Land Rights in South Africa – Constitutional Law, Apartheid and Gender Inequality

ANALYSIS Sophie Stange 12 February 2021 In 2018, the High Court of South Africa delivered Rahube v Rahube and Others a landmark decision protecting women’s rights to equality and land ownership. On October 30, 2018 in the case of Rahube v Rahube and Others ZACC 42 the Constitutional Court upheld the Pretoria High Court’s finding…

Abortion Law – A Comparative Take on the Constitutional Framework of South Africa and Germany

COMMENT Freda Louwes 05 February 2021 In recent weeks and months, the topic of abortion has become a highly debated one in the media throughout the world. Last summer, despite the prevalence of the dangerous COVID-19 virus, thousands of people have gathered on the streets of Warsaw to protest the decision of the Polish Constitutional…

The legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and our collective responsibility

COMMENT Isabelle Zundel 30 September 2020 It is a major challenge to introduce the notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was way more than an American jurist. She was the second woman serving the Supreme Court. She is an idol for humans all over the world through her determined, lifelong campaign for women’s rights. Her death…