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“Baraka: Chabab against violence”, the new project to combat violence against women

Written by FDM

Oxfam in Morocco is launching “Baraka: Chabab against violence”, a project to stem the scourge of violence against women and girls in Morocco.

“Baraka: Chabab against violence” is the new initiative to fight against violence against women. Led by Oxfam in Morocco and co-funded by the European Union, this project is implemented in partnership with the Gorara Association for Arts and Cultures and the Federation of the League of Women’s Rights (FLDF) -Region Marrakech -Safi.

It will support civil society organizations and the various public actors in the said region for a change in public policies in favor of women and girls, as Oxfam in Morocco informed in a press release. “The project intervenes in a context where violence and aggression towards women and girls still remain, for a large part of Moroccan society, traits linked to masculinity, raises the organization. Through art and culture, the project will sensitize the population by mobilizing young people, women and men, communities of the Marrakech-Safi region on themes related to gender equality and the fight against violence against women and girls”.
The start of the project will be marked by a Bootcamp. Scheduled from June 25 to 27, 2021 in Marrakech, the latter will bring together around twenty students in a space of innovation and collaboration in order to create and develop audiovisual content promoting alternative social norms rejecting violence. Content that will be disseminated during an awareness campaign for young people.