Literature Database on Gender in Subsahara Africa

Literature on Rights - Women Human Rights and legal system

Africa OverviewAngolaBenin
BotswanaBurkina FasoBurundi
CameroonCentral African RepublicChad
D.R. Congo / ZaireDjiboutiEquatorial Guinea
EritreaEthiopiaGabon
GambiaGhanaGuinea
Guinea BisseauIvory CoastKenya
LesothoLiberiaMadagascar
MalawiMaliMauritius
MozambiqueNamibiaNiger
NigeriaRwandaSenegal
Sierra LeoneSomaliaSouth Africa
South SudanSudanSwaziland / Eswatini
TanzaniaThe CongoTogo
UgandaZambiaZimbabwe

Africa Overview

Apt, Araba Naana / Naana Agyeman-Mensah, Naana al. (eds.) (1998): Maintaining the momentum of Bejing: The contributions of African gender NGOs, Ashgate Publishers, Aldershot. [10805]

Armstrong, Alice et al. (1990): Maintenance statutes in six countries in Southern Africa, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 132-144. [10800]

Armstrong, Alice et al. (1993): Uncovering reality, Excarving women’s rights in African Family Law, in: International Journal of Law and the Family, vol. 7, pp. 314-369. [10801]

Armstrong, Alice et al. (1997): Struggling over scare resources, Women and maintenance in Southern Africa, WLSA Publications, Harare. [10802]

Armstrong, Alice et al. (1997): Law and the family in Southern Africa. In: Aderanti Adepoju & Christine Oppong (eds.): Family, population and development in Africa, Zed Books, London, pp. 183-202. [10803]

Arnfred, Signe (1996): Rethinking law in a gender perspective, in: Schlyter, Ann (ed.): A place to live, Gender research on housing in Africa, Publications of the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, pp. 32-46. [10804]

Ashenafi, M. (2004): Advocacy for legal reform for safe abortion, in: African Journal of Reproductive Health, vol. 8, pp. 79-84. [10806]

Badran, Margot (ed.) (2011): Gender and Islam in Africa, Rights, sexuality and law, Stanford University Press, Stanford. [10807]

Banda, Fareda (1998): Meaningless gestures? African nations and the Convention on the Elemination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 529-544. [10808]

Banda, Fareda (2004): The end of ‘culture’? African women and human rights, in: Murison, Jude / Griffith, Anne / King, Kenneth (esd.): Remaking law in Africa, Publication of the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, pp. 115-136. [10809]

Banda, Fareda (2005): Women, law and human rights, An African perspective, Hart Publishing, Oxford. [10810]

Banda, Fareda (2006): Blazing a trail, The African Protocol on women’s rights comes to force, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 72-84. [10811]

Banwell, Stout Suzanna (1993): Law, women’s status, and family planning in Sub-Saharan Africa, Working Paper, no. 237, Women in International Development, Michigan State University, East Lansing. [10812]

Bauer, Gretchen / Dawuni, Josephine (eds.) (2016): Gender and the judiciary in Africa, From obscurity to parity? Routledge, New York. [10813]

Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von (1990): Development, law and gender skewing, in: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, no. 30-31, pp. 87-119. [10814]

Benedeck, Wolfgang / Esther Kisaakye et al. (eds.) (2002): Human rights of women: International instruments and African experiences, Zed Books, London. [10815]

Benshop, Marjolein (2002): Rights and reality, Are women equal rights to land, housing and property implemented in East Africa? United Nations Settlement Programme, UN-Habitat, Nairobi. [10816]

Berat, Lynn (1997): Towards equality for all? International human rights and African women, in: Siddiqui, Rukhsana (ed.): Subsaharan Africa in the 1990s, Challenges to democracy and development, Praeger Publishers, Westport, pp. 145-157. [10817]

Beyani, C. (1994): Toward a more effective guarantee of women`s rights in the African Human Rights system, in: Cook, Rebecca (ed.): Human rights of women, National and international perspectives, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia. [10818]

Bowman, Grant Cynthia / Kuenyehia, Akua (eds.) (2003): Women and law in Sub-Saharan Africa, Sedco Publishers, Accra. [10820]

Boyd, Lydia / Burrill, Emily (eds.) (2020): Legislating gender and sexuality in Africa, Human rights, society, and the state, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [10821]

Boye, Abd-el K. / Hill, Kathleen et al. (1991): Marriage law and practice in the Sahel, in: Studies in Family Planning, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 343-349. [10819]

Bunch, Charlotte (ed.) (1994): Gender violence and women’s human rights in Africa, Publications of the Centre for Women’s Global Leadership, Rutgers University, New Brunswick. [10822]

Burnett, Patrick / Karmali, Shereen / Manji, Firoze (eds.) (2007): Grace, tenacity and eloquence, The struggle for women’s rights in Africa, FAHAMU and Solidarity for Women’s Rights, Oxford / New York. [10823]

Burrill, Emily / Roberts, Richard / Thornberry, Elizabeth (eds.) (2010): Domestic violence and the law in colonial and post-colonial Africa, Ohio State University Press, Ohio. [10824]

Butegwa, Florence / Mukasa, Stella / Mogere, Susan (1995): Human rights of women in conflict situations, WiLDAF-Publication, Harare. [10826]

Butegwa, Florence / Ndana, Sydia (1995): Legal rights, organizing for women in Africa, A trainers manual, WiLDAF Publication, Harare. [10825]

Caplan, Patricia (1984): Cognatic descent, Islamic law and women’s property on the East African coast, in: Hirshon, René (eds.): Women and property, women as property, London, pp. 23-43. [10827]

Chanock, Martin (1989): Neither customary no legal, African customary law in the era of family law reform, in: International Journal of Law and the Family, vol. 3, pp. 72-88. [10828]

Cook, Rebecca / Dickens, Bernard (1981): Abortion laws in African commonwealth countries, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 60-79. [10829]

Cornwall, Andrea / Welbourn, Alice (eds.) (2002): Realizing rights: Transforming approaches to sexual and reproductive well-being, Zed Books, London. [10830]

Costa, Anthony (1998): The myths of customary law, in: South African Journal of Human Rights, 14, pp. 525-538. [10831]

Cutshall, Charles (1981): The role of women in disputing among the Ila of Zambia, Political adaptation in legal change, Working Papers, no. 46, African Studies Centre, Boston. [10832]

Dawuni, Jarpa (ed.) (2021): Gender, judging and the courts in Africa, Selected studies, Routledge, London. [11632]

Dawuni, Josephine / Kang, Alice (2015): Her ladyship chief justice, The rise of female leaders in the judiciary in Africa, in: Africa Today, vol 62, no. 2, pp. 45-69. [10833]

Dobkin, M. (1968): Colonialism and the legal status of women in francophone Africa, in: Cahiers d’Etudes Africaines, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 390-405. [10834]

Drimie, S. (2002): The impact of HIV/AIDS on rural households and land issues in Southern and Eastern Africa, A background paper for the FAO Sub Regional Office for Southern and Eastern Africa, Nairobi. [10835]

Duarte, Vera (1999): The integration of women into the African Charta of Human and People’s Rights, in: Langthaler, Herbert (ed.): Sura za Afrika, Voices from Africa, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt. [10836]

Dunton, Chris / Palmberg, Mai (1996): Human rights and homosexuality in Southern Africa, Paper: Current African Issue, no. 19, The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala. [10837]

Dyani, Ntombizozuko (2006): Protocol on the rights of women in Africa, Protecting women from sexual violence during armed conflict, in: African Human Rights Law Journal, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 166-187. [10838]

Ewekulwa, Uchechukwu (2002): Post-colonialism, gender and customary injustice, Widows in African societies, in: Human Rights Quarterly, 24, 2, pp. 424-486. [10839]

Farrior, Stephanei (2009): Human rights advocacy on gender issues, Challenges and opportunities, in: Journal of Human Rights Practices, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 83-110. [10840]

Ferree, Marx Myra / Tripp, Aili Mari (eds.) (2006): Global feminism, Transnational women’s activism, organizing and human rights, New York University Press, New York. [10841]

Fox, Diana / Hasci, Naima (eds.) (1999): The challenges of women’s activism and human rights in Africa, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston. [10842]

Gawaya, Rose / Mukasa, Rosemary (2005): The African women’s protocol, A new dimension of women’s rights in Africa, in: Gender and Development, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 42-50. [10843]

Gazel, Jeanne / Naidoo, Pat (2004): Stricking the rock with impunity, The consequences of gendered practices in 21th century Sub-Saharan Africa, Working Paper no. 280, Women and International Development, Michigan State University, East Lansing. [10844]

Goldblatt, Beth / Pantazis, Angelo (eds.) (2007): Sexuality and the law, Indiana University Press, Bloomington. [10846]

Gopal, Gita / Salim, Maryam (1998): Gender and Law: Eastern Africa Speaks, World Bank and Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa. [10845]

Guyer, Jane (1987): Women and the state in Africa, Marriage law, inheritance and resettlement, Working Paper, no. 127, African Studies Centre, Boston University, Boston. [10847]

Hay, Margaret / Wright, Marcia (eds.) (1982): African women and the law, Historical perspectives, Boston University Press, Boston. [10848]

Hellum, Anne (1998): Women's human rights and African customary laws: Between universalism and relativism - Individualism and communitarianism, in: European Journal of Development Research 10, 2, pp. 88-104. [10849]

Hellum, Anne / Stewart, Julie et al. (1998): Pursuing grounded theory in law: South North experiences in developing women’s law, Tano Aschehoug Publishers, Oslo. [10850]

Hellum, Anne / Stewart, Julie et al. (2007): Paths are made for walking, Human rights intersecting plural legalism and gendered realities, Weaver Press, Harare. [10851]

Himonga, Chuma (1994): Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project: Bridging the divide between scholarship and action, in: Mechthild Reh & Gudrun Ludwar-Ene (eds.): Gender and identity in Africa. Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung 8, Lit-Verlag, Münster, pp. 197-214. [10852]

Hirsch, Susan (2002): Feminist participatory research on legal consciousness, in: June Starr & Mark Goodale (eds.): Practicing ethnography in law: New dialogues, enduring methods, Palgrave/MacMillan, New York, pp.15-33. [10853]

Hodgson, Dorothy (2002): Women’s rights as human rights, Women in Law and Development in Africa (WILDAF), in: Africa Today, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 3-26. [10854]

Howard, Rhoda (1984): Women’s rights in English speaking Sub-Saharan Africa. In: Claude Welch & Ronald Meltzer (eds.): Human rights and development in Africa,. State University of New York Press, St. Albany, pp. 46-74. [10855]

ICRW (International Centre for Research on Women) (2004): To have and to hold, Women’s property and inheritance rights in the context of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, ICRW, Washington D.C. [10856]

Ikdahl, I. / Kameri-Mbote, Patricia et al. (2005): Human rights, formalisation of women’s land rights in Southern and Eastern Africa, IELRC Working Paper, no. 7, Nairobi. [10858]

Ilumoka, Adetoun (1994): African women’s economic, social and cultural rights – Toward a relevant theory and practice, in: Cook, Rebecca (ed.): Human rights of women: National and international perspectives, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, pp. 307-324. [10857]

Izumi, Kaori (2006): Reclaiming our lives, HIV and AIDS, women’s land, property rights and livelihoods in Southern and Eastern Africa, HSRC Publications, Pretoria. [10859]

Izumi, Kaori (2007): Gender based violence and property grabbing in Africa, A denial of women’s liberty and security, in: Gender and Development, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 11-23. [10860]

Jones, Christina (1995): Concepts of equality in cases of discrimination against women, Examples from Africa, in: Ludwar-Ene, Gudrun / Reh, Mechthild (eds.): Gender and identity in Africa, Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung 8, Lit-Verlag, Münster - Hamburg, pp. 169-186. [10861]

Knowles, Jane (1991): Women’s access to land in Africa, in: Third World Legal Studies, 1, pp. 1-14. [10862]

Kuenyehia, Akua (1995): Organizing at the regional level: The case of WiLDAF, in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): From basic needs to basic rights, Women’s claims to human rights, Women, Law and Development International Publications, Washington D.C., pp. 515-528. [10863]

Kuenyehia, Akua (ed.) (2004): Women and law in West Africa, Situational analysis of some key issues affecting women, Sedco Publishing, Accra. [10864]

Lastarria-Cornhiel, Susana (1997): Impact of privatisation on gender and property rights in Africa, in: World Development, vol. 25, no. 8, pp. 1317-1333. [10865]

Lawson, David / Dubin, Adam / Mwambene, Lea (2021): Gender, poverty and access to justice, Policy implications in Sub-Saharan Africa, Routledge, London. [10866]

Lee Smith, Diana (1996): Women`s and men`s rights to land in Eastern Africa, in: Schlyter, Ann (ed.): A place to live, Gender research on housing in Africa, Publications of the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, pp. 47-63. [10867]

Manji, Ambreena (1999): Imagining women’s ‘legal worlds’: Towards a feminist theory of legal pluralism in Africa. in: Social and Legal Studies, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 435-455. [10870]

Manji, Ambreena (2003): Remortaging women’s lives, The World Bank`s land agenda in Africa, in: Feminist Legal Studies, vol. 11, pp. 139-162. [10871]

Martin, Doris / Hashi, Fatuma O. (1992): Women in development: The legal issues in Sub-Saharan African today, Working Paper No. 4, Technical Dept, Africa Region, World Bank, Washington D.C. [10869]

Martin, Mason Doris (2004): Law, custom and economic empowerment of women in Sub-Saharan Africa, A conceptual framework, in: Stewart, Ann (ed.): Gender, law and social justice, Blackstone, London, pp. 71-86. [10868]

Merali, Isafan (2000): Advancing women’s reproductive and sexual health rights: Using the International Human Rights System, in: Development in Practice, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 609-624. [10872]

Molyneux, Maxine / Razavi, Shahra (eds.) (2002): Gender justice, development and rights, Oxford University Press, Oxford. [10873]

Munalula, Margaret M. / Mwenda, Winnie A. (1985): Case study: Women and Inheritance Law in Zambia, in: Hay, M.J. / Stichter, S. (eds.): African women south of the Sahara, Longman Publishers, London, pp. 93-110. [10875]

Murray, R. (2001): Feminist perspectives on reform of the African human rights system, in: African Human Rights Law Journal, 1, pp. 205-220. [10874]

Musa, Roselynn / Mohammed, Faiza Jama / Manji, Firoze (2006): Breathing life into the African Union Protocol on Women’s Rights in Africa, Solidarity for African Women’s Rights, African Books Collective, Oxford. [10876]

Newman, Katherine (1981): Women and law, Land tenure in Africa, in: Black, N. / Baker Cottrell, A. (eds.): Women and world change, London, pp. 120-137. [10877]

