South Africa has legal frameworks that have been put in place to combat Gender-based violence (GBV), yet despite these developments, GBV remains a grave issue in the country. While the law may not be the only panacea for what is now termed “a second pandemic” in South Africa; it is
Statistics have shown that a number of young couples in recent times have chosen not to get married and the reasons behind this decision are both personal and social. It is important to note that South African statistics are always disaggregated by race, for example, 48% of Black women have
It can further not be doubted that whilst on maternity leave, whether paid or not, pregnant employees by virtue of their absence from the workplace in certain instances invariably lose out on advantages of being at the workplace, such as bonuses, promotions, and career development in the form of training and development offered to other employees.
The issue of admission of foreign nationals into the legal profession has long been a contentious issue in South Africa. For example, a recent De Rebus article outlines the manner in which women were excluded from the profession in the 1900s on the grounds that ‘the law of nature destines