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An integrated plan to curb taxi rapes

An integrated plan to curb taxi rapes

Opinion An integrated plan to curb taxi rapes should be driven from the top—by government. By Sehaam Samaai, Director of the Women’s Legal Centre It is with devastation that we at the Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) take note of the latest taxi rape in Johannesburg and of the many women who are coming forward to…

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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…

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struggle to realise substantive equality

  Opinion WLC carries the torch for women who still continue to struggle to realise substantive equality in South Africa. By Seehaam Samaai, Director of the Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) With less than a year left until the deadline for countries to reach the Millennium Development Goals set by the United Nations, the majority of…

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