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Women and Law in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Cynthia Grant Bowman

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Published by Sedco Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Laws of Other Jurisdictions & General Law,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sub-Saharan Africa,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages676
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9201809M
    ISBN 109964722354
    ISBN 109789964722357

    The result of such actions should be an achievement of comparable status of women and men. This volume, initiated by OSSREA, seeks to examine in more depth, issues regarding the gender-power imbalance in sub-Saharan African countries, with a specific focus on the eastern and southern African regions.   "Eleanor Fox and Mor Bakhoum's new book, Making Markets Work for Africa (Oxford University Press, ), is a tour de force study of the interaction between markets, development, and competition law in sub-Saharan Africa. It is a must read for anyone interested in competition law in developing jurisdictions."Author: Eleanor M. Fox, Mor Bakhoum.

      Although Tanzania, like many other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, recognizes equal rights and non-discriminatory provisions in its Constitution, in practice and in some laws, women have not been accorded the same rights as men. On the positive side, Tanzania’s Land Act recognizes the right of every woman to acquire, hold, use and deal with. This book is the first of its kind to highlight the importance of family businesses to economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa. It examines the managerial, behavioral, and strategic issues facing these companies and offers conclusive statements .

      inequality has maintained the suppression of women worldwide and unfortunately has impacted Sub-Saharan Africa with the greatest magnitude. Everyday in these countries are countless occurrences of physical, emotional, and psychological abuse that must be acknowledged as a primary concern for governments across the world. A prime example of . Available statistics for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) show that non-availability of water, sanitation and hygiene continues to haunt our development efforts through avoidable deaths and diseases.


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Find more information about: ISBN:   Economic Commission for Africa, “Report on five workshops in home economics and other family-oriented fields,” () quoted in UN E/CONF/BP/3, World Conference of the International Women’s Year, Mexico City 19 June–2 JulyRegional Seminar for Africa on the Integration of Women in Development with Special Reference to Cited by: 5.

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Women’s Legal and Economic Empowerment Database for Africa (Women – LEED – Africa). Covering all 47 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, this new database provides detailed indicators and links to statutes, constitutions, and international conventions on issues of legal capacity, marital property, land ownership, and labor law.

The book’s. In this paper, I seek to draw attention to two property rights issues that impede capital formation in Sub-Saharan Africa: the presence of customary law and the complex social status of women. These realities make the Sub-Saharan African environment a challenging one in which to affect change along the lines suggested by recent economic theory.

2 days ago  Although the main study is on Malaŵi, the lessons learnt are valuable to Sub Saharan Africa in understanding the regulatory issues surrounding mobile money. The main argument that this book makes is that the traditional regulatory architecture of supervising the financial services is ill-suited to supervise new forms of money like mobile money.

Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa provides the most up-to-date study in the field. It is an essential resource, available on-line without charge, for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a handy guide for professionals working to stop the rapid loss of biodiversity in Sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere.

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS)highlighted the risk of domestic violence and HIV infection for women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa, who. Research indicates that African women lead difficult lives in sub-Saharan Africa.

As the demographic and global situation changes, it appears the merging of ancient and modern is becoming reality. Many factors play a role in determining the experience of the African woman. Get this from a library. Law, women's status, and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa. [Suzanna Stout Banwell] -- Domestic relations in much of Africa are governed by a dual legal system of customary (traditional) law and civil law, largely inherited from European colonial powers.

The interplay between these two. Sub-Saharan Africa. Nigeria still has several laws on the books that make it harder for women to work than men. For example, Nigerian law does not mandate nondiscrimination in employment based.

The state of the rule of law in sub-Saharan Africa In Africa today, there is the political will at the levels of state and its subjects to work hard towards the attainment of respect for the rule of law. Of course, some African countries face stupendous challenges than others in this regard.

By Richard B. Primack and John W. Wilson. The book contains hundreds of photographs from Africa, such as this cheetah family, which are published as CC BY Photograph by Markus Lilje, CC BY For the past six years we have been working to produce the first conservation biology textbook dedicated entirely to an African audience.

The need for this work has never. Basil Ugochukwu 9 Without land, without justice: how women’s lack of land rights impedes access to justice. Aparna Polavarapu. Part III. Advocacy and vulnerability for Sub-Saharan Africa’s poorest 10 Conflict-related sexual violence and access to justice: the case of the Central African Republic.

Women and agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa refers to the agricultural system in Sub-Saharan Africa that is predominantly small-scale farming system with more than 50% of the agricultural activity performed by women, producing about % of the food in this region. While women provide the majority of the labor in agricultural production, their access and control over.

However, literacy rates within sub-Saharan Africa vary a lot from Chad having a 14% female literacy rate in comparison to Seychelles 96%. South Africa. According to Rowena Martineau's analysis on the educational disparities between men and women in South Africa, women have been historically overlooked within the education system.

Instead, the book examines family, inheritance, and land laws, which oft en restrict these rights in ways that hurt women. This book surveys constitutions and statutes in all 47 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to document where gender gaps in these laws impinge on women's legal capacity, property rights, or both.

More than 72 million children are currently out of primary school, with 50 percent living in Sub-Saharan Africa and 11 million of them concentrated in Nigeria alone.

According to a ruling from the Economic Community of West African States Community Court of Justice, all Nigerians are entitled to education as a legal and basic right.

Agricultural Law in Sub-Saharan Africa: Cases and Comments introduces the subject of agricultural law and economics to researchers, practitioners, and students in common law countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, and presents information from the legal system in Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania.

This article traces two impediments to the clear definition of property rights in the African context: customary law and the status of women. Both of these issues interfere with the attempt of African countries to rearticulate property law with the goal of capital formation.The book examines family, inheritance, and land laws.

It surveys constitutions and statutes in all 47 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to document where gender gaps in these laws impinge on women’s legal capacity, property rights, or both.

The book also looks at some labour law issues, such as restrictions on the types of industries or hours.Taking as a starting point the taken-for-granted assumption that literacy affects women's lives in very important ways, the author provides much needed evidence from research in a rural community in Sub-Saharan Africa, that show the value of literacy in increasing.