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Female genital mutilation as a human rights issue: examining the effectiveness of the law against female genital mutilation in Tanzania
(Juta Law, 2013)
In many African states, female genital mutilation (FGM) is a deeply-entrenched cultural practice. Tanzania is no exception. FGM persists despite the fact that the country has ratified a number of international and regional ...
So sweet, so sour: a commentary on the Nigerian High Court's decision in Georgina Ahamefule v Imperial Hospital and Another relating to the rights of persons living with HIV
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2013)
The purpose of this article is to assess the decision of the Nigerian High Court in the Ahamefule case. While the case would seem to be a victory for people living with HIV in the country, it left some important ...
The Ugandan Customary Marriage (Registration) Act: a comment
(University of Florida, 2013)
Different marriages in Uganda are govemed by different pieces of legislation. For example, church or civil marriages are govemed by the Marriage Act (1904),' which is in the process of being amended.^ Muslim marriages ...
Legal pluralism and the right to family life and the transfer of offenders who are nationals of African countries, within Africa to Africa
(Routledge Taylor Francis Group, 2013)
Globalisation has been accompanied by, inter alia, the movement of people from their countries of nationality or citizenship to other countries in search of better opportunities. Some of these people have been convicted ...