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Gender equality: Still a long way to go for Morocco

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Morocco is one of the worst students in terms of gender equality. This is what the 2030  Equal Measures report stated, published on June 4, which takes into account the United Nations criteria for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Result: the kingdom is ranked 88th out of 129 countries …

59.3 out of 100 is Morocco’s score in the Equal Measures 2030 report dedicated to gender equality. Based on UN criteria for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the study screened 129 countries including Morocco. The kingdom was thus ranked 88th place. A position that is hardly any better in the Middle East and North Africa: it is ranked eighth falling behind Israel (76.7), Algeria (66.9), or Egypt (59.7 ), and slightly exceeds Saudi Arabia (57.4) …

Indicators include industry, infrastructure and innovation, and the fight against global warming. In both cases, Morocco scores between 40 and 50. For the eradication of poverty, the kingdom records a score between 60 and 70. And for access to health, it is between 80 and 90. On the other hand, with regard to public expenditure and dedicated budgets, the country’s score only juggles between 30 and 40. In other words, Morocco still has a long way to go to achieve gender equality…

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