Rabat - A predicted response has emerged to the controversial Arabic hashtag translate ‘Be_a_man,’ which encouraged men in Morocco to tell their female relatives to cover up at the beach. The new hashtag condemns “sexist” propaganda against Moroccan women.

A Moroccan woman wearing a “burkini” (C), a full-body swimsuit designed for Muslim women, enters the sea at Oued Charrat beach, near the capital Rabat, on August 17, 2016. (AFP Photo / Fadel Senna)
A Moroccan woman wearing a “burkini” (C), a full-body swimsuit designed for Muslim women, enters the sea at Oued Charrat beach, near the capital Rabat, on August 17, 2016. (AFP Photo / Fadel Senna)
Safaa Kasraoui is a journalist at Morocco World News.