Ngondo a Pitshandenge, I. (1994): Marriage law in Sub-Saharan Africa, in: Bledsoe, Caroline / Pison, Gilles (eds.): Nuptiality in Sub-Saharan Africa, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 117-129. [10878]

Nhlapo, Thandabantu (2000): The African customary law of marriage and the rights conundrum, in: Mamdani, Mahmood (ed.): Beyond rights talk and culture talk, Comparative essays on the politics of rights and culture, St. Martin’s Press, New York, pp. 136-148. [10879]

Niang, Cheikh Ibrahima / Foley, Ellen / Diop, Ndack (2020): Legalising gender and sexuality in Africa, Human rights, society, and the state, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [10880]

Nnaemeka, Obioma / Ezeilo, Joy (eds.) (2005): Engendering human rights, Cultural and economic rights in Africa, Palgrave, New York. [10881]

Nyamu-Musembi, Celestine (2002): Are local norms and practices fences or pathways? The example of women's property rights', in: An-Na'im, Abdullahi (ed.): Cultural Transformation and Human Rights in Africa, Zed Books, New York. [10882]

Nyamu-Musembi, Celestine (2005): For or against gender equality? Evaluating the post-cold war "Rule of Law" reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa', UNRISD Discussion Paper No. 7, UNRISD, Geneva. [10883]

Oglethrope, Judy / Gelman, Nancy (2008): AIDS, women, land and natural resources in Africa, Current challenges, in: Gender and Development, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 85-100. [10884]

Oglethrope, Judy / Gelman, Nancy (2008): AIDS, women, land and natural resources in Africa, Current challenges, in: Gender and Development, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 85-100. [10888]

Okafor-Obasi, Obasi (2001): Völkerrechtlicher Schutz der Frauen und Kinder unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Rechtslage in Afrika südlich der Sahara, Berlin Verlag Arno Spitz, Berlin. [10885]

Okeyo, T.M. / Allen, A.K. (1994): Influence of widow inheritance on the epidemiology of AIDS in Africa, in: African Journal of Medical Practice, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 20-25. [10886]

Olaka-Onyango, J. (1996): The plight of the larger half, Human rights, gender violence and the legal status of refugee and internally displaced women in Africa, in: Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, vol. 24, no. 2-3, pp. 1-16. [10887]

Oloka-Onyango, J. / Tamale, Sylvia (1995): ‘The personal is political,’ or Why women’s rights are indeed human rights, An African perspective on international feminism, in: Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 17, pp. 691-731. [10889]

Paliwala, Abdul (1993): Family transformations and family law, Some African developments in financial support on relationship breakdown, Adelman, Sammy / Paliwala, Abdul (eds.): Law and the crisis in the third world, Hans Zell Publishers, London, pp. 270-300. [10890]

Peters, Julie / Wolper, Andrea (eds.) (1995): Women’s rights – Human rights, International feminist perspectives, Routledge Publishers, New York. [10891]

Phillips, A. / Morris, H. (1971): Marriage laws in Africa, Oxford University Press, New York. [10893]

Pitshandenge, Iman Ngondo (1994): Marriage law in Sub-Saharan Africa, in: Bledsoe, Caroline / Pison, Giles (eds.): Nuptiality in Sub-Saharan Africa, Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 117-129. [10892]

Roberts, Simon (ed.) (1976): Law and the family in Africa, Routlege, London. [10894]

Rwebangira, Magdalena (ed.) (1993): Women and law in East Africa, University of Dar es Salaam Press, Dar es Salaam. [10895]

Rwenzaura, B. (1995): Parting the long grass, Revealing and reconceptualizing the African family, in: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 35. Harare. [10896]

Röhrs, Stefanie / Smyths, Dee (eds.) (2014): In search of equality, Women, law and society in Africa, Juta Academic Press, Cape Town. [11820]

Salih, Mahjouba (1986): Legal aid, in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): Empowerment and the law, Strategies of Third World Women, OEF Publications, Washington D.C., pp. 330-334. [10897]

Schuler, Margaret (ed.) (1986): Empowerment and the law: Strategies of third world women, OEF International Publications, Washington D.C. [10898]

Seidman, A. / Seidman, R.B. (1984): The political economy of customary law in the former British Territories of Africa, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 28, pp. 44-55. [10899]

Stewart, Ann (1993): The dilemmas of law in women’s development, in: Sammy Adelman & Abdul Paliwala (eds.): Law and crisis in the third world, Hans Zell Publishers, London, pp. 219-242. [10900]

Stewart, Ann (1996): Should women give up the state? The African experience. In: Shirin Rai & Geraldine Lievesley (eds.): Women and the state: International perspectives, Taylor and Francis, London, pp. 23-44. [10901]

Stewart, Ann (2004): Entitlements, pluralism and gender justice in Sub-Saharan Africa, in: Murison, Jude / Griffith, Anne / King, Kenneth (esd.): Remaking law in Africa, Publication of the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, pp. 195-214. [10902]

Stewart, Ann (1993): The dilemmas of law in women’s development, in: Adelman, Sammy / Paliwala, Abdul (eds.): Law and the crisis in the third world, Hans Zell Publishers, London, pp. 219-242. [10904]

Stewart, Julie / Armstrong, Alice (1990): The legal situation of women in Southern Africa, University of Zimbabwe Publications, Harare. [10903]

Strickland, Richard (2004): To have and to hold, Women’s property and inheritance rights in the context of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, International Centre for Research on Women / The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS, Washington D.C. [10905]

Tamale, Sylvia (2007): The right to culture and the culture of rights, A critical perspective on women’s sexual rights in Africa, in: Sex Matters, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 149–165. [11804]

Tamale, Sylvia (2001): Think globally, act locally: Using international treaties for women’s empowerment in East Africa, in: Agenda, vol. 50, pp. 97-104. [10906]

Tamale, Sylvia (2004): Gender trauma in Africa, Enhancing women’s links to resources, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 50-61. [10907]

Tripp, Aila Mari (2001): Women’s movements and challenges to neopatrimonial rule, Preliminary observations from Africa, in: Development and Change, vol. 32, no. 1, pp.33-54. [10908]

Tripp, Aila Mari (2005): Regional networking as transnational feminism, African experiences, in: Feminist Africa, vol. 4, pp. 46-63. [10909]

Tsanga, Amy Shupikai / Stewart, Julie (eds.) (2011): Women and law, Innovative approaches to teaching, research and analysis, Weaver Press, Harare. [10910]

Van Allen, Judith (2001): Women’s rights movements as a measure of African democracy, in: Journal of Asian and African Studies, 36, 1, pp. 39-63. [10911]

Vene Klasen, Lisa (1992): Women’s legal rights organizing and political participation in Africa, in: Margaret Schuler & Sakumtala Kadirgamar-Rajasingham (eds.): Legal literacy: A tool for women’s empowerment, UNIFEM Publications, New York, pp. 249-281. [10912]

Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.) (2003): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women’s rights, Zed Books, London. [10913]

Welch, Claude E. (1993): Human rights and African women, A comparison of protection under two major treaties, in: Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 15, pp. 549-574. [10914]

Whitehead, Ann / Tsikata, D. (2003): Policy discourse on women’s land rights in Sub-Saharan Africa, The implications for a return to the customary, in: Journal of Agrarian Change, vol. 3, no. 1-2, pp. 67-79. [10915]

WLSA (2001): Reconceptualizing the family in a changing Southern African environment, written by Sara Mvududu and Patricia McFadden, WLSA Publication, Harare. [10916]

WLSA (2001): A critical analysis of women’s access to land in the WLSA countries, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, WLSA Publication, Harare. [10917]

Wölte, Sonja (2002): Claiming women’s rights and contesting spaces: Women’s movements and the international women’s human rights discourse in Africa, in: Marianne Braig / Sonja Wölte (eds.): Common grounds or mutual exclusion? Women’s movements and international perspectives, Zed Books, London, pp. 171-188. [10918]

Yoon, Mi Yung (2004): Explaining women’s legislative representation in Sub-Saharan Africa, in: Legislative Studies Quarterly, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 447-468. [10919]


Angola

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Benin

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Botswana

Comaroff, J. / Roberts, S. (1977): Marriage and extra-marital sexuality, The dialectics of legal change among the Kgatla, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 1, pp. 97-123. [10920]

Griffith, Anne (1989): Women, status and power, Negotiating family disputes in Botswana, in: Cornell International Law Journal, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 575-622. [10921]

Griffith, Anne (1990): The ‘women’s question’ in Kwena family disputes, in: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, no. 30-31, pp. 223-254. [10922]

Griffith, Anne (1997): In the shadow of marriage, Gender and justice in an African community, University of Chicago Press, Chicago. [10923]

Griffith, Anne (2001): Gendering culture, Towards a plural perspective on Kwena women’s rights, in: Cowan, Jane / Dembour, Marie-Benedicte / Wilson, Richard (eds.): Culture and rights, Anthropological perspectives, Cambridge University Press, pp. 102-126. [10924]

Griffith, Anne (2002): Doing ethnography: Living law, life histories, and narratives from Botswana. In: June Starr & Mark Goodale (eds.): Practicing ethnography in law: New dialogues, enduring methods. New York: Palgrave/MacMillan, pp. 160-181. [10925]

Griffiths, Anne (2002): Women´s worlds, Siblings in dispute over inheritance, A view from Botswana, in: Africa Today, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 61-82. [11716]

Kidd, P., Makgekgenene, K. et al. (1997): Botswana families and women's rights in a changing environment, WLSA Publication, Gaborone. [10926]

Molokomme, Athaliah (1986): Botswana - Women and customary law, in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): Empowerment and the law, Strategies of Third World Women, OEF Publications, Washington D.C., pp. 116-125. [10927]

Molokomme, Athaliah (1990): Disseminating family law reforms, Some lessons from Botswana, in: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, no. 30-31, pp. 303-329. [10928]

Quansah, E.K. (1992): Unity Dow v. Attorney-General of Botswana, in: African Journal of International and Comparative Law, vol. 4, pp. 195-204. [10929]

Quansah, E.K. (1993): Unity Dow v. Attorney-General of Botswana: The sequel, in: African Journal of International and Comparative Law,vol. 5, pp. 189-207. [10930]

Quansah, E.K. (1993): Determining property rigths between spouses on divorce: A tale of two jurisdictions (Ghana, Botswana), in: African Journal of International and Comparative Law, vol. 5, pp. 389-401. [10931]

Quansah, E.K. (1994): Proposals for the reform of the law of marriage in Botswana, Some Observations, in: Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 37-45. [10932]

Quansah, E.K. (1995): Is the right to get pregnant a fundamental human right in Botswana? in: Journal of African Law, vol. 39, no.1, pp. 97-102. [10933]

Quansah, E.K. (1996): Corroborating the evidence of a rape victim in Botswana, Time for a fresh look, in: Botswana Notes and Records, vol. 28, pp. 231-238. [10934]

Quansah, E.K. (1998): Competence of a spouse as a witness: Some unresolved issues in Botswana, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 80-89. [10935]

Quansah, E.K. (2004): Determining matrimonial property rights on non-domiciled spouses: The applicable law in Botswana, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 104-110. [10936]

Quansah, E.K. (2004): Same-sex relationships in Botswana: Current perspectives and future prospects, in: African Human Rights Law Journal, vol. 4, no.2. [10937]

Quansah, E.K. (2006): Introduction to family law in Botswana, Pula Press, Gaborone. [10938]

Selowane, Onalenna (2000): Civil society, citizenship and women's rights in Botswana, in: Rai, Shirin M. (ed.): International perspectives on gender and democratisation, St. Martin's Press, New York, pp. 83-99. [10939]

Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) (1997): Botswana families and women’s rights in a changing environment. Written by Puseletso Kidd & Ketetso Makgekgenene et al., WLSA Publications, Gaborone. [10940]

Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) (2001): A critical analysis of women’s access to land in the WLSA countries, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, WLSA Publication, Harare. [10941]

Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) (2002): Lobola, Its implications for women’s reproductive rights in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Weaver Press, Harare. [10942]


Burkina Faso

Boyd, Lydia / Burrill, Emily (eds.) (2020): Legislating gender and sexuality in Africa, Human rights, society, and the state, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [10943]

Saul, Mahir (1992): Matrilineal inheritance and post-colonial prosperity in Southern Bobo country, in: Man, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 341-362. [10944]

Steinbrich, Sabine (1990): The social and legal position of Lyela women (Burkina Faso), in: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, no. 30-31, pp. 139-164. [10945]


Burundi

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Cameroon

Asanga, Irene N. (2004): Rethinking female succession to property in Cameroon--The decline of customary law? in: Law in Africa, vol. 2 [10946]

Bigombe Logo, P. / Bikie, E.H. (2003): Women and land in Cameroon: Questioning women's land status and claims for change, in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women's rights, Zed Books, London, pp. 31-66. [10947]

Cheka, C. (1997): How law and custom serve to disempower women in Cameroon, in: Reproductive Health Matters, vol.8, pp. 41-46. [10948]

Gearyl , Christraud (1986): On legal change in Cameroon, Women, marriage and bridewealth, Working Paper, no. 113, African Studies Centre, Boston University, Boston. [10949]

Jansen, Christiane (1988): Scheidung in Kamerun, Frauen zwischen Gewohnheitsrecht und modernem Recht, in: Afrika Spectrum, 33, pp. 81-97. [10950]

Ngwafor, Ephraim (1999): Cameroon: Property rights for women, A bold step in the wrong direction?" Journal of Family Law, vol. 29, pp. 297-302. [10951]


Central African Republic

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Chad

no entries to this combination of country and topic


D.R. Congo / Zaire

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Djibouti

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Equatorial Guinea

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Eritrea

Favelli, Lyda / Patemann, Roy (2003): Blood, land and sex, Legal and political pluralism in Eritrea, Indiana University Press, Bloomington. [10952]

Kemink, Friederike (1991): Die Tegrenna-Frauen in Eritrea, Eine Untersuchung der Kodizes des Gewohnheitsrechts 1890-1941, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart. [10953]

Tekle, Tsehainesh (2001): Women`s access to land and property rights in Eritrea, in: Buregya, Alfred / Garlis, Marguerite et al. (eds.): Women’s land and property rights in situations of conflict and reconstruction, Unifem Publications, New York, pp. 104-112. [10954]


Ethiopia

Bekele, H. Selassie (1997): Settlement of matrimonial disputes in case of divorce: A case comment on civil appeal no. 2133/78, in: Journal of Ethiopian Law, vol. 18, pp. 81-95. [10955]

Chesoni, Atsango / Githaiga, G. (2003): Enhancing Ethiopian women’s access to and control over land: The second workshop, in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women's rights, Zed Books, London, pp. 340-374. [10956]

