The four sisters who took on Botswana's chiefs - and won

November 1, 2013   // 0 Comments

By Pumza Fihlani In many countries across Africa, the right of the firstborn male, or closest male relative, to inherit family property - is still standard practice. Women are denied the right to inherit the family estate purely because of their gender, a custom that is upheld by some traditional leaders. But four sisters in Botswana did something that no-one there thought was possible - they took...

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