The most comprehensive compilation of information on the status of
women in the world.

Latest items for Morocco

Oct. 17, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"In recent years, almost half of the countries and autonomous regions in the Middle East and North Africa have introduced some form of domestic violence legislation or regulation, including Algeria, Bahrain, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia. These laws vary in the degree to which they comply with international standards" (para 52).
Oct. 17, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon, Morocco
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"Lebanon’s Law on Protection of Women and Family Members from Domestic Violence, for instance, includes a mechanism to finance assistance for survivors and measures to protect and prevent domestic violence as provided in the law, and Morocco’s Law no. 103-13 on combating violence against women includes domestic violence by fiancés" (para 51).
Oct. 12, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"On February 14, the Moroccan parliament adopted a new law on violence against women that criminalizes harassment, aggression, sexual exploitation or ill treatment of women. Under the new law, tougher penalties are imposed for some forms of violence in the penal code when committed within the family" (para 2-3).
Oct. 12, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"On February 14, the Moroccan parliament adopted a new law on violence against women that criminalizes harassment, aggression, sexual exploitation or ill treatment of women... The law criminalizes forced marriage with a penalty of six months to one year in prison and a fine of 10,000 to 30.000 dirhams, or one of these two penalties" (para 2-3).
Oct. 12, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"On February 14, the Moroccan parliament adopted a new law on violence against women that criminalizes harassment, aggression, sexual exploitation or ill treatment of women... Furthermore, it imposes penalties for sexual harassment in public spaces and cyber networks" (para 2-3). "These orders can only be issued during a criminal prosecution or after a criminal conviction and they can be cancelled if spouses reconcile which will only add more pressure on women to drop such orders" (para 4).
Oct. 12, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"On February 14, the Moroccan parliament adopted a new law on violence against women that criminalizes harassment, aggression, sexual exploitation or ill treatment of women. In addition, the new law obligates public authorities to take preventive measures and provides new protection mechanisms for survivors" (para 2). "The law includes positive provisions, such as a definition of violence against women 'any act based on gender discrimination that entails physical, psychological, sexual, or economic harm to a woman' and it provides protection and safety orders for violence survivors" (para 4).
Oct. 12, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"On February 14, the Moroccan parliament adopted a new law on violence against women that criminalizes harassment, aggression, sexual exploitation or ill treatment of women... Furthermore, it imposes penalties for sexual harassment in public spaces and cyber networks" (para 2-3).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age (15-49 years) who have their need for family planning satisified wih modern methods is 74.8 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Morocco
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 32.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 27.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 17.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Honduras, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2.9 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire, Morocco, Tunisia, Uganda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 74 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 76.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 74.8 years for men and 77.0 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2, DV-LAW-1

"Morocco's parliament has approved legislation against violence on women" (para 1). "However, the legislation does not contemplate spousal abuse, a controversial issue in civil society" (para 4).
Oct. 4, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-1

"Prosecuting spousal violence is still difficult, although the national council for human rights CNDH has urged an amendment to the legislation in this sense" (para 5).
Oct. 4, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

The legislation now extends the term violence to acts of aggression and abuse via text messages, vocal messages or photos, sexual exploitation, aggression and abuse in the workplace and harshens punishment in situations like pregnancy or in the event that violence is perpetrated by people who are known to the victim, like colleagues (para 4).
Oct. 4, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"MPs to approve law 103-13, also known as 'Hakkauoi law', after Family and Solidarity Minister Bassima Hakkaoui who promoted it" (para 1). "The legislation now extends the term violence to acts of aggression and abuse via text messages, vocal messages or photos, sexual exploitation, aggression and abuse in the workplace and harshens punishment in situations like pregnancy or in the event that violence is perpetrated by people who are known to the victim, like colleagues. However, the legislation does not contemplate spousal abuse, a controversial issue in civil society" (para 4). "Article 486 of the Moroccan criminal code punishes sexual violence but is ambiguous in its definition, according to experts"...more
Oct. 4, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: LRW-LAW-2, MARR-LAW-1

"From now on, someone who abuses a woman on the street can be sentenced to six months in prison while someone who forces a minor into marriage can get one year" (para 5).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Morocco, Tunisia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 74 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: India, Morocco, Tunisia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 74 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 27.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 17.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 121 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.3 years, with the average life expectancy being 73.3 years for men and 75.4 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 74.8 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Maldives, Morocco
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 4.8 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 32 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"Contraception is legal, and most forms were widely available...58 percent of women between the ages of 15 and 49 used a modern method of contraception in 2014" (28).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: LR-DATA-1

"Widespread female illiteracy also limited women’s ability to navigate the legal system" (29).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The constitution prohibits discrimination based on race, gender, disability, language, social status, faith, culture, regional origin, or any other personal circumstance" (26). "The constitution provides women equal rights in civil, political, economic, cultural, and environmental affairs" (29). "The constitution provides for the equal status of women in the realms of civics, politics, economics, social relations, culture, and the environment" (30).