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An exploration of mata'a maintenance in anticipation of the recognition of Muslim marriages in South Africa: (Re-)opening a veritable Pandora's box?
(Law Faculty, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
Introduction: In Muslim personal law, the husband on pronouncing a divorce has a number of legal obligations towards his wife including maintenance and payment of outstanding dower. While there is no dispute among Muslim ...
Polygynous Muslim marriages in South Africa: their potential impact on the incidence of HIV/AIDS
(North-West University, 2009)
Introduction: Polygyny is generally deemed to be incompatible with Western norms of monogamy and equality, and, therefore, discriminatory to women. This article does not debate the merits and demerits of this view, but ...