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Customary law can pose problems for widows
Customary law can pose problems for widows
‘I am not the first that this has happened to. Which is why I am fired up and encouraged by the spirits of all the widows who have been marginalised by patriarchal in-laws in moments of grief and stripped of their dignity and the very basic need to grieve.”...
'I was kicked out of our house by his parents', say widows
'I was kicked out of our house by his parents', say widows
Marie Noélla Sambelle was with her husband Gilbert Yalivenda for more than two decades. They had six children and saved for years to build a home...
Phiyega mustn't be spared testimony by Marikana survivors and widows – lawyers
Phiyega mustn't be spared testimony by Marikana survivors and widows – lawyers
Survivors of the 2012 Marikana massacre and the families of those killed will not be reduced to silent witnesses in the Claassen Board of Inquiry,...
Grief as Marikana victims remembered
Grief as Marikana victims remembered
The Farlam commission reached a state of extreme distress on Wednesday. Family members fainted and wailed as they each got a turn to remember their...
Widows fight social stigmatisation in Cameroon
Widows fight social stigmatisation in Cameroon
Hajaratou Chanteh's eyes are wet and her voice is trembling as she talks about her fight with her late husband's family.