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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, France, Gabon, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Vanuatu
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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Aug. 14, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Morocco has experienced microfinance since the 1990s (through “Moukawalati” program for example), currently providing about 50% of all microcredit in the Middle East and North Africa. These loans are supervised by local associations supported by the government as well as by international organizations. It includes hundreds of thousands of self-employed (66% women), especially in rural and marginal areas" (25). "Indeed, the policies of the Moroccan government since 1998 have focused on SMEs, particularly through Microstart loans with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Microfinance and related civil associations expanded. Morocco now provides more than 50% of the total micro-credit across the MENA region with about 820,000 customers to expand to...more
Aug. 14, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Recently, however, some informal trade unions have been established [in Morocco], such as the 'National Coordination Body of Street Vendors and Pavement Traders' , and the association of 'Southern Women' in Agadir, which supports the organization of female workers in the informal sectors of Souss-Massa-Draa. Struggles achieved some success, for example to secure negotiations between street vendors, local authorities and shopkeepers to provide spaces for street vendors to be concentrated in overcrowded centers and squares" (30).
Aug. 12, 2021, 11:44 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"With significant variations in the quality of employment, the proportion of informal workers and uninsured workers is... 80% in Morocco... In Morocco, prevalence is for waged informal labor and contributing family labor which affects women in particular. Overall, the situation of women remains more vulnerable. The percentage of informal female workers is ... 83% in Morocco" (3). "For females, only Mauritania and Sudan keep high rates of self-employment (44% and 32%). In Yemen, the proportion drops to 26%, followed by ... Morocco (17%)" (8). "These results are also different from those known on women's informal labor in the MENA countries, which account for 35% of women's informal non-agricultural labor. The...more
Aug. 12, 2021, 11:41 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: MULV-DATA-1

"The proportion of unwaged family contributing women reaches 46% of all women's labor in Morocco" (9).
July 3, 2021, 4:03 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CUST-LAW-1

"After nearly five years of deliberation surrounding a case submitted to the Family Justice Department of Tangier in 2016, the Court of Cassation ruled that biological fathers are not responsible for children born outside of marriage and only the mother has a legally binding relationship with the child. The recent ruling by the Court of Cassation contradicts the 2017 ruling of the Tangier Court of First Instance concerning the same case" (para 2-3). "In a legitimate marriage, the family code declares the father to have a legal responsibility to raise a child. 'Children’s interests with respect to custody are also guaranteed by awarding custody to the mother, then to the...more
July 3, 2021, 4:03 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CUST-LAW-3

"A highly unexpected ruling by the court declared that the father would have to pay MAD 100,000 ($11,200) to the mother. The court stated that the father committed “debauchery” (having a sexual relationship outside the institution of marriage) according to Chapter 490 of the Criminal Code. Additionally, the judge ruled that the UN's Convention on the Rights of a Child (OHCHR) takes precedence over the Moroccan family code in this case" (para 4). "Tort liability refers to the code of Dahir, enacted in 1913, which states: 'Any act of a man who, without the authority of the law, knowingly and intentionally caused material or moral damage to another, is obliged...more
July 3, 2021, 4:03 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CUST-LAW-2, CBMC-PRACTICE-1

"Article 32 of the constitution states that 'the family based on the relationship of legitimate marriage is the basic cell of society,' but adds 'the State will ensure equal legal protection, and equal social and moral consideration for all children regardless of their familial status.' Article 148 of the Moudawana contradicts Article 32 of the constitution, stating that 'Illegitimate filiation does not produce any of the effects of legitimate filiation in relation to the father.' The mother does not receive the same ruling as Article 146 states, 'filiation, whether it results from a legitimate or illegitimate relationship, is the same in relation to the mother, as regards the effects which...more
July 3, 2021, 4:03 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"International organizations for women’s rights have yet to comment on the ruling, but public backlash is expected as the ruling denies the mother and child alimony payments and other benefits" (para 17).
July 3, 2021, 4:03 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CUST-PRACTICE-1

"A highly unexpected ruling by the court declared that the father would have to pay MAD 100,000 ($11,200) to the mother. The court stated that the father committed 'debauchery' (having a sexual relationship outside the institution of marriage) according to Chapter 490 of the Criminal Code. Additionally, the judge ruled that the UN's Convention on the Rights of a Child (OHCHR) takes precedence over the Moroccan family code in this case" (para 4).
June 29, 2021, 4:13 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Rabat - Controversial and sexist public notices in the streets of Tangier sparked outrage among internet users across Morocco" (para 1). "Anonymous individuals have been putting up controversial notices in public places, criticizing women’s attire. The posts also criticize the wearing of 'tight jeans' and 'short dresses' by children, particularly girls. Internet users were in uproar and shared concerns online that the nature of the language and discourse adopted in the street notices included pedophilia" (para 2-4). "The Regional Committee for Human Development (CRDH) in the Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region issued a press release to condemn the publications. The CNRDH said that the posts included hatred, discrimination, and violence against women...more
June 29, 2021, 4:13 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"Rabat - Controversial and sexist public notices in the streets of Tangier sparked outrage among internet users across Morocco" (para 1). "Anonymous individuals have been putting up controversial notices in public places, criticizing women’s attire. The posts also criticize the wearing of 'tight jeans' and 'short dresses' by children, particularly girls. Internet users were in uproar and shared concerns online that the nature of the language and discourse adopted in the street notices included pedophilia" (para 2-4). "Several public figures also took to social networks to condemn the sharing of such notes [which criticize women's attire], calling on security services to arrest the perpetrators. Researchers in Islamic studies Mohamed Abdelouahed...more
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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June 11, 2021, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Declarations: 1) With regard to article 2: The Government of the Kingdom of Morocco express its readiness to apply the provisions of this article provided that: They are without prejudice to the constitutional requirement that regulate the rules of succession to the throne of the Kingdom of Morocco; They do not conflict with the provisions of the Islamic Shariah. It should be noted that certain of the provisions contained in the Moroccan Code of Personal Status according women rights that differ from the rights conferred on men may not be infringed upon or abrogated because they derive primarily from the Islamic Shariah, which strives, among its other objectives, to strike...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 22% of births in Morocco were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .03 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Morocco" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Morocco was 13.9 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Morocco was 13.9 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Morocco was 36.9% (p 70).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 22% of births in Morocco were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Morocco was 74.8 years for males and 77.0 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Morocco was 22 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Morocco was 289 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Morocco was 289 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Morocco was 289 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Morocco of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 72.0%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Morocco is 19.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).