Dugassa, B.F. (2005): Women’s rights and health: The case of Oromo women in Ethiopia, in: Health Care for Women International, vol. 26, pp. 149-169. [10957]

Haile, Daniel (1984): Rural women’s legal status in Ethiopia, in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, 17, pp. 289-310. [10958]

Kagoiya, R. / Chesoni, Atsango / Wanyeki, L.M. (2003): Women’s access to and control over land in Ethiopia: The first workshop, in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women's rights, Zed Books, London, pp. 319-339. [10959]

Tadesse, Zenebeworke (1982): The impact of land reform on women: The case of Ethiopia, in: Beneria, L. (ed.): Women and development, The sexual division of labour in rural societies, Preager Publishers, Westport, pp. 203-222. [10960]

Tadesse, Zenebeworke (2003): Women and land rights in the third world, The case of Ethiopia, in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women's rights Zed Books, London, pp. 67-95. [10961]


Gabon

Jean-Baptiste, Rachel (2008): ‘I took my husband for my father’, Child marriage, sexuality, girls, and the law in colonial Gabon, 1939-1960, in: Roberts, Richard (ed.): Law, colonialism and children in Africa, Stanford University Press, Stanford. [10962]

Jean-Baptiste, Rachel (2008): ‘These laws should be made by us’, Customary marriage law, codification and political authority in twentieth-century Gabon, in: Journal of African History, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 17-240. [10963]

Jean-Baptiste, Rachel (2014): “A black girl should not be with a white man”, Sex, race, and African women’s social and legal status in colonial Gabon, c.1900-1946, in: Journal of Women’s History, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 56-82. [10964]

Jean-Baptiste, Rachel (2014): Conjugal rights, Marriage, sexuality, and urban life in colonial Libreville, Ohio University Press, Athens. [10965]


Gambia

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Ghana

Adomako Ampofo, Akosua (2008): Collective activism, The Domestic Violence Bill becoming law in Ghana, in: African and Asian Studies, vol. 7, pp. 395-421. [10966]

Awanyo, Louis (2003): Land tenure and agricultural development in Ghana: The intersection of class, culture and gender, in: Tettey, Wisdom / Puplampu, Korbla P. / Berman, Bruce (eds.): Critical perspectives in politics and socio-economic development in Ghana, Brill Publishers, Leiden, pp. 273-303. [10967]

Awusabo-Asare, Kofi (1990): Matriliny and the new estate succession law of Ghana, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 24, pp. 1-16. [10968]

Becher, Catrin (2001): „According to our tradition a women cannot own land“, Die geschlechtsspezifische Einbettung von Land und Ökonomie in Nord-Ghana, in: Lachenmann, Gudrun / Dannecker, Patra (Hg.): Die geschlechtsspezifische Einbettung der Ökonomie, Empirische Untersuchungen über Entwicklungs- und Transformationsprozesse, Lit-Verlag, Münster, pp. 51-71. [10970]

Bond, Johanna (2005): Voices of African women, Women’s rights in Ghana, Uganda, and Tanzania, Carolina Academic Press, Durham. [10971]

Bowman, Grant Cynthia / Kuenyehia, Akua (eds.) (2003): Women and law in Sub-Saharan Africa, Sedco Publishers, Accra. [10969]

Brüggemann, Anne / Brüggemann, Wolf (1985): „Ich übergebe Dir mein Land und meine Frauen“, Zum Erbrecht der westafrikanischen Lyéla und Ashanti, in: Völger, G. / von Welck, K. (Hg.): Die Braut – Geliebt, verkauft, geraubt – Zur Rolle der Frau im Kulturvergleich, Veröffentlichungen des Rautenstrauch Joest Museums, Köln, pp. 536-545. [10972]

Daniels, W.C.E. (1978): The ascertainment of property rights between husband and wife, in: Review of Ghana Law, vol. 10, no. 2-3, pp. 137-150. [10973]

Daniels, W.C.E. (1987): Recent reforms in Ghana's family law, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 31, no. 1-2, pp. 93-106. [10974]

Daniels, W.C.E. (1996): The impact of the 1992 Constitution on family rights in Ghana, in: Journal of African Law. Volume, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 183-193. [10975]

Dawuni, Jarpa (ed.) (2021): Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa, Selected studies, Routledge, London. [11636]

Dee Vellenga, Dorothy (1971): Attempts to change marriage laws in Ghana and the Ivory Coast, in: Foster, P. / Zolberg, A. R. (eds.): Ghana and the Ivory Coast, Perspectives on modernization, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, pp.125-150. [10976]

Dowuona-Hammond, Christine (1998): Women and inheritance in Ghana, in: Kuenyehia, Akua (ed.): Women and law in West Africa: Situational analysis of some key issues affecting women, Publications of the University of Legon, Legon, pp.132-168. [10977]

Drucker-Brown, Susan (2004): Divorce in the Mamprusi king's court: The case of Zanjiili's daughter, in: Cambridge Anthropology, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 18-29. [10978]

Dzidzornu, David (1995): Human rights and the widow's material security: The case of the ‘Intestate’ Ghanaian Widow, in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 489-521. [10979]

Hawkins, Sean (2002): “The women in question”, Marriage and identity in the colonial court of Northern Ghana, 1907-1954, in: Allman, Jean / Geiger, Susan / Musisi, Nakanyike (eds.): Women in colonial African histories, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, pp. 116-143. [10980]

Kesson-Smith, Charlotte / Tettey, Wisdom (2003): Citizenship, customary law and the gendered jurisprudence, A socio-legal perspective, in: Tettey, Wisdom / Pulampu, Korbla / Berman, Bruce (eds.): Critical perspectives in politics and socio-economic development in Ghana, Brill Publishers, Leiden, pp. 305-332. [10981]

Kuenyehia, Akua (1986): Women, family and law in Ghana, An appraisal of property rights of married women, in: Ghana Law Journal, vol. 17, pp. 72-99. [10982]

Kuenyehia, Akua (1990): Ghana: Legal aid services for women, in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): Women, law and development - Action for change, OEF International Publications, Washington, pp. 53-59. [10983]

Kuenyehia, Akua (1992): Educational concerns: Legal literacy and law enforcement agencies in Ghana, in: Schuler, Margaret / Kadirgamar-Rajasingham, Sakuntala (eds.): Legal literacy: A tool for women's empowerment, Widbooks, New York, pp. 301-313. [10984]

Kuenyehia, Akua (1994): The impact of structural adjustment programs on women’s international human rights, The example of Ghana, in: Cook, Rebecca (ed.): Human rights of women, National and international perspectives, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia. [10985]

Kuenyehia, Akua (1995): Women and law, Current status of teaching and research on gender in Ghana, in: Bedu-Addo, Jerry (ed.): Women’s studies with a focus on Ghana, Selected readings, Books on African Studies, Schriesheim, pp. 90-93. [10986]

Kuenyehia, Akua (ed.) (2004): Women and law in West Africa, Situational analysis of some key issues affecting women, Sedco Publishing, Accra. [10987]

Manuh, Takyiwaa (1997): Wives, children and inestate succession in Ghana, in: Mikell, Gwendolyn (ed.): African feminism, The politics of survival in Sub-Saharan Africa, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, pp. 182-205. [10988]

Mikell, Gwendolyn (1991): Culture, law and social policy, Changing economic status of women in Ghana, in: Yale Journal of International Law, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 225-239. [10989]

Mikell, Gwendolyn (1994): The state, the courts and value: Caught between matrilineages in Ghana, in: Guyer, Jane (eds.): Money matters: Instability, values and social payments in the modern history of West African communities, Portsmouth. [10990]

Mikell, Gwendolyn (1997): Pleas for domestic relief: Akan women and family courts, in: Mikell, Gwendolyn (eds.): African feminism, The politics of survival in Sub-Saharan Africa, Philadelphia, pp. 96-126. [10991]

Obeng, Samuel / Stoeltje, Beverly J. (2002): Women's voices in Akan juridical discourse, in: Africa Today,vol. 49, pp. 21-41. [10992]

Osei- Boateng, Rebecca (1998): Leading the legal battle, Gender rights in Ghana, in: Agyemang-Mensah, Nana (ed.): Maintaining the momentum of Beijing, The contribution of African gender NGOs, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, pp. 64-70. [10993]

Quisumbing, Agnes / Payongaong, Ellen et al. (2001): Women’s land rights in the transition to individualized ownership: Implications for tree-resource management in Western Ghana, in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 157-181. [10994]

Stoeltje, Beverly (1998): Narration and negotiation, A women’s case in the queenmother’s court in Ghana, in: Rouveroy van Niewaal, E.A.B. van / Zips, Werner (eds.): Sovereignity, legitimacy and power in West African societies, Perspectives from legal anthropology, Lit-Verlag, Hamburg, pp. 172-190. [10995]

Wanitzek, Ulrike (1991): Integration of personal laws and women’s access to property in Ghana, The Matrimonial Causes Act of 1971, in: Third World Legal Studies, pp. 75-107. [10996]

Wanitzek, Ulrike (1995): Bulsa marriage law in practice: Women as social actors in a patriarchal society, in: Zips, W. / Nieuwaal, E.A.B. van Rouveroy (ed.): Sovereignty, legitimacy and power in West African societies, Perspectives from legal anthropology, Lit-Verlag, Münster, pp. 119-171. [10997]

Zabel, Shirley (1969): Legislative history of the Gold Coast and Nigerian Marriage Ordinance, part 1 and 2, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 64-79 and vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 158-217. [10998]


Guinea

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Guinea Bisseau

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Ivory Coast

Dee Vellenga, Dorothy (1971): Attempts to change marriage laws in Ghana and the Ivory Coast, in: Foster, P. / Zolberg, A. R. (eds.): Ghana and the Ivory Coast, Perspectives on modernization, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, pp. 125-150. [10999]

Dopkin, Marlene (1968): Colonialism and the legal status of women in francophonic Africa, in: Cahiers d’Etudes Africaines, vol. 8, pp. 390-405. [11000]

Ellovich, Risa (1985): The law and Ivorian women, in: Anthropos, vol. 80, pp. 185-197. [11001]

Tiemoko, Richmond (2001): The gender age gap, Marriage and rights in the Cote d'Ivoire, in: Development, vol. 44, pp. 104-106. [11005]

Toungara, Jeanne Maddox (1994): Inventing the African family: Gender and family law reform in Cote d’Ivoire, in: Journal of Social History, vol. 28, pp. 37-61. [11002]

Toungara, Jeanne Maddox (1997): Women and family in Cote d’Ivoire, in: Mikell, Gwendolyn (ed.): African feminism, The politics of survival in Sub-Saharan Africa, Philadelphia, pp. 53-76. [11003]

Toungara, Jeanne Maddox (2001): Changing the meaning of marriage, Women and family law in Cote d’Ivoire, in: Crummings, Sarah / van Dam, Henk et al. (eds.): Gender perspectives on property and inheritance, A global source book, KIT-Publishers, Amsterdam, pp. 33-49. [11004]


Kenya

Agimba, Christine Anyango (1987): An examination of the legal status of the Kenyan woman in the area of personal law, A study of the Wambui Otieno case, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 10, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11006]

Aliber, Michael / Walker, Cherryl et al. (2006): The impact of HIV/AIDS on land rights, Perspectives from Kenya, in: World Development, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 704-727. [11008]

Aliber, Michael / Walker, Cherryl et al. (2004): Impact of HIV/AIDS on land rights, Case studies from Kenya, Human Science Research Council, Pretoria. [11007]

Bottelberge, Sarah (2003): The construction of gender in Luo Land, Kenya, in: Chachage, C.S.L. / Mbilinyi, Marjorie J. (eds.): Against neoliberalism: Gender, democracy and development. E & D Ltd. Dar es Salaam. [11009]

Bowman, Cynthia Grant / Kuenyehia, Akua (eds.) (2003): Women and law in Sub-Saharan Africa, Sedco Publishing, Accra. [11010]

Brown, Beverly (1993): Islamic laws, Qadhi's courts and Muslim women's legal status: The case of Kenya, in: Journal of the Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol. 14. [11011]

Caplan, Patricia (1984): Cognatic descent, Islamic law and women’s property on the East African coast, in: Hirshon, René (eds.): Women and property, women as property, London, pp. 23-43. [11012]

Clark, Carolyn M. (1980): Land and food, Women and power in nineteenth century Kikuyu, in: Africa, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 357-370. [11013]

COVAW (2002): In pursuit of justice: A research report on service providers' response to cases of violence against women in Nairobi Province, COVAW, Nairobi. [11014]

Davison, Jean (1987): Without Land We are Nothing: The Effects of Land Tenure Politics and Practices upon Rural Women in Kenya, in: Rural Africana, n.s., vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 19-33. [11015]

Davison, Jean (1988): Who Owns What? Land Registration and Tensions in Gender Relations of Production in Kenya, in: Davison, Jean (ed.): Agriculture, Women and Land, Westview Press, Boulder, pp. 157-174. [11016]

Dawuni, Jarpa (ed.) (2021): Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa, Selected studies, Routledge, London. [11633]

Doren, John van (1989): Death African style, The case of SM Otieno, in: American Journal of Comparative Law, 3, pp. 329-350. [11017]

Drimie, S. (2002): The impact of HIV/AIDS on land, Case studies from Kenya, Lesotho and South Africa, A synthesis report, FAO, Rome. [11018]

FIDA (1996): Second class citizenship: The FIDA annual report on the legal status of Kenyan women for 1996, FIDA, Nairobi. [11019]

FIDA (2002): Police training manual on gender and human rights, FIDA, Nairobi. [11020]

FIDA (2002): Reproductive rights in Kenya: From reality to action? FIDA, Nairobi. [11021]

Gordon, April (1995): Gender, ethnicity and class in Kenya: „Burying Otieno’ Revisited, in: Signs, 20, pp. 883-912. [11022]

Gwako, Edwin Laban Moogi (1998): Widow inheritance among the Maragoli of Western Kenya, in: Journal of Anthropological Research, vol. 54, pp. 173-198. [11023]

Hakansson, Thomas (1988): Bridewealth, Women and land, Social change among the Gusii of Kenya, Almqvist and Wiksell, Uppsala. [11024]

Hasci, Naima (1999): Somali refugee women’s rights in Kenya, The gap between policy and practice, in: Fox, Diana / Hasci, Naima (eds): The challenges of women’s activism and human rights in Africa, Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, pp. 115-141. [11025]

Hay, Margaret J. (1982): Women as owners, occupants and managers of property in colonial Western Kenya, in: Hay, Margaret / Wright, Marcia (eds.): African women and the law, Historical perspectives, Boston, pp. 110-124. [11026]

Hirsch, Susan (1998): Pronouncing and perserving, Gender at the discourses of disputing in an African Islamic court, University of Chicago Press, Chicago. [11027]

