Morocco’s parliament ratified a law on Wednesday to combat violence against women after months of debate and discussion between political parties and civil society in a move aimed at containing violence against women, a phenomenon that is wide spreading among Moroccan society.
Morocco passes new law to combat violence against women
The new draft law also provides for a number of penalties for the molesters, where a person is considered a perpetrator of the crime of sexual harassment and is punished by imprisonment. (File photo: AFP)
Monia al-Ghanmi, Al Arabiya English
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