Hundreds of marriage certificates invalid

While the law itself has been updated, the physical marriage certificates have not, meaning  that couples are unknowingly holding onto documents that incorrectly cite “Chapter 5:11” of the act.
By Problem Masau Mar. 22, 2024

A legal perspective on women’s marriage rights

Zimbabwe’s 2013 Constitution addressed women’s rights and gender equality and its Bill of Rights addresses damaging cultural and discriminatory practices.
By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Mar. 8, 2024

500 men receive GBV counselling

The Marriages Act Chapter 5:17 outlawed child marriages by pegging the age of marriage at 18 and criminalised child marriages.
By Sharon Zebra Dec. 9, 2023

Recognition of civil partnerships stirs controver

CAROLINE (21) gazes at her toddler and recollects how the monotony of the coronavirus lockdown led her into a controversial love affair.
By Global Press Journal Feb. 10, 2023

Constitution, customary law conflict a minefield: Makarau

“At times, culture and the Constitution are in open conflict, making the traditional leader sit in between the two stools most uncomfortably.” Justice Rita Makarau
By Tell Zim Jan. 19, 2023

Rights group flags spike in human trafficking

Sally Ncube said women were being exposed to human trafficking because of the harsh economic climate in the country.
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Lorraine Muromo Dec. 17, 2022

Marriages Act (Chapter 5:15): Morally inclusive and culturally sensitive

These are the fundamental pillars of the structural morality of a society.
By Gaylord Munemo Sep. 9, 2022

Understanding meaning of civil partnership in new Marriages Act

This article deals with civil partnerships as introduced in the new Act.
By Alex Majachani Sep. 4, 2022

Everything you need to know about the new Marriages Act

The minimum age of marriage is 18 years.
By Fadzayi Mahere Sep. 2, 2022