On the 16th of March 2013, over three million Zimbabweans voted overwhelmingly in favour of adopting the draft constitution. This constitution was signed into law by the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe on the 22nd of May 20131. Among the … [Read More...]
Putting HIV/AIDS and marriage into context: What is the problem?
The first AIDS case in Zimbabwe was identified in 1985. While initially HIV/ AIDS was not taken seriously, as its impact began to be felt, many initiatives on prevention, care … [Read More...]
Despite Section 24 (a) (ii) of the Constitution of Malawi, providing that women have the right to be accorded the same rights as men in civil law including equal capacity to acquire and maintain rights in property, independently or in association … [Read More...]
Posted by: KELIN Kenya
“Research suggests that women who have secure access to ownership and control over land and other assets are better able to avoid relationships that threaten them with HIV, and to manage the impact of AIDS.” This is … [Read More...]
BY MZATI MBEKO
The long and short of this case is that fairness and not contribution, determines disposal of matrimonial property on dissolution of customary law marriage. Thus property distribution does not depend … [Read More...]