Codifying Polygamy in the 1957 Moroccan Mudawwana

Morocco editor Ari Schriber discusses Morocco's 1957 Personal Status Code, the country's first unified set of family law statutes. He addresses the provisions concerning polygamy in particular, and the government's attempts to evoke an Islamic basis for legalizing polygamy while simultaneously appearing to limit it in the name of protecting women. "TheĀ 1957 Personal Status CodeĀ (Mudawwanat … Continue reading Codifying Polygamy in the 1957 Moroccan Mudawwana