Domestic violence affects over 80% of Moroccan women- Report

Domestic violence affects over 80% of Moroccan women- Report

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Rabat, June 30, 2012 (MAP)

Around 82% of Moroccan women are affected by domestic violence, said a report of the national hearing center for women victims of domestic violence (ANARUZ).

The report, which was presented on Friday in Rabat, shows that the majority of declared cases are linked to domestic violence.

The document indicated that domestic violence accounted for the majority of cases, while economic, sexual and legal violence affected 35%, 13% and 9% respectively.

The report shows that 50% of women who suffered violence are single.

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