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Moroccan Women: Protected by Law and Oppressed by Reality

Moroccan law prohibits polygamy and child marriage, but it leaves some room for a few exceptions, upon the permission of a judge. However, these “few” exceptions multiply in real life, wherein child marriage for girls is frequent and polygamy is an established practice either through the circumvention of the law, by pressuring the first wife, or by bribing officials.


Aicha Belhaj | 21-01-2022
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