Under Leadership of HM the King, Morocco Embarked on Reform Path, Says Edward Gabriel
Morocco, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, has resolutely embarked on the path of "irreversible" reforms concerned about the well-being and aspirations of citizens, former US ambassador to Morocco Edward Gabriel wrote Friday in an op-ed on The Washington Diplomat.
"The innovative leadership of the Sovereign has enabled Morocco to take a new course change that has led to substantial and forward-thinking reforms, especially in the promotion of human rights and women's rights protection" Gabriel stressed.
In this respect, the former US diplomat said that the reform of the Moudawana is one of the "most progressive" reforms in the Arab world, noting that women now have equal access to decision-making centers and the business milieu.
Citing the adoption of the new Constitution which sets out equality between women and men in all fields, Gabriel stressed that Morocco grants priority to broadening the participation of women in political life.
MAP 22 August 2015