How NGOs helped change Moroccan law on rapists marrying their victims

Date Published:

7 Feb,2014


A suicide case and a campaign to stop rapists avoiding jail via wedlock finally brought change but further reform is necessary. A law that allowed rapists to dodge jail by marrying their victims has been changed by the Moroccan parliament after a campaign by NGOs, including my organisation, the Association Marocaine de Planification Familiale (AMPF).

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See also: MENA, Rape, Morocco
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