Elderly Black Women Celebrate High Court Victory For Equal Property Rights in Divorces, Averting Homelessness

Elderly Black Women Celebrate High Court Victory For Equal Property Rights in Divorces, Averting Homelessness

Four brave women in South Africa have successfully overturned a set of antiquated marriage laws that denied women equal property rights. Around 400,000 elderly black women will now have equal access to matrimonial property, thanks to Elizabeth Gumede, Thokozani Maphumulo, Matodzi Ramuhovhi, and Agnes Sithole, and the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) in Durban. Land ownership […]

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