“Small House Clause” was done in good faith says Minister

Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has told Parliament that there was nothing sinister in coming up with the Civil Partnership Clause in the Marriages Bill, adding that the provision was actually meant to help women. The Civil Partnership Clause was a topical issue when the Bill was gazetted with some churches and …

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Marriages Bill: A personal perspective

OPINION By Tariro Senderayi The lobbying stage for the Marriages Bill has not been an easy one due to gross misinformation and mob thinking that has superseded reason. This misinformation has set tongues wagging all for the wrong reasons making a case for the need for clarity which will go a long way in bringing …

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Mangoma promise to end child marriages

By Daniel Chigundu Coalition of Democrats (CODE) Presidential candidate Elton Mangoma says if elected into government his party will seek to end rampant cases of child marriages and ensure that girls have access to schools. According to statistics, it is estimated that about 31 percent of girls in Zimbabwe are getting married before their 18th birthday. Early marriages not only deprive girls of education and …

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