9 April 2019
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Khadija had no income after she left her husband. © UNFPA Morocco
FEZ, Morocco – “I was forced to leave home with my baby in my hands," Khadija, 42, told UNFPA. When she finally decided to divorce her husband after over 10 years of suffering abuse, she thought her agony would end. She... Read more
12 December 2018
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RABAT, Morocco – “I had always felt lonely. All doors were closed.” For 25 years, Alkabira* suffered her husband’s physical and verbal abuse in silence. “Broken...that’s how I felt.” She had long contemplated ending her... Read more
29 October 2013
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Two adolescent girls are wearing masks and one speaks into a microphone. Behind them stands a moderator.
RABAT, Morocco – Najat’s voice trembled with emotion as she recounted her story. “I met a man when I was 16 years old. He was eight years older than me. I eventually became pregnant and my family did not accept it,”... Read more
1 December 2011
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Globally, the vast majority of people who are HIV-positive – 80 per cent – contracted the virus through unprotected sex – that is, by not using a male or a female condom. This raises a crucial question: Since condoms... Read more
29 June 2011
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RABAT, Morocco --- While high rates of maternal mortality continue to plague some Arab States, Morocco has made remarkable improvements in maternal health. The country is among a small group of low- and middle-income... Read more
28 September 2009
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MARRAKESH, Morocco — More than 2,000 population experts, scholars, researchers and policymakers from all parts of the world gathered here to share ideas and review recent developments in population and demography. The... Read more
14 June 2002
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Concluding a seven-day tour to observe United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) projects in Morocco, a team of Belgian parliamentarians has commended the Fund for its "very progressive" programme and recommended increased... Read more
27 September 2005
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It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you this morning to our High-Level Panel on International Migration and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Issues of migration are not new to us. Every day, thousands of... Read more
23 August 2007
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RABAT, Morocco — Latifa, more than seven months pregnant, awaits a prenatal consultation with her gynaecologist in a spacious, breezy meeting room in the National Hospital for Maternal Health Orangers in Morocco’s... Read more