oa News and Views for Magistrates - The state of our Family Courts post 1994 - some solutions

Volume 2004, Issue 12
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Extracted from text ... NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES 3 Irecently attended the launch of the South African Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) in Boksburg. IAWJ works towards the advancement of human rights, eliminating gender discrimination and making the courts accessible to all. While echoing the same objectives, the speakers were concerned that not enough has been done in South Africa post-1994. The question posed repeatedly was: "How can we stop the continued violations of the rights of women and children?" Soma Naidoo, senior magistrate Durban, spoke about the gendered approach to judicial work in many courts around the ..

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