Bid to Declare Muslim Marriages Legal Back in South African Court
Advocate Nazreen Bawa, representing the Women's Legal Centre, has called on the Western Cape High Court to recognise, register and regulate Muslim marriages in the same manner as African customary, religious and civil marriages.
News24Wire, 1 September 2017
There is a need for "coherent clear legislation" to provide for the protection of women in Muslim marriages, the Women's Legal Centre told the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. Read more »
South Africa: 'State Fails to Protect Women in Muslim Marriages'
GroundUp, 31 August 2017
Court told of "unmet constitutional obligation" Read more »
South Africa: Muslim Marriages Under Court Scrutiny
GroundUp, 28 August 2017
The Western Cape High Court on heard arguments on Monday from the Women's Legal Centre (WLC) that Muslim women and children should be provided with legal protection, especially… Read more »
Several women demonstrated outside the Western Cape High Court during the hearing on Muslim marriages.
South Africa: Bid to Have Muslim Marriage Declared Legal Back in Court
News24Wire, 28 August 2017
A class action suit to have Muslim marriages declared legally valid in South Africa will be heard in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. Read more »