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Symbolic action to decriminalize the right to abortion in Morocco

17.06.2019 / Created by M.A.L.I.
Symbolic action to decriminalize the right to abortion in Morocco

M.A.L.I. Mouvement Alternatif pour les Libertés Individuelles (Alternative Movement for Individual Liberties) organized an action on April 24 in Rabat for the decriminalization of the right to abortion in Morocco.

Accompanied by the team of the program Clit Revolution a feminist documentary web-series (France), the action aimed at underlining that the legislation which criminalizes the use of abortion leads to serious violations of women’s rights.

In Morocco, abortion is still prohibited, except in cases where the health of the woman is in danger. Despite the submission of a bill to the House of Representatives in June 2016 to expand the cases of authorization of the voluntary termination of pregnancy (abortion), the law has still not passed.

The bill provides for the authorization of abortion when the pregnancy is a danger to the mother’s life or her health, when the pregnancy is generated by rape or incest, when the mother has a mental illness, or when the foetus has serious genetic diseases or malformations that cannot be treated at the time of diagnosis.

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Salama's Friends
Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation
Regional Center for Dialogue and Mediation (RCMD)
Fédération des Ligues des Droits des Femmes
Tafoukt Souss Association for Women Development
Ramzi Nouisser
Association Voix d'Ève (AVE)
Forum de Femmes Méditerranée (FFM)
Moroccan Association of Social Workers
Independent journalist
Faculty Affiliate, PHRGE, Northeastern College of Law
Femmes Informations Juridiques Internationales Rhône-Alpes (FIJI-RA)
Action et Promotion Sociale et Culturelle
Civic Forum Institute (CFI)
Institute for gender equality
National Broadcasting and Television Society - SNRT
Kayan Masr foundation for Development, Training & Community Participation Support
Women's Center AlThouri Silwan
Wafa Association for Awareness
Association Irtikaa
Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE)
Mobilising for Rights Associates (MRA)
Soumia Boutkhil
Ministry of Women , Family and Children
Creativity Center for Citizenship and Democracy
CIHEAM Istituto Agronomico Mediterraneo
Kasdi Merbah Ouragla University
Bremen University
Association Corrente Rosa
People’ Rights  Center - Sidi kacem
Abdulhakeq Al Barghazi
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
Femmes pour le Dire, Femmes pour Agir (FDFA)
Association Tahadi pour l'Environnement
Oxfam Intermon Maroc

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