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Postapartheid Treatment of Religious Freedom in South Africa

Postapartheid Treatment of Religious Freedom in South Africa

Chapter:
(p.179) Chapter Fifteen Postapartheid Treatment of Religious Freedom in South Africa
Source:
Politics of Religious Freedom
Author(s):
Waheeda Amien
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0019

This essay documents the struggle for recognition of Muslim marriages in South Africa. Amien examines how legal reform efforts of Muslim communities diverge from the formal rights-based jurisprudence developed by the South African Constitutional Court.

Keywords:   South Africa, Muslim marriages, South African Constitution, Bill of Rights, legal reform, constitutional court, religious freedom

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