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Policy brief: The recognition of Customary marriages in Zimbabwe and the proposed Marriages Bill

The Zimbabwe Marriage Bill, 2019 was gazetted and released for public comment on 19 July 2019. The Bill proposes to amend  the law governing marriage in Zimbabwe, in order to  consolidate the different laws and to align the law with the Constitution. This policy brief seeks to analyse the proposed amendments to the law regarding customary marriages, and to what extent these amendments resolve the existent issues with legal recognition and validity of customary marriages.

Read Policy Brief here: The Recognition of Customary Marriage Policy Brief

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