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News Morocco » Social: Newspapers Roundup: The Stories that Made Headlines This Week in Morocco

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096479131/Newspapers-Roundup-The-Stories-that-Made-Headlines-This-Week-Morocco?src=RSS
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Moroccan Newspapers Rabat – Here is a look at the major news that made headlines in Moroccan newspapers. This round-up includes business, political, cultural and social news covered by Moroccan newspapers this week.

News Morocco » Social: Morocco passes new law to combat violence against women

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/north-africa/2018/02/14/Morocco-passes-new-law-to-combat-violence-against-women.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Morocco’s parliament ratified a law on Wednesday to combat ... prepared by the Ministry of Family, Solidarity, Equality and Social Development, in partnership with the Ministry of Justice in exchange for 55 votes against. In her speech to the members ...

News Morocco » Social: Morocco: Review Conviction of Protest Leader

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/06/morocco-review-conviction-protest-leader
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

(Tunis) – Moroccan authorities should urgently review the conviction of an activist sentenced to five years in prison in possible reprisal for his activism in a social protest movement ... s alleged neglect of Morocco’s northern Rif region.

News Morocco » Social: Morocco adopts law on violence against women

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/morocco-adopts-law-violence-against-women-173129433.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Her department said the law, for the first time in Morocco, criminalises "acts considered forms of harassment, aggression, sexual exploitation or ill treatment" of women. Commentators on social media noted that the law finally passed on Saint Valentine's Day.

News Morocco » Social: Fisheries agreement with Morocco is an instrument of soft power for EU

News channel or source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/fisheries-agreement-with-morocco-is-an-instrument-of-soft-power-for-eu/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The renewal of the EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement will benefit the social and economic rights of all the Moroccans as well as social stability as it will constitute a sustainable factor contributing to local employment. If it were not renewed, tensions ...

News Morocco » Social: So Boho in Morocco

News channel or source: http://www.giftsanddec.com/article/550681-so-boho-morocco/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The show, which ran Dec. 6-10, started with an opening reception and preview, attended by Mohamed Sajid, Morocco’s minister of tourism, airlines, handicrafts and social economy, proving just how important the Kingdom of Morocco sees the development and ...

News Morocco » Social: 18 Ultimate Things to Do in Morocco

News channel or source: https://www.fodors.com/world/africa-and-middle-east/morocco/experiences/news/18-ultimate-things-to-do-in-morocco
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Tea (sometimes called Berber whiskey) is the essential social lubricant in Morocco and this sugary sweet pick-me-up is used to welcome visitors and seal deals. In the 16th century, the Saadian Sultan Abdullah al-Ghalib rebuilt this 9th-century madrasa as ...

News Morocco » Social: Promoting human rights to support development in rural Morocco

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Promoting-human-rights-to-support-development-in-rural-Morocco-542246
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

2) Social: including a clash between national law and local tradition ... She was an intern with the High Atlas Foundation in Morocco from August 2017 to January 2018.

News Morocco » Social: Morocco Allocates Over MAD 70 Billion for Higher Education Improvements in 2018

News channel or source: https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2018/02/240119/morocco-allocates-mad-70-billion-higher-education-improvements-2018/
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Special focus on a national strategy for scientific research Regarding scientific research, the head of government said that Morocco is stepping up its efforts ... He also stressed that current workforce and social development challenges in the country ...

News Morocco » Social: Morocco adopts law to fight violence against women

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/15/c_136976480.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

RABAT, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Morocco's parliament approved on Wednesday a new law ... Speaking before the vote, the Minister of Family, Solidarity, Equality and Social Development, Bassima Al-Hikawi, said the law broadens the definition of violence to ...