Rabat - From chances of survival and adequate nutrition to cognitive, social, and emotional development, inequality in access to quality early childhood development has many faces in Morocco, reflecting significant gaps between the most well-off and the most disadvantaged children.

Abdelaziz, 10, sits and looks into the kitchen while his mother, Aziza Mohammed Kanzi, 39, folds clothes behind him. Kanzi’s 4 illegitimate children live with her in a small shack in the slums of Sahb Al Caid in Salé.
Abdelaziz, 10, sits and looks into the kitchen while his mother, Aziza Mohammed Kanzi, 39, folds clothes behind him. Kanzi’s 4 illegitimate children live with her in a small shack in the slums of Sahb Al Caid in Salé. "[My children] will blame me for this poor life conditions,” Kanzi said.
Amira El Masaiti is a Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat.