An exploration of mata'a maintenance in anticipation of the recognition of Muslim marriages in South Africa: ( Re- )opening a veritable Pandora's box?

@article{Moosa2004AnEO,
  title={An exploration of mata'a maintenance in anticipation of the recognition of Muslim marriages in South Africa: ( Re- )opening a veritable Pandora's box?},
  author={Najma Moosa and Shaheena Karbanee},
  journal={Law, Democracy and Development},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={207-220}
}
The real test for commitment to human rights norms lies in the mechanisms that are put in place for their enforcement. In order to ensure that socio-economic rights do not end up as mere paper rights, the progress made in realising these rights must be closely monitored. Monitoring must be designed to give a detailed overview of the existing situation, The principal value of such an overview is to enable the people to determine how government has performed in respect of the implementation of… 
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