A Gender Analysis of recent South African Land Reform | Land Portal

Resource information

Date of publication: 
February 1998
Resource Language: 
ISBN / Resource ID: 
mokoro:5311

Includes background, tenure arrangements, women and land tenure, customary marriages, the land issue after apartheid, criticisms of the legislation, the relationship of land legislation to customary law, recommendations.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Fanelwa Mhago
Melanie Samson

Corporate Author(s): 

The United Nations Development Fund for Women, commonly known as UNIFEM (from the French "Fonds de développement des Nations unies pour la femme") was established in December 1976 originally as the Voluntary Fund for the United Nations Decade for Women in the International Women's Year. Since 1976 it has supported women’s empowerment and gender equality through its programme offices and links with women’s organizations in the major regions of the world.

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