On 14 February 2018, the Moroccan Parliament adopted a law on combating violence against women. Despite a few progresses, civil society argues the law only consists of a number of scattered and partial amendments to the Penal Code, and does not respond to the need for a comprehensive law on violence against women.
In this factsheet, EuroMed Rigts a brief overview of the existing legal, judicial and political frameworks in morocco to fight violence against women. It also provides number of recommendations to the Moroccan state.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.