Opinion

MPs who put party and personal prejudice ahead of the constitution

16 May 2021 - 00:00 By Lindiwe Mazibuko

I am absolutely delighted by home affairs minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi’s decision to gazette a green paper on marriages in SA, whose aim is finally to bring the country’s marriage regime in line with the equality clause outlined in section 9 our constitution.

The green paper tables a number of proposals for the introduction of a gender-neutral marriage regime that would recognise the right of all people, regardless of their gender identification, to enter into monogamous or polyamorous marriages according to their preference...

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