Law reform

70 tribunaux de famille et 500 juges spécialisés devront être prêts avant le 1er avril 2004.
L'adoption au Maroc d'une profonde réforme du droit des femmes, dans un climat de consensus politique, constitue une rare exception dans un monde musulman où la condition féminine est l'objet d'un combat acharné entre modernistes et islamistes radicaux.
These are days of agitation in the desert kingdom, and perhaps no group is more determined to push the boundaries of change than the kingdom's well-educated and articulate women.
As Iraqis wait for the establishment of a new constitution and judicial framework, so-called "tribal courts" are already administering rough justice in the south.
Le citoyen doit s'engager pour une complète application de la Moudawanna.
Under a new family code, or the Mudawana as it is known, husbands will now have to go to court to make their repudiation binding and women will no longer be legally required to be "obedient" to their husbands.
The international community has one more reason to ensure the security of Afghanistan -- to help bring about the women's rights promised in the country's just completed constitution, according to experts.

Outlines proposed egalitarian family and personal status laws in the Maghreb and presents a synthesis of thematic reports jointly produced by a number of researchers from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.

Morocco has approved one of the most progressive laws on women's and family rights in the Arab world, which will see polygamy almost completely eradicated from the north African country.
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