A seminar was held in Parliament to evaluate the effectiveness of Law 103.13 designed to combat violence against women.
This event, conducted in partnership with the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly, brought together government officials, legal experts, and representatives from various sectors.
Morocco’s Ministry of Solidarity, Social Integration, and Family Affairs highlighted the country’s pioneering role in establishing a legal framework to combat violence against women, supported by constitutional provisions against discrimination.
The ministry recognized that it is still early to fully assess the impact of these efforts.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection discussed measures to improve women’s access to healthcare, including online services and adherence to international agreements for physical and psychological well-being.
The Public Prosecution shared concerning statistics that reveal a high prevalence of violence against women, urging further action to address this pressing issue.
Key recommendations included promoting collaboration between authorities, relevant organizations. Providing financial support for victims, encouraging men to combat violence, and establishing a centralized complaint system were also stressed.
Addressing digital violence against women and streamlining legal procedures for these cases were deemed essential steps forward.