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Human Rights Council - Violence against Women - May 2012

Date: May 1, 2012
Document: morocco_hrc_vaw_may_2012.pdf
Country: Morocco
Type: Intl Mechanism Submission
Issues: Gender-Based Violence , International Advocacy , Women's Rights
Mechanism: Universal Periodic Review
Report Type: Stakeholder Report

Collaborator: Global Rights

The report focuses on Morocco's compliance with its treaty obligations as they relate to violence against women. The report found that domestic violence is a widespread problem in Morocco that requires immediate attention. The Government of Morocco has not fulfilled its treaty obligations to prevent domestic violence, protect victims, and hold perpetrators accountable.