Human Rights Watch (2003): Double standards, Women’s property rights violations in Kenya, Human Rights Watch Publications, 15, 5, New York / Washington D.C. [11028]

Ikdahl, I. / Kameri-Mbote, Patricia et al. (2005): Human rights, formalisation of women’s land rights in Southern and Eastern Africa, IELRC Working Paper, no. 7, Nairobi. [11029]

Kabeberi, Janet (1988): Women and ownership of property in Kenya, Towards equal inequality, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 13, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11030]

Kabeberi-Macharia, Janet / Nyamu, Celstine (1998): Marriage by affidayit, Developing alternative laws on cohabitation in Kenya, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 197-216. [11031]

Kaduru, Rosemary Awino (1986): Kenya, Legal service for rural women, in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): Empowerment and the law, Strategies of Third World Women, OEF Publications, Washington D.C., pp. 236-243. [11038]

Kameri-Mbote, Patricia (2000): Violence against women in Kenya, An analysis of law, policy and institutions, IELRC Working Paper no. 1, Nairobi. [11032]

Kameri-Mbote, Patricia (2002): Gender dimensions of law, colonialism and inheritance in East Africa, Kenyan women’s experiences, in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, 35, 3, pp. 373-387. [11033]

Kameri-Mbote, Patricia (2003): Gender considerations in constitution-making, Engendering women’s rights in the legal process, in: University of Nairobi Law Journal, pp. 156-163. [11034]

Kameri-Mbote, Patricia (2004): The coverage of gender issues in the Draft Bill of the Constitution of Kenya 2002, Have the hens finally come home to roost for Kenyan women? In: University of Nairobi Law Journal, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-14. [11035]

Kameri-Mbote, Patricia (2005): The land has tis owners! Gender issues in land tenure under customary law in Kenya, IELRC Working Paper no. 9, Nairobi. [11036]

Kameri-Mbote, Patricia (2006): Women’s land rights and the environment, The Kenyan experience, in: Development, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 43-48. [11037]

Kameri-Mbote, Patricia (1995): The law of succession in Kenya: Gender perspectives in property management and control, Women and Law in East Africa (WLEA), Nairobi. [11039]

Kibvana, Kivutha / Mute, Lawrence (eds.) (2000): Law and the quest for gender equality in Kenya, Claripress, Nairobi. [11040]

Lee Smith, Diana (1996): Women`s and men`s rights to land in Eastern Africa, in: Schlyter, Ann (ed.): A place to live, Gender research on housing in Africa, Publications of the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, pp. 47-63. [11041]

Lehmwald, Alexandra (2007): Gender und Landrechte, Kenia, Genderbox, Internet-Recherche/Deskstudie zu Gender und Landrechten, Wiener Institut für Entwicklungsfragen und Zusammenarbeit, Wien. [11042]

Maas, Maria (1986): It is always good to have land, Women’s groups in Kiambu, Kenya, African Studies Centre, Research Report, No. 26, Leiden. [11043]

Mackenzie, Fiona (1990): Gender and land rights in Morang’se district, Kenya, in: Journal of Peasant Studies, vol. 17, no. 4 pp. 609-643. [11044]

Mackenzie, Fiona (1990): Without a woman there is no land, Marriage and land rights in smallholder agriculture, Kenya, in: Resources for Feminist Research, vol. 19, no. 3-4, pp. 68-74. [11045]

Mackenzie, Fiona (1995): A farm is like a child who cannot be left unguarded, Gender, Land and Labour in Central Province, Kenya, in: Bulletin of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS Bulletin), vol. 26, pp. 12-23. [11046]

Mackenzie, Fiona (1997): Changing women’s rights over property in Western Kenya, in: Weisner, Thomas / Bradley, Candice / Kilbride, Philip (eds.): African families and the crisis of social change, Bergin and Garvey Publishers, Westport, pp. 283-298. [11047]

Mak, K. (2005): Engendering property rights: Women's insecure land tenure and its implications for development policy in Kenya and Uganda, in: Journal of Public and International Affairs, vol. 16, pp. 145-166. [11050]

Mayambala, Ester (1996): Changing the terms of the debate: Polygamy and the rights of women in Kenya and Uganda, in: East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 3, 2, pp. 200–238. [11053]

Mbeo, Mary Adhiambo (ed.) (1989): Women and the law in Kenya, Public Law Institute, Nairobi. [11048]

Mbugua, Jane / Kamau Mubuu (2001): Gender dimensions of politics, law and violence in Kenya, Women and Law in East Africa (WLEA), International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA-Kenya), Nairobi. [11049]

Munyakho, Dorothy (1994): Kenyan women press for land rights, in: African Farmer, no. 11, pp. 8-9. [11051]

Munyakho, Dorothy (2000): Less than human treatment, maternity protection in Kenya, in: Mirsky, Judith / Radlett, Marty (eds.): No paradise yet, The world’s women face the new century, Zed Books, London. [11052]

Muteshi, Jacinta (1998): A refusal to argue with inconvenient evidence, Women Proprietorship and Kenyan law, in: Dialectical Anthropology, vol. 23, pp. 55-81. [11055]

Mutongi, Kenda (1999): Worries of the heart: Widowed mothers, daughters and masculinities in Maragoli, Western Kenya, 1950-1960, in: Journal of African History, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 67-86. [11054]

Nagel, Mechthild (2005): Environment justice and women’s rights, A tribute to Wangari Maathai, in: Wagadu, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-7. [11056]

Nasimiyu, Ruth (1997): Changing women’s rights over property in Western Kenya, in: Weisner, Thomas / Bradley, Candice / Kilbride, Philip (eds.): African families and the crisis of social change, Bergin and Garvey Publishers, Westport, pp. 283-298. [11057]

Nyamu-Musembi, Celestine (2002): Are local norms and practices fences or pathways? The example of women’s property rights, in: An-Na’im, Abdullahi (ed.): Cultural transformation and human rights in Africa, Zed Books, London, pp. 126-150. [11058]

Nzioki, A. (2002): The effect of land tenure on women`s access and control of land in Kenya, in: An-Na’im, Abdullahi (ed.): Cultural transformation and human rights in Africa, Zed Books, London. [11059]

Okeyo, Pala Achola (1980): Daughters of the lakes and rivers: Colonization and land rights of Luo women, in: Etienne, Mona / Leacock, Eleanor (eds.): Women and colonization, Praeger Publishers, New York, pp. 186-213. [11060]

Okeyo, Pala Achola (1980): The Joluo equation - Land reforms lower status for women, in: Ceres, 13, 3, pp. 37-42. [11061]

Okeyo, Pala Achola (1983): Women’s access to land and their role in decision-making, Experiences from Kenya, in: Journal of Eastern African Research and Development, no. 13, pp. 69-87. [11062]

Okoth-Ogendo, H.W.O. (1975): The changing system of land tenure and the rights of women, in: Pala, Achola (ed.): The participation of women in Kenya society, Kenya Literature Bureau, Nairobi, pp. 132-139. [11063]

Omale, Juliana (2000): Tested to their limit, Sexual harrassment in schools and educational institutions in Kenya, in: Mirsky, Judith / Radlett, Marty (eds.): No paradise yet, The world’s women face the new century, Zed Books, London. [11064]

Pala, A.O. (1983): Women’s access to land and their role in agriculture and decision-making, in: Journal of Eastern African Research and Development, vol. 13, pp. 69-85. [11065]

Salim, Ahmed (1990): Conflict between common law and customary law in Kenya, Regarding burial rights, in: in: Abun-Nasr, Jamil / Spellenberg, Ulrich / Wanitzek, Ulrike (eds.): Law, society, and national identity in Africa, Helmut Buske Verlag, Hamburg, pp. 133-138. [11066]

Schuhmann, Ralph (1991): Interne Kollisionsnorm und traditionelles Recht im Spannungsfeld des kulturellen Wandels, The case of Otieno, in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, 24, 3, pp. 245-270. [11067]

Schuhmann, Ralph (1991): Interne Kollisionsnorm und traditionelles Recht im Spannungsfeld des kulturellen Wandels, The case of Otieno, in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, 24, 3, pp. 245-270. [11072]

Shadle, Brett (1999): Changing traditions to meet current altering conditions: Customary law, African courts, and the rejection of codification in Kenya, 1930-1960, in: Journal of African History, vol. 40, pp. 411-431. [11068]

Shadle, Brett (2003): Bridewealth and female consent, Marriage disputes in African courts, Gusiiland, Kenya, in: Journal of African History, vol. 44, pp. 241-262. [11069]

Shadle, Brett (2006): Girls cases, Marriage and colonialism in Kenya, 1890-1970, Heinemann,Oxford. [11070]

Shadle, Brett (2008): Rape in the courts of Gusiiland, Kenya, 1940s-1960s, in: African Studies Review, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 27-50. [11071]

Stamp, Patricia (1991): Burying Otieno: The politics of gender and ethnicity in Kenya, in: Signs, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 808-848. [11073]

White, Luise (1990): Body fluids an usufruct, Controlling property in Nairobi, 1917-1939, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 24, pp. 418-438. [11074]

Whyte, Raynolds Susan (1990): The widow’s dream: Sex and death in Western Kenya, in: Jackson, M. / Karp, I. (eds.): Personhood and agency, The experience of self and other in African cultures, Publications of the African Studies Centre, Uppsala, pp. 95-114. [11077]

Wipper, Audrey (1971): Equal rights for women in Kenya, in: Journal of Modern African Studies, 9. 3, pp. 429-438. [11078]

Wölte, Sonja (2002): Von lokal nach international und zurück, Gewalt gegen Frauen und internationale Menschenrechtspolitik, in: Dackweiler, Regina-Maria / Schäfer, Reinhild (Hrsg.): Gewaltverhältnisse, Feministische Perspektiven auf Geschlecht und Gewalt, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt, pp. 221-248. [11075]

Wölte, Sonja (2003): Claiming women’s rights and contesting spaces, Women’s movements and the International Women’s Human Rights discourse in Africa, in: Braig, Marianne / Wölte, Sonja (eds.): Common grounds or mutual exclusion? Women’s movements and international perspectives, Zed Books, London, pp. 171-188. [11076]


Lesotho

Burman, Sandra (1990): Fighting a two-pronged attack: The changing legal status of women in Cape-ruled Basutholand, 1872-1884, in: Walker, Cherryl (ed.): Women and gender in South Africa to 1945, London, pp. 48-75. [11080]

Dingake, Oagile (2001): A critical analysis of women's access to land in the WLSA (Women and Law in Southern Africa) Countries: Botswana. Lesotho Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Women and Law in Southern Africa Research and Educational Trust, Harare. [11081]

Everett, Elizabeth (1997): Women’s rights, the family and organisational culture: A Lesotho case study, in: Gender and Development, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 54-59. [11082]

Fanana, N.A.M. (2001): Legal dualism and the rights of women, Thoughts for law reform in Lesotho, in: Lesotho Law Journal:, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 119-150. [11083]

Letuka, Puleng et al. (1996): Inhertiance in Lesotho, Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project, Maseru. [11084]

Letuka, Puleng et al. (1997): Maintenance in Lesotho, Women and Law in Southern African Research Trust, Maseru. [11085]

Letuka, Puleng et al. (1998): Family belonging for women in Lesotho, Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust, Maseru. [11086]

Mamashela, Mthokoa (1985): Women and development in Africa with special reference to the legal disabilities of married women in Lesotho, in. Journal of East African Research and Development, 15, pp. 164-170. [11087]

Mamashela, Mthokoa (1986): Lesotho: Women, marriage, and the law, in: in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): Empowerment and the law, Strategies of third world women, OEF Publications, Washington, pp. 126-134. [11088]

Mamashela, Mthokoa (1989): Legal dualism in Lesotho, with particular reference to marriage and succession, in: Law and Anthropology, 4. [11089]

Mamashela, Mthokoa (1991): Divorce law in Lesotho: A critical appraisal of guilt principle and the present grounds for divorce, in: Lesotho Law Journal, vol. 7, pp. 21-48. [11090]

Matete-Lieb, Tiisetso (1997): Frauen und Räume - geschlechtsspezifische Auswirkungen von Tradition und Gesetz in Lesotho, in: Frauen in der einen Welt - Zeitschrift für interkulturelle Frauenalltagsforschung, 2, pp. 64-76. [11091]

Modo, I.V.O. (2001): The changing family structure and legal lag in Lesotho: Implications for the future: African Anthropologist, vol. 8, pp. 69-84. [11092]

Poulter, Sebastian (1977): Marriage, divorce and legitimacy in Lesotho, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 67-78. [11093]

Seeiso, Seitebatso / Kanono. L.M. et al. (1990): The legal situation of women in Lesotho, in: Stewart, J. / Armstrong, Alice (ed.): The legal situation of women in Southern Africa, University of Zimbabwe Publications, Harare, pp. 47-74. [11094]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2000): In search for justice, Where do women in Lesotho go? WLSA Publications, Morija. [11095]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2001): A critical analysis of women’s access to land in the WLSA countries, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, WLSA Publication, Harare. [11096]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2002): Lobola, Its implications for women’s reproductive rights in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Weaver Press, Harare. [11097]


Liberia

Brumskine, Margaret (1996): Marital rape exemption in the United States and possibility for reform in Liberia, in: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 236-258. [11079]


Madagascar

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Malawi

Boyd, Lydia / Burrill, Emily (eds.) (2020): Legislating gender and sexuality in Africa, Human rights, society, and the state, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [11098]

Chanock, Martin (1982): Making customary law - Men, women, and courts in colonial Northern Rhodesia, in: Hay, Margaret / Wright, Marcia (eds.): African women and the law - Historical perspectives, Boston, pp. 53-67. [11099]

Chanock, Martin (1987): Law, custom and social order - The colonial experience in Malawi and Zambia, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [11100]

Chirwa, Vera (2008): Fearless fighter, An autobiography, Zed Books, London. [11101]

Chiweza, Asiyati (2005): Women's inheritance rights in Malawi: The role of district assemblies, in: Development in Practice, vol. 15, pp. 83-89. [11102]

Chiweza, Asiyati (2005): Women's inheritance rights in Malawi: The role of district assemblies, in: Development in Practice, vol. 15, pp. 83-89. [11122]

Chiweza, Asiyati (2008): The challenges of promoting legal empowerment in developing countries, Women’s land ownership and inheritance rights in Malawi, in: Banik, Dan (ed.): Rights and legal empowerment in eradicating poverty, Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 201-216. [11123]

Hansen, J.D. / Luckert, M.K. et al. (2005): Tree planting under customary tenure systems in Malawi: Impacts of marriage and inheritance patterns, in: Agricultural Systems, vol. 84, pp. 99-118. [11103]

