Women’s law: a select guide to publications available in the University of Nairobi library system
Liyai, Hudson A
Nyalwal, George E.G
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This is a guide to publications on Women’s law held by the University of Nairobi library system. The guide was compiled under the auspices of Southern and Eastern Africa Regional Centre for Women’s Law (SEARCWL) support of the regional Masters in Women’s Law degree offered in partner Universities but coordinated by University of Zimbabwe. It is part of SEARCLW strategy for resource sharing among partner Universities. Professors and lecturers from University of Nairobi School of Law have participated in this program by presenting research papers in SEARCWL colloquia and giving lectures as visiting professors in partner Universities. Similarly Law librarians have played the role of information resource persons at the said colloquia. The compilers of this guide have served as Law Librarians at the University of Nairobi and have participated in the colloquia. The guide was first presented by H.A. Liyai at Colloquium held at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, 17th – 21st July 2006. The updated version was presented by G.E.G. Nyalwal at the Colloquium held in Zomba, Malawi, 18th – 23rd July 2008. This guide covers various aspects of women’s law in East and Southern Africa such as: Burial disputes, Widowhood, Marital rape, Sexualities, The rights of women, Discrimination against women, Equality in Employment, Women’s Land rights, Law of succession. Gender perspectives in Property Management, Family Law and Matrimonial property, Discrimination of women in the work place, Marriage, divorce and inheritance laws and female genital and sexual mutilation etc. The guide is arranged in a single alphabetical sequence by main entry i.e author or title of the work, irrespective of the type of document, book, chapter, article or report.