Monthly Archives: December 2012

Balancing Customary Law and Gender Equality in Land Rights: Mmusi and Others v. Ramantele and Another

In a number of African countries, customary inheritance law is on trial. This “sea change” toward gender equality in southern Africa can be seen in Namibia, Lesotho, and most recently, Botswana. “Courts in the region… are stepping up the challenge (of women’s) …
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Spanking, drunk driving and women’s land rights

What do smoking, spanking, and drunk driving have in common?

Once upon a time they were behaviors accepted by society.

Now they aren’t.

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