Women and the Transition to Democracy in South Africa


Albertyn, Catherine. 1994. “Women and the Transition to Democracy in South Africa.” Acta Juridica 1: 39–63.

Author: Catherine Albertyn


This article considers the historical context as well as the transitional period and the process of writing South Africa's interim constitution to the current 1996 Constitution to assess the extent to which they took account of the experiences, interests and demands of women in South Africa.

Topics: Democracy / Democratization, Gender, Women, Governance, Constitutions, Post-Conflict Governance Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: South Africa

Year: 1994

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