Rabat - An unprecedented first for the Moroccan judiciary system: Tangier’s trial court issued on January 30,2017 its first adjudication approving the principle of the right of a child born out of wedlock affiliation to her biological father and the right of the mother to compensation for physical and emotional trauma suffered as a result of the relationship.

Historic First in Morocco: Justice Recognizes Natural Filiation
Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat.