? 3. Please provide any relevant information on this practice. 4. Is there a Muslim population in Ghana? Where is this population geographically located? 5. Is there any information on arranged marriages between Muslim men and young non Muslim women from remote or rural areas of Ghana? 6. What protection would be available to women if they complain to state authorities about forced marriage and forced circumcision? 7. What is the level of corruption in the police? 8. What is the level of corruption in the judicial system? 9. Is it feasible for a young girl to relocate to Accra or any large town area without the support of family members? 10. Are there any services available to assist young women in these circumstances?

3 May 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) and state protection available to those being targeted (2004-2006)

12 October 2006 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Female genital mutilation (FGM) and the existence of state protection to women/girls who are being targeted for that practice (2000-January 2001)

23 January 2001 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Update to GHA22760.E of 16 January 1996 on female circumcision or female genital mutilation (FGM)

10 November 2000 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Practices/customs of the Akwapim tribe, especially regarding marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM), and the general situation of women in the tribe

14 February 2000 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Information on recruitment practices and on the profile (age, marital status) of women enlisted as priestesses for the Samotoa-we clan of the Ga-Adangbe tribe fetish cult in the Prampram and Tema area of Ghana, and on the frequency of female circumcision/ genital mutilation (FGM) among the fetish cults in the Tema area, and whether women selected to serve as fetish priestess who do not want to serve can relocate to other centres such as Kumasi, Accra and Tamale

1 February 1998 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Information on recruitment practices and on the profile (age, marital status) of women enlisted as priestesses for the Samotoa-we clan of the Ga-Adangbe tribe fetish cult in the Prampram and Tema area of Ghana, and on the frequency of the practice of female circumcision /genital mutilation (FGM) among the fetish cults in the Tema area

1 February 1998 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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