Oh, Canada: Protector of women

February 1993
U.S. News & World Report;2/15/93, Vol. 114 Issue 6, p24
Reports that the Canadian government within a month expects to announce immigration guidelines granting refugees status to women who can demonstrate that their home countries don't protect them adequately from sexual abuse, domestic violence and various forms of torture. One case about a Saudi woman in Canada; Recognition of sex-based persecution as grounds for asylum is non-existent in the United States.


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