Al Karam was founded in 1997 by Ms. Karima M'kika, under the patronage of HRH Princess Lalla Meryem and the state-approved in 2001. The association works for the protection of children in precarious situations in Safi and Marrakech (Morocco). Al Karam developed numerous risk prevention activities related to street life. It notably ensures shelter for disadvantaged children, provides legal and administrative assistance (for ensuring civil rights), physical and psychological rehabilitation, family reintegration, school and occupational reintegration for children who have experienced the pain of the street, begging, any kind of abuse or abandonment.
The 3 main objectives of Al Karam are:
- Raising awareness among governments, families, children and young people to better implement and enforce children's rights;
- Preventing child labor, begging, physical and sexual exploitation of minors through promoting school and vocational training;
- Rehabilitating, physically and morally, children and youth at risk.
Al Karam works on civil and political life, education and professional training as well as health and emotional and sexual life at national level. Its target groups are young people, children and victims of violence. The association has over 10 years of specific experience working in gender equality.
Address : Lotissement Acharaf - Opération Al Manar 3, 40 100 ,Morocco
Adress email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : https://www.euromedwomen.foundation/pg/profile/morganvillette/
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 Foreign Affairs and International Development 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.