Sexual Violence: Morocco’s Victim-Blaming Culture Impedes Progress

Rabat – In 2017, a UN survey asked men across Morocco if “women who dress provocatively deserve to be harassed.” Seventy-eight percent of Moroccan men agreed with the statement. Heading into 2020, little has changed, and Moroccan media...

Sexual Violence: Morocco’s Victim-Blaming Culture Impedes Progress

Rabat – In 2017, a UN survey asked men across Morocco if “women who dress provocatively deserve to be harassed.” Seventy-eight percent of Moroccan men agreed with the statement. Heading into 2020, little has changed, and Moroccan media outlets, social media users, and even judicial officials still comment on what female assault victims were wearing […]

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