Gender equality in Morocco

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Gender equality in Morocco


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:MA
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Legislation in Morocco


Law mandates equal remuneration for females and males for work of equal value

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 76 (100%); 1 in Africa from 21 (100%)

Law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 79 (100%); 1 in Africa from 16 (100%)

Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 179 (100%); 1 in Africa from 53 (100%)

Violence in family in Morocco


Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she argues with him

50,80 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 58 in the world of 65 (12,31%); 26 in Africa from 32 (21,88%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she burns the food

23,60 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 49 in the world of 63 (23,81%); 20 in Africa from 32 (40,63%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she goes out without telling him

49,50 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 50 in the world of 65 (24,62%); 19 in Africa from 33 (45,45%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she neglects the children

49,40 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 50 in the world of 66 (25,76%); 19 in Africa from 33 (45,45%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she refuses sex with him

42,80 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 55 in the world of 65 (16,92%); 24 in Africa from 33 (30,30%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife (%)

63,90 %[?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 50 in the world of 66 (25,76%); 19 in Africa from 33 (45,45%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Morocco


Labor force

12 498 273 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 44 in the world of 185 (76,76%); 11 in Africa from 52 (80,77%)
7,62 % (1,52 % annual) ↘
min: 7 963 686; max: 12 498 273; max-min: 4 534 587 (36,28%); mid: 10 230 980;
2 267 294 (18,14%)

Labor force

27,04 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 166 in the world of 185 (10,81%); 48 in Africa from 52 (9,62%)
1,19 % (0,238 % annual) ↘
min: 25,02; max: 28,33; max-min: 3,30 (11,65%); mid: 26,68;
0,364 (1,34%)

Labor force

72,90 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 20 in the world of 185 (89,73%); 5 in Africa from 52 (92,31%)
0,525 % (0,105 % annual) ↗
min: 72,26; max: 74,82; max-min: 2,55 (3,41%); mid: 73,54;
-0,641 (-0,879%)

Labor force

2,69 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 20 in the world of 185 (89,73%); 5 in Africa from 52 (92,31%)
1,96 % (0,393 % annual) ↗
min: 2,61; max: 2,97; max-min: 0,366 (12,30%); mid: 2,79;
-0,098 (-3,65%)

Leadership in Morocco


Female headed households

17,10 % of households with a female head[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 50 in the world of 62 (20,97%); 32 in Africa from 36 (13,89%)
1,56 % (0,312 % annual) ↘
min: 16,30; max: 17,10; max-min: 0,800 (4,68%); mid: 16,70;
0,400 (2,34%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

12,79 % of total[?] (2008)
(2010) (descending): 100 in the world of 120 (17,50%); 10 in Africa from 12 (25%)
3,08 % (0,617 % annual) ↘
min: 10,76; max: 12,79; max-min: 2,04 (15,93%); mid: 11,78;
1,02 (7,97%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

20,50 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 105 in the world of 189 (44,97%); 28 in Africa from 54 (50%)
48,78 % (9,76 % annual) ↘
min: 0,600; max: 20,50; max-min: 19,90 (97,07%); mid: 10,55;
9,95 (48,54%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

31,30 % of firms[?] (2013)
(descending): 47 in the world of 111 (58,56%); 13 in Africa from 26 (53,85%)
29,07 % (5,81 % annual) ↘
min: 13,10; max: 31,30; max-min: 18,20 (58,15%); mid: 22,20;
9,10 (29,07%)

Firms with female top manager

4,30 % of firms[?] (2013)
(descending): 106 in the world of 113 (7,08%); 27 in Africa from 28 (7,14%)