Fez - Prime Minister Benkirane is under fire for his statements to Parliament regarding the role of women earlier this week. The prime minister, and head of the Justice and Development Party, made an impassioned speech suggesting that a women’s place is in the household rather than in the workplace.

Morocco's head of Government Benkirane
Liz Yaslik is a Middle East and North African researcher studying Arabic at the Arabic Language Institute in Fez.