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Title:Consent in Rape Cases in Swaziland: A Woman's Right to Decide
Author:Armstrong, Alice K.
Periodical:The Zimbabwe Law Review
Geographic term:Swaziland - Eswatini
Subjects:sexual offences
Law, Legal Issues, and Human Rights
Abstract:Lack of consent is the essence of the crime of rape. Not only must it be shown that the complainant did not consent to the crime, but also that the accused was aware that she was not consenting. This article discusses the element of consent for rape and other sexual offences in the law of Swaziland, with reference to recent judgements. Notes, ref.