HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visits special unit on violence against women
HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, on a visit to the Kingdom, visited on Tuesday the Témara first instance court, particularly the special unit in charge of women victims of conjugal violence.
Crown Princess Mary was given details on the history and actions by the unit, set up in 2006 as part of the national initiative to fight violence against women, which is tasked with receiving and offering psychological and legal assistance to these women.
The unit receives 25 to 30 abused women every day, Mohamed Boufaddi, public prosecutor at the said court, told MAP, noting that it also seeks to inform the victims about their rights as laid in the family law.
He added that the Crown Princess showed a special interest in the Moroccan experience in the field of the protection and promotion of women's rights.
Elizabeth Moller Jensen, director of the KVInfo association which deals with gender equality, said that the visit by the Crown Princess seeks to strengthen partnership between the said association and Moroccan counterparts.
Jensen described the new family law as a model to follow by Arab countries.