Charlene May

Separate marriage laws marginalise queer people

The law must recognise, respect and protect individuals’ right to give expression to their culture, traditions and religion in their marriages

Why customary marriage registration matters in South Africa

Registration of customary marriages is important for extending legal protection and rights to spouses, many of whom struggle for legal recognition

The fight for equality in domestic relationships goes to the courts

What could be a landmark case seeking recognition for a woman’s right to inheritance and maintenance in the event of her partner’s death, is currently being adjudicated

UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work

The convention is critical in terms of promoting and protecting the rights of working women

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