2 edition of Matrimonial laws of the Sudan found in the catalog.
Matrimonial laws of the Sudan
C. d"Olivier Farran
|Series||Butterworth"s African law series, no. 7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 325 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||325|
Traditional attitudes: Whilst some younger, more educated tribal leaders approve of girls delaying marriage and going to school, older leaders often still encourage child marriage in compliance with tradition. There is no legislation in Sudan to prohibit child marriage. Perhaps blame for the bitter unravelling of the Sudanese marriage can be attributed to regional differences. Child marriage affects both boys and girls, but disproportionately affects girls. The Child Act, for example, does not mention marriage in this context.
Although the Bashir government initially retained the official freeze on implementation of those laws, it unofficially advised judges to apply the sharia in preference to secular codes. However, the tide in the historiographical world appears at last to be turning. Primary country. Younger girls are seen as more fertile and easier to socialise into obedience, which is inherent in the Beja silif system. This research is significant because Sudan has categorized child marriage as a form of violence against women and has issued a national plan — to eradicate the practice.
Following Nimeiri's overthrow in Aprilimposition of the harshest punishments was stopped. This major change in Sudan's legal system was controversial because it disregarded existing laws and customs, introduced many new legal terms and concepts from Egyptian law without source material necessary to interpret the codes, and presented serious problems for legal education and training. Without an income, young men are not worth anything and cannot purchase a wife. What is the minimum legal framework around marriage? A women's labor can be stretched out if she has been found to be unfaithful to the man that she forced to marry. Sudan has not signed or ratified the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and has made reservations regarding Article 21committing state parties to ban child marriage.
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Many children are married off under the age of fifteen. Dowry is one of the most important factors that coincide with child marriage. This goal may help sustain international attention and enhance political will at the national level in states with a high prevalence of child marriage. As recently asBritish nationals have encountered problems in this respect with the Sudanese authorities.
It gives room to persons who intend to marry and to own property in specific pre-determined shares the room to agree and define that. Business meetings should take place in lobbies or business meetings room and not hotel rooms.
Following Nimeiri's overthrow in Aprilimposition of the harshest punishments was stopped. Dress The Sudanese dress up mostly in western clothes though they too have their own traditional identification, in the form of Jalabia which is is ankle length garment for men and toab ankle length for women.
These questions are in need of answers, as the two parties are finally free to go their separate ways. The special security courts handled cases that dealt primarily with violations of the emergency laws issued by the RCC-NS. A sawer, made of turmeric rice, coins and candy is thrown at the couple.
In SeptemberNimeiri issued several decrees, known as the September Laws, that made the sharia the law of the land. Finally, there is a link between education and child marriage, and the lack of educational facilities and the poor quality of education provided to girls creates an obstacle to ending the practice.
A betel nut is put close to couples for reminding that different traditions should not spoil a harmonious marriage. According to a February report by Amnesty International, arbitrary arrest continued to be frequent, at least 40 political prisoners with serious health conditions were not receiving medical treatment, more than political prisoners had been detained for more than a year without charges, torture was routine, and some political prisoners were summarily executed after trials in which the accused were not afforded opportunities to present any defense.
If not, they are expected to deliver their children in unsterilized places. Geographically, culturally and religiously, the two Sudans are anything but a match made in heaven. The celebration is marked with the folk music and traditional songs.
Critics charged that there was a lack of due process in the special courts and that the regime used them as a means of silencing political opponents. During the next six years, only one of the Turabi committee's proposals, the law on zakat, was actually enacted.
Customary law, modified in varying degrees by the impact of the sharia and the concepts introduced by the British, governed matters of personal law in other areas of the country. For the person intending to marry the prospective bride, he should be able to pay the bride wealth in terms of cattle generally rather than in terms of money.
Bride price is similar to that of Dowry. The two sides of the families discuss the various clauses of marriage and come to a common agreement.View More View Less. 0 1LLB; LLM: Justice of the Supreme Court of the Sudan.
Editor's note: The first survey on Sudan was contributed in vol. 1 () of this Yearbook by Dr Safia Safwat. Unfortunately, she was unable to contribute in Girls, Child Marriage, and Education in Red Sea State, Sudan: Perspectives on Girls’ Freedom to Choose.
Sudan is among the African countries with a high prevalence of child marriage.
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