#WCW  – Seodi White: Making the Law Work for Women
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#WCW – Seodi White: Making the Law Work for Women

Seodi White is a social development lawyer, socio-legal researcher and writer on women’s human rights. As an African feminist and Director of Women and the Law in Southern Africa Research and Education Trust (WLSA Malawi), she has been influential in achieving ground-breaking law reform to protect women’s rights, and in promoting women’s access to justice … Continue reading

Memory Banda – Activist Against Child Marriage
#WCW: Women Who Slay / Culture

Memory Banda – Activist Against Child Marriage

After watching her sister get pregnant at 11, Memory vowed to defy the traditional practice ofkusasafumbi, a practice in which young girls are forced into marriage once they begin menstruation. This talk by the 18 year old is powerful and moving. Take a look here.   Continue reading