To view the full Judgment of the Appeal case of Mary- Joyce Doo -v- The Registrar of Deeds and others click here
In the matter between Mary- Joyce Doo Aphane and The Registrar of Deeds (1st Respondent); Minister of Justice & constitutional Affairs (2nd Respondent); Attorney General (3rd Respondent) In the High Court of Swaziland.
WOMEN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH AND EDUCATION TRUST (WLSA) -ZIMBABWE and PADARE MEN’S FORUM ON GENDER THE PLIGHT OF WOMEN WHOSE NAMES DO NOT APPEAR ON TITLE DEED Ssee the whole article…Title deeds and women’s rights WLSA Zimbabwe would like to hear your views preferably in writing. Contact us at Number 16 Lawson [...]
…gives hope to widows and children For almost 12 years WLSA Malawi has fought to have the inheritance laws in Malawi changed. The success story is that the reformed law has now been passed by Malawi Parliament after being thrown out of during last year’s sitting of Parliament. The President of Malawi, Dr Bingu wa [...]
In previous articles, we have looked at different forms of marriage, the crime of bigamy and the implications of marriage on inheritance. From the different types of marriages discussed, the unregistered customary law union poses the greatest challenge to widows. READ MORE..CHALLENGES FACED BY WOMEN WITH UNREGISTERED MARRIAGES
The Gender and Legal Dimensions of HIV/AIDS: Women’s Access to Justice and the Role of the Judiciary
Violations of women’s legal property rights lead to poverty, disease, insecurity, and homelessness. They also lead to violence against women and girls by forcing them to endure abusive relationships or engage in unsafe, transactional sex to secure money, housing, food, and education. The negative economic consequences of property rights violations are magnified for those women [...]
From a research conducted by WLSA Malawi in Malawi courts for case law on distribution of matrimonial property, the following are some of the cases that were found in digital format. The cases show the different positions held by the courts on the principles followed in distribution of property between spouses upon break down of [...]