Huge Boost for Women’s Rights in Botswana as high court strikes down discriminatory customary law

GABORONE – The Botswana High Court today provided a huge boost to the struggle for gender equality in Botswana by striking down a discriminatory customary law that only allowed men to inherit the family home. The High Court ruled that the customary law discriminated against women and so was unconstitutional. Critically, the Court made it clear that discrimination cannot be... Read More