Civil and political rights - Maghreb

Women' s Human Rights in the Maghreb through Strategic Use of the Marriage Contract. Research-Action among Local Authorities on the Use of Marriage Contracts

15.05.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

This report forms part of an initiative aimed at promoting human rights and legal women' s rights through the strategic use of the marriage contract. This project seeks to raise awareness among women of the importance of the clauses stipulated in the marriage contracts protecting their rights. Another objective is to promote the application of marriage contracts by legal professionals and authorities responsible for the signing of these contracts. In the line of several consultations and education campaigns, the report presents the results of the research studies conducted in partnership with 11 local NGOs and lawyers in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia in 2010.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Global Rights
  • Publishing house : Global Rights
  • Publication date : 2011
  • Number of pages : 60
  • Language : French


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