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Zimbabwe’s Marriage Reform Should Do More for Women

January 24, 2017 Video Video: Lands, Houses of Widows Stolen by Relatives in Zimbabwe Widows in Zimbabwe are routinely evicted from their homes and land, and their property is stolen by in-laws when their husbands die. A proposed marriage law being discussed in Zimbabwe doesn’t adequately protect women’s property rights at divorce. Without legal protection, many women could be left homeless or without a means of income after their marriage ends or if their husband dies. In Zimbabwe, laws surrounding marriage and divorce don’t fall in line with the country’s constitution, which provides that…

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