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Benign accommodation? Ukuthwala, ‘forced marriage’ and the South African Children’s Act
(Centre for Family Law and Practice, London Metropolitan University, 2011)
In this article, we evaluate the implications of the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 for ukuthwala. Ukuthwala is a practice whereby, as a preliminary procedure to a customary marriage, a young man forcibly takes a girl to his ...