Project profile — Enhanced Prevention and Intervention in Cases of Violence Against Women in Morocco

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Enhanced Prevention and Intervention in Cases of Violence Against Women in Morocco - Overview
UN Women (XM-DAC-41146)
2018-02-26 - 2021-08-31
Country / region • Morocco (100.00%)
Sector • Government And Civil Society, General
Women’s equality organisations and institutions (15170) (2.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Ending violence against women and girls (15180) (98.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (principal objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results


The purpose of the project is to enhance prevention and intervention in cases of violence against women in Morocco. The project’s objective is to strengthen the protection and promotion of the rights of women in a legal and institutional framework and create an environment that supports women and girls who are survivors of violence through quality essential services that are available and accessible and through improved mindsets that support equality. Project activities include: (1) adopting a comprehensive and multi sectoral approach by involving the health, justice, police, education and social protection sectors in order to intervene in terms of the prevention of violence, protection, addressing violence against women and bringing the guilty parties to justice; (2) offering additional support to women’s groups and local movements that defend the rights of women; (3) involving men in awareness and advocacy efforts in support of gender equality; and (4) providing technical assistance and strengthening the capacity of Morocco’s government institutions in addressing violence against women.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) enhanced protection and promotion of women's rights in the legal and institutional framework; and (2) an enabling environment for women and girls who have survived violence through the provision of quality essential services that are available and accessible, and improved attitudes towards equality.



Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
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