IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Autor)
No information on the current situation of women who have been disowned by their families and have no family or social support could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Three oral sources did not reply within
the time constraints of this Response.
Internet sites including:
Human Rights Watch
United Nations Committee on the
Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
United Nations Development Fund for
United States Immigration and
Women's International Network News