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Towards Combatting Violence against Women’s Access to Land Ownership in Morocco

Feminist Research

5 (2021)



Land , Land Ownership , Economic Discrimination , Economic Violence , Men , Production , property , Trusteeship

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Assorted kinds of violence and discrimination against women’s access to land ownership seem to be the most criticized the moment their dismissal is no longer a necessity for the Moroccan Legislator. It is hard to deny that all rights and obligations related to access to land, seen as a tangible resource, constitute the first-rate concerns of citizenship. As such, women not only call for an austere equality to men in the broadest sense of the term, but also for access to key positions in the society mainly through access to the means of production1 (El Yaagoubi, 2012: 33). The idea that women are landowners has become an in-vogue question. It is possible to say that women are heading towards building a social class that is becoming more voluble and visible. A reform of their tenure status is imperative bearing in mind that land property is directly associated with power. It is therefore appropriate that legal regimes of different land statuses take into consideration the benefits of this category given the fact that women constitute more than half of the population.


The violence and discrimination against women’s access to land ownership is criticized in Moroccan Legislator.

All rights to access of land are tangible resource, constitute the concern in issues related to citizenship.

Women call equality to men key positions in society mainly through access to the means of production.

A reform of their tenure status bearing in mind that land property is directly associated with power.


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