Bronwyn Pithey

Bronwyn Pithey is an admitted Advocate in the High Court of South Africa, working for the Women’s Legal Centre. Bronwyn leads the Women’s Right to be Free from Violence Programme and is currently involved in several constitutional litigation cases challenging the constitutionality of legislation, the implementation of judgements and laws, and access to justice for marginalised and vulnerable women. Prior to the WLC she was an advocate in the Sexual Offences and Community Affairs Unit of the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa from 2000 to 2015 She has been intricately involved in the development and drafting of numerous pieces of legislation regarding violence against women. She is the co-editor of the Sexual Offences Commentary on the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007 (Juta).