Category Archives: Press release

WLC SONA

Press Release THE STATE OF THE NATION, GOVERNMENT PRIORITIES AND WOMEN IN SOUTH AFRICA Women’s rights organisation Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) responds to President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address and the current SONA debates. The Presidents proposed radical social economic transformation will exclude millions of vulnerable women due lack of access. The WLC acknowledges President

Limpopo High Court rules that wome

  Press Release Limpopo High Court rules that women in polygynous marriages have equal rights and that the Customary Marriages Act discriminates against these women. The High Court in Thohoyandou, Limpopo province, yesterday handed down judgment in the Ramuhovhi matter, where the core issue raised in the case is the constitutional validity of section 7(1)

JAN KLAASE AND ELSIE KLAASE V. JOZIA JOHANNES VAN DER MERWE

  Press Release JAN KLAASE AND ELSIE KLAASE V. JOZIA JOHANNES VAN DER MERWE PRESS RELEASE South African NGO faces Noordhoek Trust on the interpretation of an occupier, particularly for the spouses of farm workers, under ESTA On the 14th of July 2016, a month before our national Women’s Month, the Constitutional Court of South

NGO STATEMENT ON HELEN SUZMAN FOUNDATION RAID

  Press Release WLC stands united with NGOs on HSF raid – NGO STATEMENT ON HELEN SUZMAN FOUNDATION RAID On Sunday afternoon, the Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) offices in Parktown, Johannesburg were the target of a military-style raid. Those conducting the raid clearly knew what they were looking for: computers and other documentation relating to the

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