Inheritance is an internationally recognised concept. It is enshrined in most, if not all, national laws and international conventions. Inheritance is particularly significant as it bolsters kinship ties between heirs and estate holders, consolidates respect of private property, and promotes investment and production activity. The Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) has developed this research paper in line with its goal of promoting empowerment and protection of women against violence. For a summary of the study please click here or here for the full text.