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Moroccan Family Code Reform: Achievements, Challenges, and Future Directions for Gender Equality

Moroccan Family Code Reform: Achievements, Challenges, and Future Directions for Gender Equality Policy Brief   By: Mohammed Masbah, Hajar Idrissi and Rachid Aourraz   Background On 3 February 2004, after due consideration, the Moroccan parliament adopted the “Family Code” bill (Moudawant Al Ousra), replacing the Personal Status Code (PSC) which was drawn up in 1958 after the country’s independence.  The context is marked by an unprecedented debate on the status of women in a country...