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recognition of Muslim marriages


Press Release

After a 10-year law reform process, this week the recognition of Muslim marriages will be heard by the Cape High Court.

The Women’s Legal Centre’s case that will give Muslim marriages legal status is to be heard on Tuesday 13th September 2016 at the Cape High Court. This comes from the ongoing violation of the human rights of women in Muslim marriages which has been the subject of a ten-year law reform process. Continue Reading