This unofficial English translation of the 2004 Moroccan Family Law (Moudawana) was prepared by a team of English and Arabic speaking lawyers at the Global Rights head office in Washington D.C. and their field office in Rabat, and a professional Arabic-English Moroccan translator.
Break the rules of fasting is "haram" (forbidden) for Muslims in Morocco and can be punished by a sentence of one to six months in prison and fines of almost 100 euros, according to Article 222 of the Moroccan Penal Code.
Fin août, aux premiers jours du ramadan, Zineb El-Rhazoui et une amie pédopsychiatre de 34 ans, Ibtissam Lachgar, ont créé un "groupe alternatif" sur le site social Facebook. Objectif : la défense au Maroc de "toutes les libertés".
Five years after legal reforms were made to Morocco's family code, the "Moudawana", research professor Hakima Fassi-Fihri and film director Zakia Tahiri assess whether changes have been felt by Moroccan society.
The Global Rights Maghreb field office, in collaboration with fifteen local NGOs and lawyer partners in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, announces the publication of a Discussion Booklet on strategic use of the marriage contract to promote women’s rights.