Malawi Law Commission (2005): Overview and issues of gender-based law reform in Malawi, Publication of the Malawi Law Commission, Lilongwe. [11104]

Mvududu, Sara (2005): Lobola: Its implications for women's reproductive rights in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, WLSA Publications/ Weaver Press, Harare. [11105]

Peters, Pauline (1997): Against many odds: Matriliny, land and gender in the Shire highlands of Malawi, in: Critique of Anthropology, vol. 17, pp. 189-210. [11106]

Ribohn, Ulrika (2002): `Human rights and the multiparty system have swallowed our traditions': Conceiving women and culture in the new Malawi, in: Englund, Harri (ed.): A democracy of chameoleons: Politics and culture in the New Malawi, Nordic African Institute,Uppsala. [11107]

Rose, Laurel (2002): Women's strategies for customary land access in Swaziland and Malawi: A comparative study, in: Africa Today, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 123-149. [11108]

Semu, Linda (2002): Kamuzu's Mbumba: Malawi women's embeddedness to culture in the face of international political pressure and internal legal change, in: Africa Today, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 77-100. [11109]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2000): In search for justice, Women and the administration of justice in Malawi, WLSA Publications, Blantyre. [11110]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2001): A critical analysis of women’s access to land in the WLSA countries, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, WLSA Publication, Harare. [11111]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2002): Dispossessing the widow: Gender based violence in Malawi. Written by Seodi Venekai-Rudo White & Dorothy nya Kaunda Kamanga et al., WLSA Publications, Blantyre. [11112]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2002): Lobola, Its implications for women’s reproductive rights in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Weaver Press, Harare. [11113]


Mali

Boyd, Lydia / Burrill, Emily (eds.) (2020): Legislating gender and sexuality in Africa, Human rights, society, and the state, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [11115]

Boye, Abd-el K. et al. (1991): Marriage law and practice in the Sahel, in: Studies in Family Planning, vol. 22, pp. 343-349. [11116]

Brand, Saskia M.A.A. (1998): Civil law vs the Mande conception of gendered personhood: The case of Bamako, Mali / In: Risseeuw, Carla / Ganesh, Kamala (eds.): Negotiation and social space: A gendered analysis of changing kin and security networks in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Sage Publications, London, pp. 137-153. [11114]

Ewelukwa, Uche (2002): Post-colonialism, gender, customary injustice, Widows in African societies, in: Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 424-486. [11117]

Grigsby, William (1996): Women, descent, and tenure succession among the Bambara of West Africa, A changing landscape, in: Human Organization, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 93-98. [11118]

Roberts, Richard (1984): Women’s work and women’s property, in: Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 229-250. [11119]

Schulz, Dorothea (2003): Political factions, ideological fictions, The controversy over family law reform in democratic Mali, in: Islamic Law and Society, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 132-164. [11120]

Wing, Susanna (2002): Women activists in Mali: The global discourse on human rights, in: Naples, Nancy A. / Desai, Manisha (eds.): Women's activism and globalization: Linking local struggles and transnational politics, Routledge, New York, pp. 172-188. [11121]


Mauritius

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Mozambique

Berg, Nina / Gundersen, Aase (1991): Legal reform in Mozambique - Equality and emancipation for women through popular justice?, in: Stolen, Kristi Ann / Vaa, Mariken (eds.): Gender and change in developing countries, Norwegean University Press, Oslo, pp. 223-246. [11124]

Bonate, Liazaat (2003): Women’s land rights in Mozambique - Cultural, legal and social contexts, in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women's rights, Zed Books, London, pp. 96-132. [11125]

Bonate, Liazaat (2005): Muslim women and the discourse of Islamic law in Northern Mozambique, unpublished paper presented at the international conference “Writing African Women”, 19-22.1.2005, University of the Western Cape, Bellville. [11126]

Francisco, Maria Noemia (1988): Women in the context of legal reform in Mozambique, Working Papers in Women’s Law, Working Paper no. 14, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11127]

Pelzer, Kathrin (2007): Frauenrechte, Länderprofil, Mosambik, Genderbox, Internet-Recherche/Deskstudie zu Gender und Landrechten, Wiener Institut für Entwicklungsfragen und Zusammenarbeit, Wien. [11128]

Pinto, Ana Maria Pessoa (1995): Sexual division of labour and developments in the law of Mozambique, in: Ludwar-Ene, Gudrun / Reh, Mechthild (eds.): Gender and identity in Africa, Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung 8, Münster - Hamburg, pp. 187-196. [11129]

Rodet, Marie (2007): Gender und Landrechte, Mosambik, Genderbox, Internet-Recherche/Deskstudie zu Gender und Landrechten, Wiener Institut für Entwicklungsfragen und Zusammenarbeit, Wien. [11130]

UN Habitat (2006): Mozambique, Land tenure and gender review, Southern Africa, UN Habitat, Nairobi. [11131]

Welch, Gita H. et al. (1987): Transforming family law: New directions in Mozambique, in: Armstrong, Alice K. (ed.): Women and law in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe Publishing House, Harare, pp. 105-124. [11132]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (1997): Families in a changing environment in Mozambique. Written by Ximena Andrade & Ana Maria Loforte et al.: WLSA Publications, Maputo. [11133]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2001): Power and violence. Femicide and homicide in Mozambique. Written by Conceicao Osório & Ximena Andrade et al.: WLSA Publications, Maputo. [11134]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2001): A critical analysis of women’s access to land in the WLSA countries, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, WLSA Publication, Harare. [11135]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2002): Lobola, Its implications for women’s reproductive rights in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Weaver Press, Harare. [11136]


Namibia

Becker, Heike (1997): Voreheliche Sexualität und traditionelles Recht in Nordnamibia, in: Peripherie, Nr. 65/66, pp. 157-187. [11137]

Becker, Heike (1998): Gender aspects of traditional authorities and customary courts in Northern Namibia, in: D’Engelbronner-Kolff, F.M. / Hinz, M.O. / Sindano, J.L. (eds.): Traditional authority and democracy in Southern Africa, New Namibia Books, Windhoek, pp. 257-289. [11138]

Bonthys, Elsje (2000): Deny thy father and refuse thy name, Namibian equality jurisprudence and married women’s surnames, in: South African Law Journal, vol. 117, p. 464. [11139]

Fitchat, Sandra (2005): Inheritance issues, Legal Assistance Centre, Windhoek. [11140]

Gawanas, Bienas (1987): Women's struggle within the national liberation struggle, in: Journal of African Marxists, pp. 50-54. [11141]

Gawanas, Bienas (1991): Namibian independence, in: Bazilli, Susan (ed.): Putting women on the agenda, Ravan Press, Johannesburg, pp. 248-255. [11142]

Gawanas, Bienas (1992): Legal rights of Namibian women and Affirmative Action: The eradification of gender inequalities, in: Agenda, no. 14, pp. 3-9. [11143]

Gawanas, Bienas (1993): Legal rights of Namibian women and affirmative action: The eradication of gender inequalities, in: Review of African Political Economy, No. 56, pp. 116-123. [11144]

Gawanas, Bienas (1993): Stuck in the middle: Women, the family and two systems of law, Namibia Review, vol. 2, pp. 24-29. [11145]

Gawanas, Bienas (1995): Human rights through the eyes of Namibian women, in: Human rights education and advocacy in Namibia in the 1990s: A tapestry of perspectives, New Namibia Books, Windhoek. [11146]

Gender Research and Advocacy Project (2005): Marital property in civil and customary marriages, Proposals for Law Reform, Legal Assistance Centre, Windhoek. [11147]

Gender Research and Advocacy Project (2005): The meaning of inheritance, Perpsectives on the Namibian practices, Legal Assistance Centre, Windhoek. [11148]

Hinz, Manfred O. (1997): Law reform from within, Improving the legal status of women in northern Namibia, in: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 39, pp. 69-79. [11149]

Hinz, Manfred O. (1998): Family law in Namibia, The challenge of customary and constutional law, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 139-152. [11150]

Hubbard, Diana (1991): A critical discussion of the law on Rape in Namibia, in: Bazzili, Susan (ed.): Putting women on the agenda, Ravan Press, Johannesburg, pp. 134-167. [11151]

Hubbard, Diana (1994): Should a minimum sentence for rape be imposed in Namibia, in: Murray, Christina (ed.): Gender and the new South African legal order, Juta Press, Cape Town, pp. 228-255. [11152]

Hubbard, Diana (2007): Ideas about equality in Namibian family law, in: Melber, Henning (ed.): Transitions in Namibia, Which changes for whom? Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, pp. 209-229. [11153]

Legal Assistance Centre (2000): Namibian men against violence against women, Legal Assistance Centre / Ford Foundation, Windhoek. [11154]

Legal Assistance Centre (2007): Rape in Namibia, An assessment of the operation of the combating of Rape Act 8 of 2000, Full Report, Legal Assistance Centre, Windhoek. [11155]

Ruppel, Oliver (2010): Women’s rights and customary law in Namibia: A conflict between human and cultural rights? BAB Working Paper, BAB, Basel. [11156]

Sippel, Harald (1997): Die Gleichberechtigung von Frau und Mann in der Ehe nach dem Married Persons Equality Act (1996) von Namibia, in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, 30, 3, pp. 380-398. [11157]

Thomas, Felicity (2007): Global rights, local realities, Negotiating gender equality and sexual rights in the Caprivi Region, Namibia, in: Culture, Health and Society, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 599-614. [11158]

Thomas, Felicity (2008): Remarriage after spousal death, Options facing widows and implications for livelihood security, in: Gender and Development, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 73-83. [11159]

UN Habitat (2006): Namibia: Law, land tenure and gender review, Southern Africa, UN-Habitat, Nairobi. [11160]


Niger

Alidou, Hassana (2008): Women, religion and discourse of legal ideology in Niger Republic, in: Africa Today, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 21-36. [11161]

Boyd, Lydia / Burrill, Emily (eds.) (2020): Legislating gender and sexuality in Africa, Human rights, society, and the state, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [11162]

Soulas de Russel, Dominique (1999): Die Frauenförderung als Teilauftrag eines Rechtsberatungsprojekts – Erfahrungen im Sahel / Niger, 1995-97, in: Recht in Afrika, Heft 2, pp. 187-199. [11163]

Vicari, Marianne (2007): Auswirkungen der Handelsliberalisierung auf Frauenrechte in Niger, in: Menschenrechtsmagazin, Heft 2, pp. 194-200. [11164]


Nigeria

Abdullah, Hussaina (2002): Religious revivalism, human rights activism and the struggle for women's rights in Nigeria, in: Na'im, Abd A.A. (ed.): Cultural transformation and human rights in Africa, Zed Books, London, pp. 151-191. [11165]

Abdullah, Hussaina / Hamza, Ibrahim (2003): Women and land in Northern Nigeria, The need for independent ownership rights in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women's rights, Zed Books, London, pp. 133-175. [11166]

Adamu, Fatima (2004): Haushaltsstrategien, Frauen und Sharia-Gerichtshöfe in Sokoto/Nordnigeria, in: Peripherie, Nr. 95, pp. 284-305. [11167]

Akande, Jade / Kuye, Priscilla (1986): Nigeria – Family law project, in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): Empowerment and the law, Strategies of Third World Women, OEF Publications, Washington D.C., pp. 335-342. [11168]

Bossaller, Anke (2005): Nigeria, Steinigungsurteile, in: Inamo, Nr. 41, pp. 27-29. [11169]

Callaway, Barbara / Schildkrout, Enid (1986): Law, education and social change, Implications of muslim Hausa women in Nigeria, in: Iglitzin, Lynne / Ross, Ruth (eds.): Women in the world, 1975-1985, Clio Press, Oxford, pp. 181-195. [11170]

Christelow, Alan (1991): Women and the law in early twentieth century Kano, in: Coles, Catherine / Mack, Beverly (eds.): Hausa women in the twentieth century, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, pp. 130-144. [11171]

Dawuni, Jarpa (ed.) (2021): Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa, Selected studies, Routledge, London. [11638]

Ene, Ebele (1998): Family planning, fertility control and the law in Nigeria, The choices for a new century, in: African Journal of Reproductive Health, vol. 2, pp. 82-95. [11172]

Kaplan, Flora Edouwaye (1997): “Runaway wives”, Native law and custom in Benin, and early colonial courts, Nigeria, in: Kaplan, Flora Edouwaye (ed.): Queens, Queen Mothers, Priestresses, and power, Case studies in African gender, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, New York, pp. 245-314. [11173]

Mann, Kristin (1981): Marriage choices among the educated African elite in Lagos colony, 1880-1915, in: Journal of African Historical Studies, 14, 2, pp. 37-56. [11174]

Mann, Kristin (1982): Women’s land rights in law and practice, Marriage dispute settlement in colonial Lagos, in: Hay, Margaret / Wright, Marcia (eds.): African women and the law, Historical perspectives, Boston University Papers, Boston, pp. 151-171. [11175]

Ngwake, J. (2002): Researching women’s economic, social and cultural rights, Challenges and strategies in Nigeria, in: Candian Journal of Women and Law, 14, pp. 1-42. [11176]

Nzegwu, N. (2002): Gender equality in dual sex system, The case of Onitsha, in: Jenda, A Journal of Culture and Women`s Studies, vol. 1, 1. [11177]

Okeke, Philomena (2000): Reconfiguring tradition: Women’s rights and social status in contemporary Nigeria, in: Africa Today, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 49-63. [11178]

Okome, Mojbol O. (2002): Domestic, regional and international protection of Nigerian women against discrimination, Constraints and possibilities, in: African Studies Quarterly, vol. 6, issue 3, pp. 1-12. [11179]

Pierce, Steven (2003): Farmers and ‘prostitutes’: Twentieth-century problems of female inheritance in Kano Emirate, Nigeria, in: Journal of African History, vol. 44, pp. 463-486. [11180]

Sa’ad, Abdul-Mumin (2001): Traditional institutions and the violence of women’s human rights in Africa: The Nigerian case, in: Rwomire, Apollo (ed.): African women and children, Crisis and response, Praeger Publishers, Westport, pp. 67-90. [11181]

Tertsakian, Carina (2004): Nigeria: `Political shari'a'? Human rights and Islamic law in Northern Nigeria Human Rights Watch, New York. [11182]

Zabel, Shirley (1969): Legislative history of the Gold Coast and Nigerian Marriage Ordinance, part 1 and 2, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 64-79 and vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 158-217. [11183]


Rwanda

Askin, Kelly (1999): Sexual violence in decisions and indictments of the Yugoslav and Rwandan tribunals, Current Status, in: The American Journal of International Law, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 97-123. [11184]

Brown, Jennifer / Uvuza, Justin (2006): Women’s land rights in Rwanda: How can they be protected and strengthened as the land law is implemented? RDI Report no. 123, Rural Development Institute, Washington D.C. [11185]

