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Fighting slavery on the ground: January 25, Dispatches. Begum notes that the new draft law—accepted on March 17 and now going to parliament—is still highly problematic as, among other issues, it lacks a definition of domestic violence and has made it very difficult for women to get emergency protection orders e. Keeping pressure on the government with letters, tweets, videos and witness stories, the Moroccan media began to consistently cover their efforts. This helped reveal comments and attitudes of the ministers responsible for drafting the violence against women law. She is an Associate Editor for openGlobalRights. Many of these women told us that the police did not record their statements, told them to leave, and refused to investigate or arrest abusers even after prosecutors ordered them to do so. Often the police send women away when they report to them and they do not feel like they have authority to go into homes.

Begum notes that the new draft law—accepted on March 17 and now going to parliament—is still highly problematic as, among other issues, it lacks a definition of domestic violence and has made it very difficult for women to get emergency protection orders e. Sur – International Journal on Human Rights. February 25, Witness. Engaging with Perpetrators in Human Rights When, how and at what cost? In this HRW video, Moroccan comedian and feminist activist Mounia Magueri plays the role of a domestic violence survivor, an abusive husband, a police officer, and a prosecutor and highlights the problem of domestic violence from different angles. March 4, Witness. If you have any queries about republishing please contact us. DemocraciaAbierta Global platform for Latin American voices.

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Indeed, domestic violence in particular is full of cultural complexities and debates around the public and private realms. The Moroccan government has drafted a law on violence against women, but it has been pending with the government since One of the revelations was that the justice minister, Mustafa Ramid, said he sees domestic violence—and marital rape in particular—as too private to be adjudicated in a public setting.

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Pete Seeger and the music of resistance. This has necessitated creative approaches to spark dialogue and encourage change. Interested writers should follow our submissions guidelines and send their drafts to submissions openglobalrights. Compounding the problem is the fact that the Moroccan government has become increasingly hostile to CSOs and especially to major human rights organizations, both domestic and international.

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Women often choose to drop criminal cases for a whole host of reasons, including pressure from families, and a conviction on domestic violence is rare. Many of these women told us that the police did not record their statements, told them to leave, and refused to investigate or arrest abusers even after prosecutors ordered them to do so. To give credit, the Moroccan government has taken some steps on omunia issue, like setting up committees to raise awareness and reestablishing a national observatory on violence against women.

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Zine El Abidine Meknassi. Religion and Human Rights What are the potential points of collaboration? Join our movement today. Compounding the problem is the fact that the Moroccan government has become increasingly hostile to CSOs and especially to major human rights organizations, both domestic and international.

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Rachel Schmidt May 24, In the video, Magueri plays the role of a domestic violence survivor, an abusive husband, a police official, and a prosecutor. Nonetheless, the creative use of social media does seems to have had an impact, and Moinia points to work being done in Lebanon as further evidence of film, photography and social media to get government attention on rights.

They said that their husbands, partners, and other family members punched, kicked, burned, stabbed, and raped them. Most Viewed February 23, Commentary. This helped reveal comments maueri attitudes of the ministers responsible for drafting the violence against women law.

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January 25, Dispatches. Keeping pressure on the government with letters, tweets, videos and witness stories, the Moroccan media began to consistently cover their efforts. While the draft has good elements, it lacks a strong definition of domestic violence and does not criminalize marital rape. Monuia us continue to fight human rights abuses.

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