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The changing status of Moroccan women: A. Situation in the previous code:  High rate of
The changing status of Moroccan women: A. Situation in the previous code:  High rate of
The changing status of Moroccan women: A. Situation in the previous code:  High rate of
The changing status of Moroccan women: A. Situation in the previous code:  High rate of

The changing status of Moroccan women:

  • A. Situation in the previous code:

    • High rate of divorce.

    • Mistreatment and violence against women.

    • Hardship and suffering.

    • Lack of protection

The changing status of Moroccan women: A. Situation in the previous code:  High rate of
  • B. The new Moroccan Family Code (Almodawana):

    • Marriage age rose from 15 to 18.

    • Divorce in front of the judge.

    • More restriction on polygamy.

    • Whoever keeps the kids, keeps the marital house.

    • Husbands and wives are on the equal footing.

    • More protection for children and women.

The changing status of Moroccan women: A. Situation in the previous code:  High rate of

Glossary related to the topic of women and power:

Stereotype: an exaggerated or wrong image of the characteristics of a particular group. Violence: actions or words intended to hurt people.

Feminism: a movement which advocates the rights of women to have equal opportunities to those possessed by men.

Self-confidence: belief in one’s own abilities and skills. Emancipation: freeing someone socially or politically. Polygamy: having more than one spouse. Gende r: male or female.

Mohamed Lahbib KATHI

The changing status of Moroccan women: A. Situation in the previous code:  High rate of