In February 2017, SALC supported WLSA in Eswatini to file a case challenging laws that allow child marriage. The challenge is to sections of the Marriage Act and customary law that allow a girl who is under 18 years to contract a valid marriage. The case is currently on hold to allow for the law reform process that is underway.
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Thulani Maseko: Justice and accountability remains elusive in Eswatini
In the calm shadows of impunity, the deafening silence surrounding the assassination of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko hangs heavy. Justice, once Maseko’s weapon of choice, now lies silenced with…
Melusi Simelane22 January 2024
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Can Eswatini develop in its current political impasse?
Another election has come and gone in Eswatini. A Prime Minister and a Cabinet appointed without the express will of the people. The election happened despite an express call by…
Melusi Simelane21 November 2023
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Breaking binaries and advocating for intersex justice in Southern Africa
The Midweek Sun 8 November 2023 By: Bradley Fortuin A transformative movement is gaining momentum in Southern Africa, a region known for its diverse cultures and traditions. This movement challenges…
Bradley Fortuin9 November 2023