Morocco

A major debate has sparked in Morocco following a call for ulemas to be given a political role. Some say a proposed parliamentary quota indicates respect, while others say the religious scholars should remain neutral and not carry political labels.
Le bureau de terrain au Maroc de Global Rights, en collaboration avec des ONGs partenaires venant de diverses régions à travers le pays, lance une campagne de plaidoyer législatif à travers deux nouveaux outils:
The Global Rights Morocco field office, in collaboration with NGO partners, announces the launch of a legislative advocacy campaign including a poster "Penalisation, Protection, Zero Tolerance: Women demand a law against violence".
Présentation de la version officielle et du rapport parallèle des ONG.
The refusal of a judge to allow the use of a Moroccan Berber name that parents wanted to give to their adopted daughter has aroused discontent among Moroccan organizations of human rights.
The new-media exposure of homosexual activity in the Muslim world highlights the paradoxes of its collision with modernity, says KA Dilday.
Mesures de lutte contre la discrimination et de promotion de l'égalité.
Islam and feminism are not incompatible according to Moroccan doctor and writer Asma Lamrabet.
L'entrée en vigueur de la Moudawana en 2004 a amplement contribué au recul de la polygamie au Maroc, a affirmé Mohamed Gachbour, professeur à l'université Hassan II à Casablanca.
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