Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Women's Issues: Belgian vice-Prime Minister praises Morocco for social and cultural revolution

Belgian vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Justice Laurette Onkelins, has told Moroccan media that Morocco has made a "social and cultural revolution concerning the status of women."

In an interview with "Liberation" she said: "Morocco, as a Muslim country, has made great efforts to improve status of women...the Kingdom today is serving as a model for the Arab-Islamic countries and a reference for many societies."