IFP DEBATE ON RECOGNITION OF CUSTOMARY MARRIAGES ACT

BY: M. JOSHUA MAZIBUKO, IFP MPL 24 NOVEMBER 2020 Hon. Speaker and Hon. Members The IFP notes and supports the proposed changes to the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act, which are aimed at addressing a Constitutional Court ruling that Section 7(1) of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act of 1998 is inconsistent with the Constitution, and therefore invalid. […]

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IFP DEBATE ON CUSTOMARY INITIATION SCHOOLS

BY: M. JOSHUA MAZIBUKO, IFP MPL 24 NOVEMBER 2020 Hon. Speaker and Hon. Members The Bill that is in front of us today is important, as it aims to provide for the effective regulation of customary initiation practices, and requires that initiation schools and traditional surgeons should be registered. The IFP is of the view […]

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Debate on the investigation of Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) on the reported matter of forced/coerced sterilisation of women living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa

By Hon. NJ Nkwanyana, MPL, IFP KZN spokesperson for Health 24 November 2020 KZN-Legislature, hybrid sitting   Honourable Speaker, The IFP would like to begin by commending the non-profit organisation, Women’s Legal Centre, which, on behalf of the Her Rights Initiative (HRI) and International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) organisations, documented 48 cases […]

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IFP demands action against killing of izinduna in KZN

The IFP calls upon the KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Sipho Hlomuka, the MEC Community Safety and Liaison, Bheki Ntuli, as well as the KZN Premier, Sihle Zikalala, to immediately establish a Task Team to investigate the killing of izinduna in KwaZulu-Natal. The IFP’s call follows the assassination of induna Prince […]

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