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Space Starting Point (ESPOD)

Member since 18.11.2017



Mission and objectives

Moroccan Association for the Promotion of Women's Entrepreneurship. ESPOD, an actor in the service of the promotion, economic and social of women. Committed socially through its various actions, ESPOD asserts itself as an active player in the economic promotion of women and the development of women's entrepreneurship in Morocco.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

ESPOD main agenda actions consist in improving women’s conditions, and these actions are conducted in both the economic and equality levels, which has helped to improve the status of women in social and economic terms. Among our activities: Participation in the 1st commission for the first reform of the Moudawana designated by the late S.M Hassan II in 1992; Participation in the second commission appointed by S.M Mohamed VI; Member of the spring of equality; Signatory of the memorandum addressed to the authorities for the access to equality; Opening and follow-up of various regional projects for information on the new moudawana, and in particular in Fes, Casablanca (King Abdul Aziz Al Saoud Foundation), in Rabat (as part of "Feminine Plural").

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Education / Professional training
Economy / Employment

Target group(s)

Women artisans, Youth (under 25), Other

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : Rue Mohamed Smiha complexe larbi ben mbarek Casablanca, 20000 ,Morocco
Telephone : 00212 661495808
Adress email :
Website : Espace Point de Départ casa settat

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