Overhaul of the Penal Code in Morocco

And what’s the most important news? The Government has announced they will eliminate a paragraph in Article 475 that currently allows those convicted of corruption or kidnapping of a minor to go free if they marry their victim, a provision everyone throughout the world discussed about last year after a 16 year-old teenager killed herself out of desperation being confronted with a forceful marriage with the man that raped her.

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