Burnet, Ariane / Helal, Solon Isabelle (1998): Monitoring the prosecution of gender-related crimes in Rwanda, A brief field report, in: Peace and Conflict, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 393-397. [11186]

Burnet, Ariane / Helal, Solon Isabelle (2003): Culture, practice and law, Women’s access to land in Rwanda, in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa, Culture, religion and realizing women’s rights in Africa, Zed Books, London, pp. 176-206. [11187]

Burnet, Jennie and the Rwandan Initiative for Sustainable Development (2003): Culture, practice and law, Women’s access to land in Rwanda, in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women's rights, Zed Books, London, pp. 176-206. [11188]

Mageza-Barthel, Rirhandu (2012): Asserting their presence! Women’s quest for transitional justice in post-genocide Rwanda, in. Buckley-Zistel, Susanne / Stanley, Ruth (eds.): Gender in transitional justice, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 163-190. [11189]

Mageza-Barthel, Rirhandu (2016): Tracing women’s rights after genocide, The case of Rwanda, in: Wibben, Annick (ed.): Researching war, Feminist methods, ethics and politics, Routledge, New York, pp. 147-166. [11190]

Nowrojee, B. (1996): Scattered lives: Sexual violence during the Rwanda genocide and its aftermath, Human Rights Watch, New York. [11191]

Nowrojee, Binaifer / Regan, Ralph (1988): Juctice for women victims of violence, Rwanda after the 1994 genocide, in: Amadiume, Ifi / An-Nai’im, Abdullahi (eds.): The politics of memory, Truth, healing and social justice, Zed Books, London, pp. 162-175. [11192]

Ntampaka, Charles (1997): Family law in Rwanda, in: Bainham, Andrew (ed.): International Survey of Family Law, Nijoff Publishers, Amsterdam, pp. 415-433. [11193]

Rombouts, Heidy (2006): Women and reparations in Rwanda, A long path to travel, in: Rubio-Marin, Ruth (ed.): What happened to the women? Gender and reparations for human rights violations, Publication of the Social Science Research Council, New York, pp. 194-245. [11194]

Rose, Laurel (2004): Women’s land access in post-conflict Rwanda, Bridging the gap between customary land law and pending land legislation, in: Texas Journal of Women and the Law, 13, 1, pp. 346-351. [11195]

UN High Commission for Refugees, Kigali Office (2001): Women, property rights and the land question in Rwanda, in: Buregeya, Alfred / Gorling, Marguerite et al. (eds.): Women’s land and property rights in situations of conflicts and reconstuction, Unifem Publications, New York, pp. 38-44. [11196]


Senegal

Baum, Robert (2004): Crimes of the dream world, French trials of Diola witches in colonial Sengal, in: International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 201-228. [11197]

Diop Tine, Ngoné / Sy, Mohamadou (2003): Women and land in Africa: A case study from Senegal, in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women's rights, Zed Books, London, pp. 207-231. [11198]

London, Scott (2010): Constructing law, contesting violence, The Senegalese Family Code and narratives of domestic abuse, in: Burrill, Emily / Roberts, Richard / Thornberry, Elizabeth (eds.): Domestic violence and the law in colonial and post-colonial Africa, Ohio University Press, Athens, pp. 239-255. [11199]

Rodet, Marie (2004): Frauen im Spannungsfeld des “Droit colonial”, Zwei Fallbeispiele aus der Region Kayes, Senegal, Soudan Francais (1918 und 1938), in: Stichproben, 7, 4, pp. 89-106. [11200]

Sow, F. (1996): Family law in Sengegal, Continuity and change, in: Women living under Muslim Law (WLUML): Shifting boundaries in marriage and divorce in Muslim communities, Special Dossier, vol. 1, pp. 142-157. [11201]

Sow, F. (2003): Fundamentalisms, globalisation and women’s human rights in Senegal, in: Gender and Development, 11, 1, pp. 69-76. [11202]


Sierra Leone

Kuenyehia, Akua (ed.) (2004): Women and law in West Africa, Situational analysis of some key issues affecting women, Sedco Publishing, Accra. [11203]


Somalia

no entries to this combination of country and topic


South Africa

Albertyn, Cathi / Goldblatt, Beth (1998): The decriminalisation of gay sexual offences, in: South African Journal of Human Rights, 14, p. 461. [11205]

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Schäfer, Rita (2016): Frauen- und Menschenrechte im Kontrast zu geschlechtsspezifischer Gewalt und Xenophobie in Südafrika, in: Leicht, Imke / Meisterhans, Nadja / Löw, Christine / Volk, Katharina (Hrsg.), Feministische Kritiken und Menschenrechte, Barbara Budrich Verlag, Opladen, pp.133-147. [11601]

Schäfer, Rita (2005): Im Schatten der Apartheid, Geschlechtsspezifische Gewalt und Frauen-Rechtsorganisationen in Südafrika, Lit-Verlag, Münster-Berlin. [11347]

Sloth-Nielsen, Julia / van Heerden, Belinda (1998): Signposts on the road to equality, Towards the new millenium for parents, children and families in South Africa, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 353-368. [11346]

Smythe, D. / Jefthas, D. et al. (2007): Sexual offences and HIV/AIDS, Challenges for magistrates, Report, guidelines and recommendations, UCT, Cape Town. [11348]

Steyn, Elsa (1998): From closet to constitution, The South African gay family rights odyssey, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 405-432. [11349]

Vahed, Goolam (2003): Muslim marriages in South Africa: the limitations and legacy of the Indian Relief Act of 1914, in: The Journal of Natal and Zulu History, vol. 21, pp. 1-40. [11350]

Van der Spuy, E. / Parmentier, S. / Dissel, A. (eds.) (2007): Restorative justice, Politics, policies and prospects, Juta Press, Cape Town. [11352]

Van Merle, Karin (2006): Sex, gender and becoming, Post-Apartheid reflections, Pretoria University Law Press, Pretoria. [11351]

Vetten, Lisa (2006): “Show me the money”, A review of budget allocated towards the implementation of the Domestic Violence Act (no. 116 of 1998), in: Politicon, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 277-295. [11353]

Vetten, Lisa (2007): New crimes and old procedures, Can the new Sexual Offences Bill deliver on its promises? In: South African Crime Quarterly, no. 22, pp. 21-25. [11354]

Vetten, Lisa / Budlender, D. / Schneider, V. (2005): The price of protection, Costing the implementation of the Domestic Violence Act (no. 116 of 1998), CSVR, Johannesburg. [11355]

Vetten, Lisa / Gerntholtz, L. (2006): Zuma trial, Lessons for future rape trials, in: South African Labour Bulletin, August / Sept. 2006. [11356]

Vetten, Lisa / Jacobs, Tanja (2008): Towards developing and strengthening a comprehensive response to the health care needs of rape survivors, Policy Briefing, no. 1, Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre, Johannesburg. [11358]

Vetten, Lisa / Jewkes, R. (2008): Tracking justice, The attrition of rape cases through the criminal justice system in Gauteng, Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre / Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Johannesburg. [11359]

Vetten, Lisa / Schneider, L. (2006): Going somewhere slowly? A comparison of the implementation of the Domestic Violence Act (no. 116 of 1998) in an urban and semi-urban site, CSVR, Johannesburg. [11357]

Vetten, Lisa / van Jaarsveeld, F. (2008): The (mis)measure of harm, An analysis of rape sentences handed down in the regional and high courts of Gauteng Province, Working Paper, Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre, Johannesburg. [11360]

Walker, Cherryl (2005): The limits of land reform, Rethinking ‘the land question’ in: Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 805-824. [11361]

Walker, Cherryl (2005): Women, gender policy and land reform in South Africa, in: Politikon, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 297-316. [11362]

Woodhouse, Barbara Bennett (1996): Reconstructing tradition, Women and land reform, in: Rich, Paul (ed.): Reaction and renewal in South Africa, St. Martin Press, New York, pp. 144-169. [11363]

Woodhouse, Barbara Bennett (1998): Constitutional interpretation and the re-constitution of the family in the United States and South Africa, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 463-482. [11364]


South Sudan

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Sudan

Badri, Balghis (1986): Women, land ownership, and development, in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): Empowerment and the law, Strategies of Third World Women, OEF Publications, Washington D.C., pp. 76-86. [11365]

Fluehr - Lobban, C. (1987): The status of women in Islamic law, in: Fluehr-Lobban, C.(ed.): Islamic law and society in the Sudan, Cass Publications, London, pp. 81-103. [11366]

Halim, Asma Mohammed Abdel (1994): Challenges to the application of International Women’s Human Rights in the Sudan, in: Cook, Rebecca (eds.): Human rights of women, National and international perspectives, Philadelphia University Press, Philadelphia, pp. 397-421. [11367]

Halim, Asma Mohammed Abdel (1995): Rituals and angels, Female circumcision and the case of Sudan, in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): From basic needs to basic rights, Women’s claims to human rights, Publications of the Institute for Women, Law and Development, Washington, D.C., pp. 249-266. [11368]

Osman, Dina Shiek El Din (1985): The legal status of Muslim women in the Sudan, Women and development in Africa. In: Journal of Eastern African Research and Development, 15, pp. 124-142. [11369]


Swaziland / Eswatini

Adinkrah, K.O. (1990): Folk law is the culprit, women ‘non-rights’ in Swaziland, in: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, no. 30-31, pp. 9-21. [11370]

Aphane, Mary-Joyce / Hlanze, Zakhe et al. (2001): Multiple jeopardy, Domestic violence and women’s search for justice in Swaziland, WLSA Publication, Mbabane. [11371]

Booth, Alan (1992): ‚European courts protect women and witches’, Colonial law courts in Swaziland as redistributors of power in Swaziland, in: Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 253-275. [11372]

Erlank, Natasha (2003): Gendering commonality, African men and the 1883 Commission on Native Law and Custom in Swaziland, In: Journal of Southern African Studies 29, 4, pp. 937-953. [11373]

Rose, Laurel (2002): Women's strategies for customary land access in Swaziland and Malawi: A comparative study, in: Africa Today, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 123-149. [11374]

Sihlongonyane, Fana (2004): Response to ‘Gender equality rights versus traditional practices’ by John C. Daly, in: Development Southern Africa, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 719-725. [11375]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (1998): Family in transition: The experience of Swaziland. Written by Mary-Joyce Aphane Doo & Zahke Hlanze et al. Manzinzi: WLSA Publications, Mbabane. [11376]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2000): Charting the Maze, Women in pursuit of justice in Swaziland, WLSA Publications, Mbabane. [11377]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2001): Multiple jeopardy: Domestic violence and women’s search for justice in Swaziland. Written by Mary-Joyce Aphane Doo & Zahke Hlanze et al., WLSA Publications, Mbabane. [11378]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2001): A critical analysis of women’s access to land in the WLSA countries, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, WLSA Publication, Harare. [11379]

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) (2002): Lobola, Its implications for women’s reproductive rights in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Weaver Press, Harare. [11380]

Zulu, Mary Jocye Nee Aphane (1990): Maintenance law in Swaziland, the law and the practice, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 24, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11381]


Tanzania

Bakari, Adam H. (1988): The history and the impending problems of the law of property relations of spouses in Tanzania: Traditionalism versus State Law, in: Internationales Afrikaforum, 24. Jg., Heft 1, pp. 55-66. [11382]

Bond, Johanna (2005): Voices of African women, Women’s rights in Ghana, Uganda, and Tanzania, Carolina Academic Press, Durham. [11383]

Bowman, Cynthia Grant / Kuenyehia, Akua (eds.) (2003): Women and law in Sub-Saharan Africa, Sedco Publishing, Accra.(Tanzania Fallstudien) [11384]

Caplan, Pat (1983): Women’s property, Islamic law and cognatic descent, in: Hirshon, R. (ed.): Women and property, women as property, London, pp. 63-84. [11385]

Caplan, Pat (1995): Law and ‘custom’, Marital disputes on Northern Mafia Island, Tanzania, in: Caplan, Pat (ed.): Understanding disputes, The politics of argument, Berg Publishers, Oxford, pp. 203-222. [11386]

Dawuni, Jarpa (ed.) (2021): Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa, Selected studies, Routledge, London. [11637]

Gondwe, Zebron Steven (1990): Female inestate succession to land in rural Tanzania, Whiter equality? Working Paper no. 202, Women and International Development, Michigan State University, East Lansing. [11387]

Hirsch, Susan (1998): Pronouncing and preserving, Gender and discourses in an African Islamic Court, University of Chicago Press, Chicago. [11388]

Hirsch, Susan (2002): Feminist participatory research on legal consciousness, in: Starr, June / Goodale, Mark (eds.): Practicing ethnography in law, New dialogues, enduring methods, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, pp. 13-33. [11389]

Hirsch, Susan (2002): The power of participation, Language and gender in Tanzanian law reform campaigns, in: Africa Today, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 51-76. [11390]

Hodgson, Dorothy (1996): „My daughter... belongs to the government now“: Marriage, Maasai, and the Tanzanian state, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, 30, 1, pp. 106-123. und in: Hodgson, Dorothy / McCurdy, Sheryl (eds.): „Wicked“ women and the reconfiguration of gender, James Currey, Oxford, pp. 149-167. [11391]

Kassim, Sherbanu (1987): Women and pensions, A story of Tanzania’s national Provident Fund Act 1964 and Parastatal Pension Act 1978, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 8, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11392]

Klemp, Ludgera (1997): Befreiung durch rechtliche Anpassung in Tanzania, in: Braig, Marianne (Hg.): Begegnungen und Einmischungen, Akademischer Verlag, Stuttgart, pp. 417-428. [11393]

Koda, Bertha (1998): Changing land tenure systems in the contemporary matrilineal system, The gendered dimension, in: Seppala, Pekka / Koda, Bertha (eds.): The making of a peripherie, Economic development and cultural encounters in Southern Tanzania, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, pp. 195-221. [11394]

Landberg, Pamela (1986): Widows and divorced women in Swahili society, in: Potash, Betty (ed.): Widows in African societies, Choices and constraints, Stanford University Press, Stanford, pp. 107-130. [11395]

Lovett, Margot (1994): On power and powerlessness: Marriage and political metaphor in colonial western Tanzania, in: International Journal of African Historical Studies, 27, pp. 273-301. [11396]

Lovett, Margot (1996): She thinks she’s like a man: Marriage and (de)constructing gender identity in colonial Buha, Western Tanzania, 1943-1960, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 52-68. und in: Hodgson, Dorothy / McCurdy, Sheryl (eds.): „Wicked“ women and the reconfiguration of gender, James Currey, Oxford, pp. 47-66. [11397]

Manji, Ambreena (1998): Gender and the politics of land reform process in Tanzania, in: Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 645-667. [11398]

