Legislation

WLSA-MALAWI VOWS TO FIGHT FOR WOMEN’S PROPERTY RIGHTS ON DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGES AS DIVORCE RATES SOAR IN MALAWI

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As divorce rates are on the rise in Malawi, WLSA-Malawi is prepared to go all the way to fight discrimination against women during divorce proceedings to ensure fair disposal of matrimonial property on dissolution of customary law marriages. Read more in this story:  http://mwnation.com/divorce-rate-rise/

STRENGHTENING THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK ON WOMEN, PROPERTY AND INHERITANCE RIGHTS IN THE CONTEXT OF HIV/AIDS IN ZIMBABWE

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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 founding principles in the new constitution are gender equality,  and recognition of the rights […]

Ensuring the Land Laws Work for Widows Affected and Infected by HIV

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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 according to the Global Commission on Women and AIDS “Keeping the promise, an agenda […]

Deceased Estate (Wills, Inheritance and Protection) Act-2011: Malawi

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To download the Deceased Estate (Wills, Inheritance and Protection) Act 2011 from Malawi click here

Judges Discussion 2: Matrimonial property rights as regards issues of HIV and AIDS (Part 1) and also children (Part 2)

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WOMEN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL TRUST-MALAWI (WLSA MALAWI) AND WOMEN INHERITANCE NOW – AFRICA Discussion on matrimonial property rights as regards issues of HIV and AIDS (Part 1) and also children (Part 2).                   PART 1 I. Judges Discussion on matrimonial property rights […]

Judges discussion on matrimonial property rights between spouses

Judges discussing matrimonial property rights in Malawi

WOMEN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL TRUST-MALAWI (WLSA MALAWI) AND WOMEN INHERITANCE NOW – AFRICA Recognizing Non-Monetary Contribution by Married Women to Controlling and Owning Of Matrimonial Property   Judges Discussion on the subject                                        […]

RE-ALLOCATION OF MATRIMONIAL PROPERTY AT THE DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE IN ZIMBABWE

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by Welshman Ncube Most countries of the world have at one time or another been confronted with questions of what principles or rules should guide the courts in readjusting the property rights of spouses at the dissolution of their marriage. See more…Matrimonial Property in Zimbabwe[1]

NEW SOUTH WALES LAW REFORM COMMISSION DISCUSSION PAPER 44

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NEW SOUTH WALES LAW REFORM COMMISSION DISCUSSION PAPER 44 REVIEW OF THE PROPERTY (RELATIONSHIPS) ACT 1984 (NSW) SUBMISSION BY THE LAW SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, read the report: NSW Law Reform Commission Review of Property Act[1]

Victory for Women in Malawi

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November 22, 2011 | by Tamar Ezer Article found at http://blog.soros.org/2011/11/victory-for-women-in-malawi/ November has been a good month for women in Malawi. Parliament finally recognized that women have the right to inherit from the marital estate. In the past, after the death of her husband, a woman and her children were often left with nothing, no […]

Property Disputes in Uganda

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Widows’ and orphans’ property disputes: the impact of AIDS in Rakai District, Uganda   by Chris Roy Read more…Property Disputes AIDS in Uganda[1]

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