Civil and political rights - Morocco

The Moroccan Family Code (Moudawana) of February 5, 2004. An unofficial English translation of the original Arabic text

28.10.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This document provides an unofficial English translation of the 2004 Moroccan Family Law (Moudawana). This translation tries to provide as faithfully as possible the original Arabic text, therefore it gives a literal translation to the articles and content of the Moroccan Family Law. It aims to be a useful tool for researchers, NGOs and public authorities interested in family law and the rights of women in Morocco.


  • Type of publication : Legal text
  • Author : Government of Morocco (translated to English and published by Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) )
  • Publishing house : Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)
  • Publication date : 2004
  • Number of pages : 57
  • Language : English


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