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Month: May 2018

RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN MARRIAGE: PART 2

RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN MARRIAGE: PART 2

For a long time in Kenya customary law marriage was viewed as a “lesser” type of marriage. With the Marriage Act in place, the customary marriage accords a spouse the same rights as a christian or civil marriage. The regulations on Islamic marriage are still being prepared. Hindu marriages are also recognised in Law. All these marriages have a certificate issued. It is now easy for a spouse to ascertain that they are married without having constantly to swear affidavits….

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