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Marriage and Family Life

Zimbabwe, English

The State and all institutions and agencies of government at every level must protect and foster the institution of the family and in particular must endeavour, within the limits of the resources available to them, to adopt measures for—
(a) the provision of care and assistance to mothers, fathers and other family members who have charge of children; and
(b) the prevention of domestic violence. (Sec. 25)

Marriage and Family Life

Zimbabwe, English

(7) Women employees have a right to fully paid maternity leave for a period of at least three months. (Sec. 65)

Marriage and Family Life

Zimbabwe, English

The State must take appropriate measures to ensure that—
(a) no marriage is entered into without the free and full consent of the intending spouses;
(b) children are not pledged in marriage;
(c) there is equality of rights and obligations of spouses during marriage and at its dissolution; and
(d) in the event of dissolution of a marriage, whether through death or divorce, provision is made for the necessary protection of any children and spouses. (Sec. 26)

Marriage and Family Life

Zimbabwe, English

(1) Every child, that is to say every boy and girl under the age of eighteen years, has the right—

(d) to family or parental care, or to appropriate care when removed from the family environment;
… (Sec. 81)

Marriage and Family Life

Zimbabwe, English

(2) Women have the same rights as men regarding the custody and guardianship of children, but an Act of Parliament may regulate how those rights are to be exercised.
… (Sec. 80)

Marriage and Family Life

Zimbabwe, English

(2) The State and all institutions and agencies of government at every level must endeavour to secure—

(d) the implementation of measures such as family care that enable women to enjoy a real opportunity to work. (Sec. 24)

Marriage and Family Life

Zimbabwe, English

(1) Every person who has attained the age of eighteen years has the right to found a family.
(2) No person may be compelled to enter into marriage against their will.
(3) Persons of the same sex are prohibited from marrying each other. (Sec. 78)

Marriage and Family Life

Zimbabwe, English

(2) The State must adopt reasonable policies and measures, within the limits of the resources available to it, to ensure that children—
(a) enjoy family or parental care, or appropriate care when removed from the family environment;
… (Sec. 19)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Zimbabwe, English

(2) The principles of good governance, which bind the State and all institutions and agencies of government at every level, include—

(j) the equitable sharing of national resources, including land;
… (Sec. 3)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Zimbabwe, English

In this Constitution— …
“Communal Land” means land set aside under an Act of Parliament and held in accordance with customary law by members of a community under the leadership of a Chief; … (Sec. 332)