Continuation of work by Senate ethnic groups

On 4th November work continued in the Senate in the various ethnic groups regarding the regulation of consuetudinary matrimony under the proposed Family Code Law, which is soon to be the subject of further examination by the Permanent Commission on Justice and Human Rights.

Based on all the information gathered via surveys and interviews, in order to enrich the wording of the Draft Family Code Law which is to regulate consuetudinary matrimony in the various ethnic groups within the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, the Senate ethnic groups have once again met at the Ngolo Palace of International Congresses and Conferences.

The Permanent Commission on Justice and Human Rights is intensifying its tasks of analysis of the Draft Family Code Law due to its relevance, as through it the aim is to legislate aspects linked to the socio cultural situation in the country.

On the day, the components of the Ndowe ethnic group covered questions relating to matrimonial crisis, separation, divorce and its effects, and the subsequent regime.

Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

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