Advice for women seeking divorce in a customary context

Customary marriages come with their own unique set of characteristics and the laws governing customary marriage and divorce/separation may be of interest – particularly to women.


Last year, the landmark Ramuhovhi ruling catalysed a proposed amendment this year to the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act (RCMA). In essence, a polygamous father passed away, leaving his share of the estate to all his wives