Tag: Patriarchy

Women, (neo-)colonial customary law, patriarchy, custodianship and the land debate

By Narnia Bohler-Muller and Fathima Zahra Ebrahim Mayet The government has been lethargic in enacting policies that enable some form of equitable land redistribution in South Africa, while attempts at policy have been met with little success.

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Rights will be eroded by new chiefly laws

Women’s Month and Women’s Day have rolled around again, and hapless citizens will once more have to endure the sight of politicians and government officials congratulating themselves on having created a feminist paradise. The reality is vastly different. It is true that, since 1994, the legislation and policy necessary to address gender equality and discrimination …

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