Manji, Ambreena (1999): Imagining women’s ‚legal world’: Towards a feminist theory of legal pluralism in Africa, in: Social and Legal Studies, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 435-455. [11399]

Manji, Ambreena (1999): The AIDS epidemic and women`s legal rights in Tanzania, in: Recht in Afrika, vol. 3, pp. 31-50. [11400]

Manji, Ambreena (2000): ‚Her name is Kamundage’: Rethinking women and property among the Haya of Tanzania, in: Africa, vol. 70, no. 3, pp. 482-449. [11401]

Migiro, R. (1988): The law of marriage in Tanzania, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 20, Norwegian Institute of Public Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11402]

Mtengeti-Migiro, Rose (1991): Legal developments on women’s rights to inherit land under customary law in Tanzania, in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 362-371. [11403]

Pauly-Jones, Chris (1998): The law and morality of support in the wider familiy in Germany and Tanzania, Changing perceptions and family forms, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 265-288. [11404]

Rwebangira, Magdalena (1993): Women and law in East Africa, University of Dar es Salaam Press, Dar es Salaam. [11405]

Rwebangira, Magdalena (1996): The legal status of women and poverty in Tanzania, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala. [11406]

Rwebangira, Magdalena (1998): Maintenance and care in law and practice, in: Rwebangira, Magdalena / Liljeström, Rita (eds.): Haraka, Haraka… Look before you leap, Youth at the crossroads of custom and modernity, The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, pp. 165-202. [11407]

Rwezaura, Barthazar (1990): The integration of marriage laws in Africa with special reference to Tanzania, in: Abun-Nasr, Jamil / Spellenberg, Ulrich / Wanitzek, Ulrike (eds.): Law, society, and national identity in Africa, Helmut Buske Verlag, Hamburg, pp. 139-161. [11408]

Rwezaura, Barthazar (1998): The proposed abolition of de facto unions in Tanzania, A case of sailing against the social current, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 175-198. [11409]

Rwezaura, Barthazar (1999): Gender justice and children’s rights, A banner for family law reform in Tanzania, in: Bainhan, A. (eds.): International Survey of African Family Law, Kluwer Internatinal, The Hague. [11410]

Stiles, Erin (2003): When is a divorce a divorce? Determining intention in Zanzibar’s Islamic courts, in: Ethnology, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 273-288. [11411]

TAMWA (Tansanian Media Women’s Association) / Siti, Sauti ya (1993): Violence against women in Tanzania, in: Review of African Political Economy, 56, pp. 111-116. [11412]

TAMWA (Tansanian Media Women’s Association) / Siti, Sauti ya (1994): How common is sexual harassment in Tanzania? in: Davies, Miranda (ed.): Women and violence, Zed Books, London, pp. 76-84. [11413]

Tenga, Nakazael (1988): The law of succession in Tanzania, Women’s position under the customary rules of inheritance, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 15, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11414]

Tenga, Nakazael / Peter, Chris Maina (1996): The right to organize as mother of all rights: The experience of women in Tanzania, in: Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 143-162. [11415]

Wanitzek, Ulrike (1988): The situation of unmarried mothers and children in Tanzania, Protective legislation and social reality, in: Benda Beckman, F. u. K. v. et al. (ed.): Between kinship and state: Social security and law in developing countries, Foris Publications, Dordrecht, pp. 317-339. [11416]

Wanitzek, Ulrike (1988): Family law reform in Tanzania, A socio-legal report, in: International Journal of Law and the Family, vol. 2, pp. 1-26. [11417]

Wanitzek, Ulrike (1990): Legally unrepresented women petitioners in the lower courts of Tanzania, A case of justice denied, in: Journal of Legal Pluralism, vol. 30/31, pp. 255-271. und in: Abun-Nasr, Jamil / Spellenberg, Ulrich / Wanitzek, Ulrike (eds.): Law, society, and national identity in Africa, Helmut Buske Verlag, Hamburg, pp. 183-198. [11418]

Wanitzek, Ulrike (1994): The legal position of widows in Tanzania, in: Vena Journal, 6, 1, pp. 15-20. [11419]

Wanitzek, Ulrike (2002): The power of language in the discourse on women’s rights: Some examples from Tanzania, in: Africa Today, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 3-19. [11420]


The Congo

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Togo

Baerends, Els (1990): Woman is king, man a mere child, Some notes on the socio-legal position of women among the Anufom of North-Togo, in: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, vol. 30/31, pp. 33-76. [11421]


Uganda

Ahikire, Josephine / Mwiine, Amon (2020): Gender equtable change and the place of informal networks in Uganda’s legislative policy reforms, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, Manchester. [11422]

Amnesty International (2007): Doubly traumatized, The lack of access to justice by women, AFR 59/005/2007, London. [11423]

Asiimwe-Mwesige, Jackie (2002): Universalism versus cultural relativism, Family law reform in Uganda, in: Agenda, no. 54, pp. 75-85. [11424]

Benedek, W. / Kisaakye, E. / Oberleitner, G. (eds.) (2002): Human rights of women, International instruments and African experiences, Zed Books, London. [11425]

Bikaako, Winnie / Ssenkumba, John (2003): Gender, law and rights, Contemporary contestations in law, policy and pratice in Uganda, in: Wanyeki, Muthoni (ed.): Women and land in Africa: Culture, religion and realizing women's rights. Zed Books, London, pp. 232-278. [11426]

Bond, Johanna (2005): Voices of African women, Women’s rights in Ghana, Uganda, and Tanzania, Carolina Academic Press, Durham. [11427]

Boyd, Lydia (2020): Making rights visible, The embodied nature of debates over sexual and gender-based rights in Uganda, in: Boyd, Lydia (ed.): Legislating gender and sexuality in Africa, Human rights, society and the state, University of Wisconsin Press, Madision, pp. 171-192. [11428]

Boyd, Lydia (2013): The problem with freedom, Homosexuality and human rights in Uganda, in: Anthropology Quarterly, vol. 86, no. 3, pp. 697-724. [11441]

Boyd, Lydia (2020): Making rights visible, The embodied nature of debates over sexual and gender-based rights in Uganda, in: Boyd, Lydia (ed.): Legislating gender and sexuality in Africa, Human rights, society and the state, University of Wisconsin Press, Madision, pp. 171-192. [11442]

Dawuni, Jarpa (ed.) (2021): Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa, Selected studies, Routledge, London. [11634]

Kabonesa, Consolata (2002): Gender relations and women's rights to land in Uganda: A study of Kabarole District, Western Uganda, in: East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, vol. 8, 2, pp. 227–249. [11429]

Kawamara-Mishambi, Sheila / Ovonji-Odida, Irene (2003): The ‘lost cause’: The campaign to advance women’s property rights in the Uganda 1998 Land Act, in: Goetz, Anne Marie / Hassim, Shireen (eds.): No shortcuts to power, African women in politics and policy making, Zed Books, London, pp. 160-188. [11430]

Khadiagala, Lynn (2001): The failure of popular justice in Uganda, Local councils and women’s property rights, in: Development and Change, vol. 32, pp. 55-76. [11431]

Khadiagala, Lynn (2002): Justice and power in the adjudication of women’s property rights in Uganda, in: Africa Today, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 101-121. [11432]

Maitum, M. (1985): Women, the law and convention, Bugandan perspective, in: Journal of East African Research and Development, vol. 15, pp. 151-164. [11433]

Mayambala, Esther (1996): Changing the terms of the debate: Polygamy and the rights of women in Kenya and Uganda', in: East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 3, 2, pp. 200–238. [11434]

Muriisa, R. K. / Twinamasiko, S. (2020): Land grabbing in the Albertine Graben, Implications for women’s land rights and the oil industry in Uganda, in: Langer, Armin / Ukiwo, Ukoha / Mbabazi, Pamela (eds.): Oil wealth and development in Uganda and beyond, Leuven University Press, Leuven, pp. 239-264. [11435]

Naggita, D. Esther (2000): Why men come out ahead: The legal regime and the protection and realization of women's rights in Uganda, in: East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 6, 1, pp. 34–61. [11436]

Naggita, D. Esther (2001): The Beijing Platform for Action: A review of progress made by Uganda (1995–2000), East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, vol. 7, no. 2,pp. 256–282. [11437]

Odongo-Mwake, Beatrice (2003): Women and the democratic process in Uganda, Gender and justice, in: Hatchard, John / Penny-Kessaris, Amanda (eds.): Law and development, Facing complexity in the 21th century, Cavendish Publishing, London, pp. 246-261. [11438]

Perlman, M.L. (1969): The changing status and role of women in Toro (Western Uganda), in: Cahiers d’Etudes Africaines, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 564-591. [11439]

Perlman, M.L. (1970): Law and the status of women in Uganda, A systematic comparison between the Ganda and the Toro, in: Tropical Man, pp. 60-105. [11440]

Porter, Holly (2017): After rape, Violence, justice and social harmony in Uganda, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [11443]

Roys, Chris (1996): Widows and orphans property disputes: The impact of AIDS in Rakai district, Uganda, in: Development in Practice, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 346-351. [11444]

Sebba, K.R. (2006): Land conflicts and their impact on refugee women’s livelihoods in South Western Uganda, Research Paper, no. 127, Department of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University, Kampala. [11445]

Semafumu, Rosemary (1999): Uganda's reporting obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in: East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 5, 2, pp. 175–198. [11446]

Tamale, Sylvia (1993): Law reform and women’s rights in Uganda, in: East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 164-194. [11447]

Tamale, Sylvia (2001): How old is old enough? Defilement law and the age of consent in Uganda, in: East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 82-100. [11448]

Tamale, Sylvia (2009): Law, sexuality, and politics in Uganda, Challenges for women’s human rights NGOs, in: Mutua, Makau (ed.): Human rights NGOs in East Africa, Political and normative tensions, Pennsylvania University Press, Pennsylvania, pp. 51-74.. [11449]

Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, Lilian (1995): Property rights, Institutional credit and the gender question in Uganda, in: East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 2, 1, pp. 68–80. [11450]

Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, Lilian (1997): Multiple partnering, Gender relations and violence by women in Uganda, in: East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 4, 1, pp. 15–40. [11451]

Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, Lilian (2003): Women’s violent crime in Uganda, More sinned than sinning, Fountain Publishers, Kampala. [11452]

Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, Lilian (2005): Criminal law in Uganda, Sexual assaults and offences against morality, Fountain Publishers, Kampala. [11453]

Toyo, Nkoyo (2006): Revising equality as a right, The minimum age of marriage clause in the Nigerian Child Rights Act, 2003, in: Third World Quarterly, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 1299-1312. [11454]

Tripp, Aili Marie (2002): The politics of women’ rights and cultural diversity in Uganda, in: Molyneux, M. / Razavi, S. (eds.): Gender, justice, democracy and rights, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 413-440. [11455]

Tripp, Aili Marie (2006): Women’s movements, customary law, and land rights in Africa, The case of Uganda, in: African Studies Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1-12. [11456]

Twinomugisha, Ben K. (2007): Do the rights of poor women really matter? Globalization and the protection of reproductive health rights in Uganda, in: East African Journal of Peace & Human Rights, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 81-103. [11457]

Wakhweya, Angela (1999): Women’s health and human rights in Uganda, ‘To be or not to be, that is the question’, in: Fox, Diana / Hasci, Naima (eds.): The challenges of women’s activism and human rights in Africa, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, pp. 266-286. [11458]

Wengi, Jennifer Okumu (1990): Women’s property rights upon dissolution of marriage and widowhood, Issues in Ugandan laws, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 31, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11459]

Wengi, Jennifer Okumu (1990): Women’s property rights upon dissolution of marriage and widowhood, Issues in Ugandan laws, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 31, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11460]

Wyrod, Robert (2008): Between women’s rights and men’s authority, Masculinity and shifting discourses on gender difference in urban Uganda, in: Gender and Society, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 799-823. [11461]

Wyrod, Robert (2016): When rights come home, The intimate politics of women’s rights in urban Uganda, in: Humanity, An international Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 47-70. [11462]


Zambia

Chanock, Martin (1982): Making customary law - Men, women, and courts in colonial Northern Rhodesia, in: Hay, Margaret / Wright, Marcia (eds.): African women and the law - Historical perspectives, Boston, pp. 53-67. [11463]

Chanock, Martin (1987): Law, custom and social order - The colonial experience in Malawi and Zambia, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [11464]

Chuulu, Bbuku Martine (1990): The legal framework within which women in the informal sector operate in Zambia, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 29, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11465]

Coldham, Simon (1990): Customary marriage and the urban local courts in Zambia, in: Journal of African Law, vol. 34, pp. 67-75. [11466]

Cutshall, Charles (1981): The role of women in disputing among the Ila of Zambia, Political adaptation in legal change, Working Papers, no. 46, African Studies Centre, Boston. [11467]

Dawuni, Jarpa (ed.) (2021): Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa, Selected studies, Routledge, London. [11639]

Gluckman, Max (1959): Kinship and marriage among the Lozi of Northern Rhodesia and the Zulu of Natal, in: Radcliffe-Brown, A.R. / Forde, D. (eds.): African systems of kinship and marriage, Oxford University Press, London, pp. 166-206. [11468]

Himonga, Chuma (1987): Property disputes in law and practice, Dissolution of marriage in Zambia, in: Armstrong, A. / Ncube, W. (eds.): Women and law in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe Publishing House, Harare, pp. 56-84. [11469]

Himonga, Chuma (1990): Integration of Family Law in Zambia, Marriage and Succession law, in: Abun-Nasr, J.M. / Spellenberg, U. / Wanizek, U. (eds.): Law, society, and national identity in Africa, Buske Verlag, Hamburg, pp. 163-182. [11470]

Himonga, Chuma (1990): The legal position of women in Zambia, Research methodologies and applications, in: WLSA (ed.): Perspectives on research methodologies, WLSA Working Paper no. 2, Harare. [11471]

Himonga, Chuma (1990): The integration of marriage law in Zambia, Marriage and succession law, in: Abun-Nasr, Jamil / Spellenberg, Ulrich / Wanitzek, Ulrike (eds.): Law, society, and national identity in Africa, Helmut Buske Verlag, Hamburg, pp. 163-182. [11472]

Himonga, Chuma (1995): Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project, Bridging the divide between scholarship and action, in: Reh, Mechthild / Ludwar-Ene, Gudrun (eds.): Gender and identity in Africa, Lit-Verlag, Münster, pp. 197-214. [11473]

Himonga, Chuma (1995): Family and the succession laws in Zambia, Development since independence, Münster, Lit-Verlag. [11474]

Himonga, Chuma / Munachonga, M. (1991): Rural women’s access to agricultural land in settlement schemes in Zambia, Law, practice and socio-economic constraints, in: Third World Legal Studies, no number, p. 59-72. [11475]

