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‘Shocking’ Abuse Of Migrants Forced To Pick Strawberries In Spain

‘Shocking’ Abuse Of Migrants Forced To Pick Strawberries In Spain

Spain must urgently protect thousands of women brought over from Morocco as essential workers to pick strawberries during the new coronavirus pandemic in abysmal conditions and without basic hygiene, a United Nations rapporteur said on Wednesday. About 3,000 Moroccan women travel to Spain, which provides more than half of Europe’s fruit and vegetables, to harvest […]

Morocco Is Up To Something Big : Water Fog

Morocco Is Up To Something Big : Water Fog

At first sight, these large black nets stretched vertically in the middle of nowhere have no reason to be. They do, however, fulfil a great mission: transforming fog into water. This unusual idea has changed the lives of the inhabitants of five villages in southwestern Morocco, who no longer have to travel several kilometres each […]

Rwanda, Morocco Sign Deal To Scale Up Nuclear Technology

Rwanda, Morocco Sign Deal To Scale Up Nuclear Technology

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), and Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security have signed a cooperation agreement to exchange information and experience in nuclear technology. Speaking after signing the agreement, Dr Khammar Mrabit, the Director General of the Moroccan agency, said that they have experience since 2016. “We have to exchange information […]

Harry And Meghan Arrive In Morocco’s Atlas Mountains To Champion Girls’ Education

Harry And Meghan Arrive In Morocco’s Atlas Mountains To Champion Girls’ Education

Britain’s Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan arrived in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains on Sunday where they will show their support for rural girls’ education. The visit at the request of the British government is the second to the kingdom in recent years by a member of the royal family, following a trip by Prince […]

Seychelles Ranked First In Africa For Ocean Health

Seychelles Ranked First In Africa For Ocean Health

The Ocean Health Index (OHI) has ranked Seychelles first in Africa after the latest global assessment of ocean health. Globally the island nation came out 33rd amongst 220 countries and territories. Morocco and Egypt were ranked second and third on the continent. The ranking is another important milestone for the archipelago after one of its […]

Morocco Group Empowers Women To Fight Domestic Abuse, Rape

Morocco Group Empowers Women To Fight Domestic Abuse, Rape

Victims of domestic violence are often unaware of resources available to them and are too afraid to ask. In Morocco, a new initiative aims to change that by helping women take legal action against their violent husbands. Now 23, a mother of two and an education worker, Salma remembers her marriage as seven years of […]

Virginity Test Is Invasive, It Is An Assault On The Girl Child…

Virginity Test Is Invasive, It Is An Assault On The Girl Child…

Invasively checking vaginal tightness and whether hymens are intact is common in rural Morocco. But women are increasingly publicly opposing this practice. They say the examination constitutes rape. Meryam is 24, more than old enough to get married. But the prospect of sexual intercourse scares her. As a child, she was forced to undergo a […]

At Least 13 Arrested In Connection To Scandinavian Tourist Murders In Morocco

At Least 13 Arrested In Connection To Scandinavian Tourist Murders In Morocco

 Nine more people have been arrested in Morocco for connections to the four initial suspects in the killing of two Scandinavian university students in a remote corner of the Atlas Mountains, Moroccan authorities said Friday. A total of 13 men have been detained after the murder of the female hikers from Denmark and Norway. Authorities […]

Teenage Rape Survivor Seeks For Justice

Teenage Rape Survivor Seeks For Justice

Thousands have signed a petition to Morocco’s king in support of a rape survivor. Despite a new law to tackle violence against women, rights groups say few survivors “will be able to get protection from their abusers. As of Monday afternoon, more than 15,000 people had signed a petition to Moroccan King Mohammed VI to […]

Marrakech To Host The Second Edition Of Empowering Women In Agriculture

Marrakech To Host The Second Edition Of Empowering Women In Agriculture

Believe in Africa has chosen Marrakech to host the second edition of their conference “African Women in Agriculture” (AWA), scheduled to be holdat the Museum Mohammed VI for Water Civilization in Marrakech, Morocco from May 8th to 10th, 2018.  This event is organized with the support of The Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation (AMCI), UN Women, […]

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