Monthly Archives: Mar 2017

New date agreed by the parties in the recognition of Muslim marriages class action

Media Statement New date agreed by the parties in the recognition of Muslim marriages class action Today Monday 20 March 2017, the day before Human Rights Day, a new date was agreed by the parties in the recognition of Muslim marriages class action to be heard by the High Court. The 28th August has been

failure to recognise Muslim marriages

Media Statement To recognise Muslim marriages On Monday 20 March 2017, the day before Human Rights Day, the Western Cape High Court was due to hear arguments from the WLC, the Sate, and interested parties on whether the failure to recognise Muslim marriages, among others, discriminates against women. The ongoing violation of the human rights

WLC MPL

Opinion Though Leadership – The non-recognition of Muslim marriages is tantamount to an ongoing violation of the human rights of women As we celebrate Human Rights Day on 21 March we must remember that some 16 years after the Constitution came into force, legal recognition has still not been afforded to Muslim marriages. This results in