07Jun 2018

WHAT IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE? Domestic violence is an ever-present issue in South Africa and one that is regrettably disguised under various other criminal conduct. These offences include acts such as physical, sexual, emotional, verbal, psychological and economic abuse, intimidation, harassment, stalking, damage to property, and so forth. WHO ARE PROTECTED? Complainants are protected. A complainant […]

03May 2018

For most individuals, their employment income is their only security for survival. The high unemployment rate in South Africa has even further reduced many households to rely on one breadwinner’s income. The job security of that breadwinner therefore, becomes critical. What do you do, when you think you have been dismissed unfairly? The unfairness of […]

26Apr 2018

The position of women in traditional/customary marriages was previously equal to that of minors. This was due to the fact that Customary law systems are patriarchal in nature, meaning they elevate the status of men above and to the detriment of women. For example, the doctrine of male premogeniture in customary inheritance discriminated against women in […]