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.

The Moroccan Blog
The Moroccan Blog
The Moroccan Blog is an English based newsblog dedicated to Morocco. You can find here all news from Morocco across a variety of topics: Arts & Culture, Economy & Business, Lifestyle, Moroccan Sahara, MRE, Society, Tourism & Travel and more.

Latest news

Antony Blinken praises Morocco’s commitment to peace and security in the Middle East

The head of U.S. diplomacy, Antony Blinken had Tuesday, January 31, 2023, a telephone conversation with the Minister of...

Morocco: 10.9 million tourists in 2022

Some 10.9 million tourists visited Morocco during the year 2022, said in Rabat, the Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts and...

Air Arabia connects Fez to Weeze in Germany

This service will be effective from March 2, 2023, with prices "very competitive," announced the company in a statement. "No...

Must read

Here are the most popular tea brands for Moroccans

In Morocco, some 400 brands of tea are marketed...

Aeronautics: Swiss Pilatus chooses Morocco

Pilatus has just signed a contract with Sabca Maroc...

Apple soon at Morocco Mall

The apple brand will strengthen its presence in Morocco....

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you