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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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Association of Organisations of Mediterranean Businesswomen (AFAEMME)
Space Starting Point (ESPOD)
Palestinian Businesswomen's Association ASALA
For You Libya Group
Legal Association for Family Assistance and Human Rights
Sawa Organization - All Women Together Today and Tomorrow
Juzoor for Health and Social Development (Juzoor)
Servei Civil Internacional de Catalunya
Kenzy Associacion for Development
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Ankara University
Challenge Association of Sustainable Development (A.C.D.D.)
Women in Business of Algeria
Association Tawaza pour le plaidoyer de la femme
Morocco Volunteers
The Individual Initiative for Human Rights  - Masir
Portuguese Association of Women in Legal Careers
Business Women Forum-Palestine (BWF)
Association of Women in Green Economy (AFEV)
The Children of Female Prisoners' Care Association (CFPA)
CEDAW Association for Democracy and Human Rights
Organisation TAMAYNUT
Peace and friendship international organization. P4all
Vision Communication Consultancy
Racha Ramadan
Why Me for Women’s Rights
Life Foundation for Development and Community Integration
Try Center for Training and Education
Assiwar- the Feminist Arab Movement
Carmen Garraton
NAWF Women Entrepreneurs
Adina Mocanu
Action et Promotion Sociale et Culturelle
Al-Thoria Studies Center
Association Irtikaa

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