Kasonde-Ng’andu, Sophie Makasa (1990): Cultural and psychologial aspects of the law of maintenance of children, The case of women in Zambia, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 25, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11476]

Longwe, Hlupekile Sara (1987): Legalized discrimination against women in Zambia, WID working papers, 102, Michigan State University, East Lansing. [11477]

Munalula, Margaret M. (2008): Dilemmas os dual justice paradigms, Gender inequality in the Zambian corts, in: Zambia Law Journal, special edition, pp. 33-64. [11478]

Munalula, Margaret M. / Mwenda, Winnie A. (1985): Case study: Women and Inheritance Law in Zambia, in: Hay, M.J. / Stichter, S. (eds.): African women south of the Sahara, Longman Publishers, London, pp. 93-110. [11479]

Mushota, Lilian (2005): Family law in Zambia, University of Zambia Press, Lusaka. [11480]

Muyovwe, Elisabeth Nkombo (1988): Unequal pay for equal work, The case of Zambian married working women, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 18, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11481]

Ng’andu-Kasonde, Sophie (1990): Socio-Cultural and psychological aspects of the law of maintenance of children, The case of women in Zambia, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 25, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11482]

Tranberg-Hansen, Karen (1996): Washing dirty laundry in public: Local courts, custom, and gender relations in post-colonial Lusaka, in: Sheldon, Kathleen (ed.): Courtyards, markets, city streets - Urban women in Africa, Westview Press, Boulder, pp. 105-127. [11483]

Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) (1997): The changing family in Zambia, WLSA Publications, Lusaka [11484]

Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) (1999): Justice in Zambia, Myths or reality, Women and the administration of justice, wirtten by Bbuku-Chuulu, M. / Chileshe Mulenge P. / Chanda, A. WLSA Publications, Lusaka. [11485]

Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) (2001): A critical analysis of women’s access to land in the WLSA countries, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, WLSA Publication, Harare. [11486]

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Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) (2002): Lobola, Its implications for women’s reproductive rights in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Weaver Press, Harare. [11488]

Wright, Marcia (1982): Justice, women, and the social order in Abercorn, Northeastern Rhodesia, 1897-1903, in: Hay, Margaret / Wright, Marcia (eds.): African women and the law - Historical perspectives, Boston, pp. 33-50. [11489]


Zimbabwe

Amanor-Wilks, Dede (1996): Invisible hands: Women in Zimbabwe’s commercial farm sector, in: Southern African Feminist Review, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 37-57. [11490]

Armstrong, Alice (1992): Struggling over scare resources, Women and maintenance in Southern Africa, WLSA Regional Report, University of Zimbabwe Publications, Harare. [11491]

Armstrong, Alice (1994): School and Sadza: Custody and the best interests of the child in Zimbabwe' in: International Journal of Law and the Family, vol. 8, p. 151. [11492]

Armstrong, Alice (1997): Law and the family in Southern Africa, in: Adepoju, Aderanti (ed.): Family, population and development in Africa, Zed Books, London, pp. 183-202. [11493]

Armstrong, Alice (1998): Culture and choice, Lessons from survivors of gender violence in Zimbabwe, Violence against women in Zimbabwe Research Project, Frontline Publications, Harare. [11494]

Armstrong, Alice / Himonga, Chuma (1993): Uncovering realtity: Excarvating women’s rights in African family law. WLSA Working Paper, No. 7, Harare. [11495]

Bigge, D. / Briesen, A. v. (2000): Conflict in the Zimbabwean courts, Women’s rights and indigenous self-determination in ‘Magaya versus Magaya’, in: Harvard Human Rights Journal, 13, pp. 289-313. [11496]

Bull-Christiansen, Lene (2010): Versions of violence, Zimbabwe’s domestic violence law and symbolic politics of protection, in: Review of African Political Economy, vol. 37, 126, pp. 421-435. [11497]

Cheater, Angela (1982): Formal and informal rights to land in Zimbabwe’s black freehold areas: A case study from Msengezi, in: Africa, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 77-91. [11498]

Chiganze, Felicitas (1987): Customary rules of inheritance and the Matrimonial Causes Act, A case for the Intestate succession Bill, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 9, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11499]

Chigudu, Hope (2007): Deepening our understanding of community-based participatory research, Lessons from work around reproductive rights in Zimbabwe, in: Gender and Development, vol. 15, issue 2, pp. 259-270. [11500]

Chimanikire, Donald (2003): Women’s legal and socio-economic status in post-colonial Zimbabwe, A gender analysis, in: Zwede, Bahru (ed.): Land, gender and the periphery, Themes in the history of Eastern and Southern Africa, OSSREA Publications, Addis Ababa, pp. 67-80. [11501]

Dekker, Marleen / Hoogeveen, Hans (2002): Bride wealth and household security in rural Zimbabwe, in: Journal of African Economics, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 114-145. [11502]

Dziva, Cowen (2013): The 2013 constitutional reform and the protection of women’s rights in Zimbabwe, in: Eastern African Social Science Reserach Review, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 21-35. [11503]

Fortman, Louise (1996): Gendered knowledge: Rights and space in two Zimbabwean villages, Reflections on methods and findings, in: Rocheleau, Dianne / Thomas-Slayter, Barbara / Wangari, Esther (eds.): Feminist political ecology, Global issues and local experiences, Routlege Publications, London, pp. 211-223. [11504]

Gaidzanwa, Rudo (1995): Land and the economic empowerment of women: A gendered analyis, in: Southern African Feminist Review, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1-12. [11505]

Gaidzanwa, Rudo (1996): The ideology of domesticity and the struggles of women workers in Zimbabwe, in: Chachi, Amrita / Pittin, Renee (eds.): Confronting state, capital and patriarchy, Women organizing in the process of industrialization, St. Martin’s Press, New York, pp. 273-289. [11506]

Goebel, Allison (1999): „Here it is our land, the two of us“: Women, men and land in a Zimbabwean resettlement area, in: Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol.17, no. 1, pp. 75-96. [11507]

Goebel, Allison (2005): Gender and land reform, The Zimbabwe experience, McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal. [11508]

Goebel, Allison (2005): Zimbabwe’s ‘fast track’ land reform, What about women, in: Gender, Place and Culture, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 145-172. [11509]

Guni, Kelello Justina Mafoso (1990): The problem of baby dumping in Zimbabwe, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 26, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11510]

Hellum, Anne (1992): Law’s forum, content and context: The case of changing and coexisting modes of regulation of human reproduction in Zimbabwe, Childless women’s perspectives, in: Adelman, S. / Paliwala, S.A. (eds.): Law, crisis and underdevelopment, London. [11511]

Hellum, Anne (1993): Gender and legal change in Zimbabwe, Childless women and divorce from a socio-cultural and historical perspective, in: Adelman, Samy / Paliwals, Abdul (eds.): Law and crisis in the third world, Hans Zell Publications, London, pp. 243-269. [11512]

Hellum, Anne (1993): Gender, law and democratisation: Reproductive regulation and legal pluralism in Zimbabwe, in: Ofstad, Arve (ed.): Development theory: Recent trends, Report of the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, pp. 155-173. [11513]

Hellum, Anne (1999): Women's human rights and legal pluralism in Africa: Mixed norms and identities in infertility management in Zimbabwe, Tano Aschehoug, Mond Books Oslo. [11514]

Hellum, Anne (2007): Paths are made for walking, Human rights intersecting plural legalism and gendered realities, Weaver Press, Harare. [11515]

Hellum, Anne / Derman, Bill (2004): Land reform and human right in contemporary Zimbabwe, Balancing individual and social justice through an integrated human rights framework, in: World Development, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 1785-1805. [11516]

Hellum, Anne / Stewart, Julie (2007): Paths are made for walking, Human rights intersecting plural legalities and gendered realities, Weaver Press, Harare. [11517]

Hodgson, D.L. (2002): Women’s rights as human rights, Women in Law and Development in Africa, in: Africa Today, 49, 2, pp. 3-20. [11518]

Kawewe, Saliwe (2001): Economic disempowerment, women´s and children´s rights in Zimbabwe, in: Development, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 107-110. [11865]

Kazembe, Joyce / Mol, Marjon (1986): Zimbabwe – State, law and women, in: Schuler, Margaret (ed.): Empowerment and the law, Strategies of Third World Women, OEF Publications, Washington D.C., pp. 299-305. [11519]

Lueker, Lorna (2000): Males are not the only humans and biology is not destiny, Women and human rights in Zimbabwe, in: Scandianvian Journal of Development Alternatives and Area Studies, vol. 19, no. 2/3, pp. 31-45. [11520]

Maboreke, Mary (1991): Women and law in post-independence Zimbabwe, Experiences and lessons, in: Cock, Jacklyn (ed.): Putting women on the agenda, Ravan Press, Johannesburg, pp. 217-247. [11522]

Made, Pat (2000): A field of her own, Women and land rights in Zimbabwe, in: Mirsky, Judith / Radlett, Marty (eds.): No paradise yet, The world’s women face the new century, Zed Books, London. [11521]

Meekers, D. (1993): The noble custom of roora, The marriage practices of the Shona in Zimbabwe, in: Ethnology, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 35-54. [11523]

Mildredtambudzai, Mushunje (2006): Challenges and opportunities for promoting the girl child’s rights in the face of HIV/AIDS, in: Gender and Development, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 115-125. [11524]

Mvududu, Sara (1999): Reconceptualizing the legal position of women in Zimbabwe, in: ZIBFT (ed.): Indaba 1999, Women`s voices, Gender, books and development, Publications of the Zimbabwe International Book Fair Trust, Harare, pp. 204-215. [11525]

Ncube, Welshman (1998): Defending and protecting gender equality and the family under a decidedly undecided constitution in Zimbabwe, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 509-528. [11526]

Ncube, Welshman / Steward, Julie et al. (1997): Continuity and change: The family in Zimbabwe, WLSA Publications, Harare. [11527]

Ncube, Welshman / Steward, Julie et al. (1998): Paradigms of exclusion: Women’s access to resources in Zimbabwe, WLSA Publications, Harare [11528]

Pankhurst, Donna / Jacobs, Susan (1988): Land tenure, gender relations and agricultural production: The case of Zimbabwe, in: Davison, Jean (ed.): Agriculture, women and land, Westview Press, Boulder, pp. 202-227. [11529]

Peters, Beverly (2000): The erosion of women’s rights and the political economy of customary law in Zimbabwe, in: South African Journal of International Affairs, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 123-129. [11530]

Russie, Annalise (2000): Paths are made by walking, Die Frauen in Zimbabwe zwischen traditionellem und modernem Recht, in: Jong, Willemijn / Move, Illona / Roth, Claudia (eds.): Bilder und Realitäten der Geschlechter, Fallstudien zur Sozialanthropologie, Argonaut Verlag, Zürich, pp. 199-217. [11531]

Rutherford, Blair (1997): The power plays of identities on commercial farms in Zimbabwe, “law and gender” in Southern Africa revised, in: Anthropologica, vol. 39, no. 1/2, pp. 105-112. [11532]

Schmidt, Elizabeth (1990): Negotiated spaces and contexted terrain: Men, women and the law in colonial Zimbabwe, 1890-1939, in: Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 622-648. [11533]

Schmidt, Elizabeth (1992): Peasants, traders and wives - Shona women in the history of Zimbabwe, 1870-1939, London. [11534]

Schäfer, Rita (1999): Frauen-Rechtsorganisationen im südlichen Afrika - das Fallbeispiel Zimbabwe, in: Nord-Süd Aktuell, Jahrgang XIII, Nr. 2, pp. 301-311. [11536]

Schäfer, Rita (1998): Frauen, Landrechte und Ernährungssicherung in Zimbabwe, in: FIAN (Hg.): Sie säen, sie ernten, aber sie werden nicht satt - Frauen, Landrechte und Ernährungssicherung, Eigenverlag, Herne, pp. 22-31. [11537]

Steward, Julie (1998): Why I can’t teach customary law, in: Eekelaar, John / Nhlapo, Thandabantu (eds.): The changing family – International perspectives on the family and family law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 217-230. [11535]

Steward, Julie / Armstrong, Alice (1990): The legal situation of women in Southern Africa, Harare. [11538]

Tirnawo, Elizabeth (1990): Law as an instrument of social control, The case of Zimbabwe, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 19, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11539]

Tsanga, Amy Shupikai / Stewart, Julie (eds.) (2011): Women and law, Innovative approaches to teaching, research and analysis, Weaver Press, Harare. [11542]

Tsanga, Shupikai Amy (1990): Women, law and culture, A case for the expansion of legal education in Zimbabwe, With particular emphasis on law reforms affecting women, Working Papers in Women’s Law, no. 18, Institute of Women’s Law, University of Oslo, Oslo. [11540]

Tsanga, Shupikai Amy (2001): Taking law to the people: Gender, law reform and community legal education in Zimbabwe, Weaver Press, Harare. [11541]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (1991): A guide to maintenance law in Zimbabwe, WLSA-Publications, Harare. [11543]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (1994): Changing families – Changing laws. Women and Law in Southern Africa Working Paper, no. 9, Harare. [11544]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (1995): Parting the long grass, Revealing and reconceptualizing the African family, WLSA Publications, Harare. [11545]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (1995): Towards a cultural understanding of the interplay between children`s and women`s rights, WLSA Publications, Harare. [11546]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (1995): Beyond research: WLSA in action. Women and Law in Southern Africa, Working Paper, No. 10, Harare. [11547]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (1996): Regional impact study report, Benaby Printing, Harare. [11548]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (1997): Paving the wax forward: A review and research primer of WLSA research methodologies, WLSA Publications, Harare. [11549]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (1997): Standing at the crossroads: WLSA and the rights dilemma, Which way can we go? WLSA Publications, Harare. [11550]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (2000): In the shadow of the law, Women and justice delivery in Zimbabwe, WLSA Publications, Harare. [11551]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (2001): Pregnancy and childbirth: Joy or despair? Women and gender-generated reproductive crimes of violence. Written by Julie Stewart & Ellen Sithole et al., WLSA Publications, Harare. [11552]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (2001): A critical analysis of women’s access to land in the WLSA countries, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, WLSA Publication, Harare. [11553]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (2001): Venia Magaya’s sacrifics, A case of custom gone away, WLSA publications, Harare/Blantyre. [11554]

WLSA - WOMAN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH TRUST (2002): Lobola, Its implications for women’s reproductive rights in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Weaver Press, Harare. [11555]

Zimbabwe Women’s Resource Centre and Network (ZWRCN) (1998): Beyond inequalities, Women in Zimbabwe, Publications of the ZWRCN and the SARDC, Harare. [11556]

Zimudzi, Tapiwa (2004): African women, violent crime and criminal law in colonial Zimbabwe, 1900-1952, in: Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 499-518. [11557]

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