American exchange student shares her life and lessons in Morocco

American exchange student shares her life and lessons in Morocco

Emily Goshey – WNN Opinion (WNN) Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA, U.S.: Those who travel to Morocco always start with an idea of what life out there will be like. Sometimes romantic visions of exotic, oriental lifestyles lead to false expectations, and in other cases careful preparation and pre-departure research allows for a realistic understanding of what is to […]

MOROCCO: Ministry of Justice denies culpability after young bride suicide

MOROCCO: Ministry of Justice denies culpability after young bride suicide

Rachid Khouya – WNN Opinion (WNN/MWN): Smara, MOROCCO: Morocco’s Ministry of Justice has finally issued a statement regarding the controversy surrounding the tragic suicide of rape victim Amina Filali. According to the Ministry, the judge did not violate any court procedure when he issued a ruling that forced Amina to marry her rapist and tormentor. […]

Rape: An ongoing point of suffering

Rape: An ongoing point of suffering

Loubna Flah – WNN Opinion (WNN) Opinion/Morocco World News: Rape is one the most abominable crimes committed against women. The perpetration of rape is not only a physical assault but mainly a lethal attack on human dignity. Its repercussions on women’s psyche are grave and the damage caused to the rape victim is almost irremediable. […]

Gender laws Morocco uphold dignity and the rights of women

Gender laws Morocco uphold dignity and the rights of women

Fatima Outaleb – WNN Opinion (WNN) Opinion Rabat, MOROCCO: According to a recent study by Morocco’s High Commission for Planning, the national institute for statistical analysis, 68 per cent of Moroccan women have experienced domestic violence and 48 per cent have been subjected to psychological abuse. This is a shocking statistic and reveals how much […]