‘’In Morocco, the entry into force of a the law against violence against women seems to be going in the right direction. But many feminists believe that it does not go far enough. The recent cases of sexual assault reflect how the society’s opinions are polarized around the status of women. For our guest, Ibtissame Betty Lachgar of the Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms (M.A.L.I), women’s rights are universal and do not have to submit to the so-called local culture.’’
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.