The report of the National Human Rights Council for the year 2021 unveiled, this Friday, May 13, the extent of the work faced with the persistence of obstacles to the effective realization of the right to education, so that everyone benefits on an equal footing.
The report, presented by the President of the National Human Rights Council, Amina Bouayach, indicates that “the epidemiological crisis has exacerbated the problems of education in Morocco, particularly with regard to quality (educational frameworks – infrastructures – educational monitoring – access to school)”.
The report submitted to King Mohammed VI considers that “large segments of society believe that private education provides the quality“, adding that” many families cannot afford the conditions for distance learning”.
The National Human Rights Council deplores the continued school dropout in Morocco, “the number of dropouts having increased from 304,545 students for the 2019-2020 school year to 331,558 for 2020-2021”.
Regarding the work, the report, “Covid 19’s Repercussions on Vulnerable Groups and Actual Tracks”, states that ” the challenges related to unemployment, the right to strike and safety at work require radical solutions”.
The same source confirmed that “the council awaits the content of the new development model and the government’s program in order to provide practical solutions, in addition to the fact that the ongoing tax reform is a catalyst to facilitate business creation”.
The Council’s report for the year highlighted the presence of many obstacles that hinder the enjoyment by individuals of the right to health, particularly with regard to human resources and their distribution on the national territory, as well as the problem immigration of health professionals.
And the same document adds, concerning the lawfulness of vaccination, that it“violates the independence and freedom of individuals, especially when imposed without exception to access spaces”considering it as“an attack on human dignity”.
The report published by the Constitutional Institution also referred to “the need to develop a strategy based on the human rights approach and the centrality of the role of the State in the protection and promotion of the right to health”.
In this context, the same source referred to reproductive health and the long time allowed for medical appointments, and to immigrants to benefit from health services, highlighting the Council’s work in dealing with complaints and taking action. appropriate measures.