Saving Tanzania’s sailors

  VELMA Law is proud to have been of assistance with it’s pro bono work to set up, and continue to assist, Tanzania Sea Rescue with its legal and constitutional requirements. Hear more about Tanzania Sea Rescue on the BBC World News . “Being a fisherman can be a very dangerous profession. If you’re lucky, you live … Read more

Research on the legislative reform of gender discriminatory laws

VELMA Law has provided pro bono advice to Global Poverty, an international NGO working to end extreme poverty and inequality.  The research was to move forward the debate to combat child marriage by review of the 1971 Marriage Act, which currently permits girls aged 15 to marry with parental consent and boys to marry at 18 and also allows children aged 14 years to marry if court is satisfied that special circumstances exist.

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