Women’s Rights in the Maghreb

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/7/11 Women’s Rights in the Maghreb Roshni Sheth FLL 120-2D
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7/7/11 Perception of Maghrebi Women Western media: false streotypes Mistreatment of women Reality? Women’s socioeconomic status is rising
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7/7/11 Education for Women Algeria Girls educated from 6-years 90.0% in 2004 compared to 36.9% in 1966 & 80.7% in 1998 Illiterate Adult Women 35% in 2002 compared to 85% in 1966 Morocco Girls Enrolled in Primary Schools 67% compared to 86% for boys
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7/7/11 Contraception &Family Planning Birth rate has dropped from 7.5 children/woman in 1990 to about 2 children/woman This reduction is quite impressive: the Maghreb “accomplished in 25 years what took almost 200 years in France.” -Dr. Lilia Libidi (Anthropologist)
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Marriage Contract/Family Code Many women are ignorant about what goes into their marriage contract. Activist prepared a marriage contract draft to
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