Awareness of the Family Law (Moudawana)

The Moudawana, or Family Law, is a decree of Majesty King Mohamed VI that was adopted by Parliament in 2004. The Moudawana establishes guarantees for women such as setting a minimum marriage age of 18, allowing for easier divorce, granting the ability of mothers to pass citizenship to their children, and providing other assurances for women in Morocco. Respondents to this survey were asked a series of questions about the Moudawana to understand how aware women in Morocco are of this law and to gather their opinions of it.