“How can a property own a property” rejecting female right to inheritance under customary law in Cameroon: a continuous frustration platform violating female right to property in Cameroon

Keywords: women rights, violations, legal examination, Cameroon, protection.


This paper enunciates that women continues to experience rampant violations on their inheritance right to property in Cameroon. The continuous violations of women in Cameroon on their right to inherit property leave us with no doubts in ascertaining truly that the legal explanations protecting women in the country are questionable. In answering the above hypothesis, a doctrinal research method is used. From the established demonstration expounded, one can acclaimed that women right protection in Cameroon is distressing and a painful with the need of an acceptable correctable platform. The various law has to be re-examined and restructured if the objective of the law really should be obtained.


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N. Ch. Nguindip, University of Dschang Cameroon

Senior Lecturer in Laws.


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How to Cite
Nguindip, N. C. (2022) “‘How can a property own a property’ rejecting female right to inheritance under customary law in Cameroon: a continuous frustration platform violating female right to property in Cameroon”, Law and Safety, 84(1), pp. 13-21. doi: 10.32631/pb.2022.01.1.