Harmful practices

Lesotho: Marriage Act 1974

Act No 10 of 1974 To make provision for the solemnization and registration of marriages Download resource

April 2, 2019

South Africa: The Traditional Courts Bill, 2017

Seeks to harmonise the functioning of traditional courts with constitutional imperatives. Download the resource

May 1, 2017

Madagascar: Human Rights Report 2016

Report presents human rights abuses including the inability of the government to provide rule of law, corruption, impunity, security force abuse, restrictions on freedoms of speech, press, and assembly, and […]

April 11, 2016

Mozambique: National Strategy to Prevent Premature Weddings 2016-2019

To reduce the occurence of premature marriages and improve access for children to health, education, and basic social security programs. Download the resource

December 12, 2015

Malawi: Law on marriage and family relations 2015

This law regulates marriage, relations between parents and children and among other relatives, adoption, fostering and the protection of the rights and benefits of young children and other persons who […]

April 12, 2015

Madagascar: Fight Against Trafficking 2014

Legal provisions for the prosecution of all forms of trafficking in human beings, the reparation of the prejudices of victims, witness and victim protection, competence, prevention and cooperation. Download the […]

December 16, 2014

Namibia: Ending harmful cultural practices 2014

Article brings to the fore some harmful cultural practices, such as Kutamunwa that are practiced in the country. Download the resource

June 12, 2014

Madagascar: Analysis of Girl Child Marriage Practices 2013

A critical analysis of the girl child marriage practice in Madagascar. Download the resource

August 12, 2013

Mauritius: DHS Marriage statistics 2012

Marriages cross-classified by age of groom and age of bride for the latest available year between 2003 and 2012. Download the resource

August 12, 2012

Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC): Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2011

A follow up to the 1st Growth and Poverty Strategy. It brings together the interests of different development actors and thus reinforces the synergy of sectoral and multisectoral interventions for […]

September 12, 2011

Zambia: Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2005

Act 15 of 2005 This Act amends the Penal Code, and places special focus on child protection issues. Download the resource

September 28, 2005

Lesotho: Marriage Act 1974

To make provision for the solemnization and registration of marriages. Download the resource

August 2, 1974