SocietyMore than 50% of Moroccans for wearing the hijab

More than 50% of Moroccans for wearing the hijab


61.2% of Moroccans are in favor of wearing the hijab, according to a study just published by the organization “Menassat for Research and Social Studies”.

Of the 1,320 young Moroccans surveyed, 65.3% of women and 57.1% of men are in favor of wearing the hijab. According to the document, 62.5% of respondents believe that wearing the veil is part of the Muslim religion and about 38% consider that the veil is often worn for practical, personal and moral reasons, in particular for avoid harassment.

3.8% of Moroccans surveyed say they are against wearing the hijab for reasons of equality between men and women. The study was conducted from May 17 to June 17, 2021 on a sample representing most regions of Morocco and various social categories.

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