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Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Ramaphosa’s plans aren’t enough to adequately tackle violent crime in South Africa

Director, Safety and Violence Initiative, Centre for Social Science,University of Cape Town, University of Cape Town.

Read more: https://theconversation.com/ramaphosas-plans-arent-enough-to-adequately-tackle-violent-crime-in-south-africa-111445

Publication Date:
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 - 12:00
Customary wives and the law

This week Elena Moore was interviewed on the POWER Zone with Morio Sanyane focusing on customary wives and the law. Elena discussed the ways in which the reform of customary law offers some legal protection for customary wives. However she also highlights the limits of the law and the ways in which customary wives still struggle to access property as widows or divorcees. If you are interested and want to hear more, here is the podcast: Customary law and the problems it causes for widows

Publication Date:
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 - 11:30
Customary Wives in Fight against Marital Abuse

Elena Moore, in the Mail & Guardian, describes the ways in which customary wives in South Africa, in challenging marital violence, navigate relations of patriarchal domination either through appeals to the state, familial channels or a combination of both.

Article: Customary Wives in Fight against Marital Abuse

Publication Date:
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 - 11:45