Several programs and social projects aimed in particular at improving the quality of services for women, children, and people with disabilities were launched on Saturday, September 17 in Es-Semara, by the Minister of Solidarity, Social Integration and Family, Aawatif Hayar. They relate to centers for the protection of children and care for people with disabilities, as well as a center for the promotion of women’s status.
The Minister in charge specified in particular that the Multifunctional Center for Women in Difficult Situations in the province of Es-Semara is the first space of its kind at the national level where the GISR (Green innovative social regeneration), developed by the Ministry as a mechanism for green and innovative social regeneration aimed at creating a new generation of social services for the benefit of families and people in difficult situations.
Created in accordance with the High Royal Guidelines aimed at promoting the status of women and as part of the implementation of the government program in this area, this center has reception, registration, and orientation areas, as well as a listening room and a social incubator, noted the Minister, adding that the Ministry has provided this space with an equipped vehicle, dedicated to the care of women victims of violence within the framework of a partnership with the National Union of Moroccan Women (UNFM). The supervising minister also noted that the creation of this center comes in the wake of the implementation of the care cycle for women victims of violence, within the framework of a partnership between the ministry and the Council for monitoring the implementation of the Marrakech Declaration for the combat of violence against women, chaired by Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Meryem. She said that the ministry has undertaken, in this context, to create some 82 multifunctional centers across Morocco.
During her visit to the city of Es-Semara, Aawatif Hayar also inaugurated the Regional Orientation and Assistance Center for Persons with Disabilities in the Al-Wahda district. She also visited the center of the Moroccan League for the protection of children and the center of Es-Semara for the qualification and integration of people with disabilities. Accompanied by the governor of the province, Hamid Naimi, the president of the provincial council, Mohamed Salem Labihi, as well as other officials and local elected officials, the minister presided over a ceremony at the multifunctional center for women in difficult situations, during which checks were given to the beneficiaries of income-generating projects for people with disabilities, in addition to a graduation ceremony for 2021 graduates and the distribution of wheelchairs to people with specific needs.