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Why Morocco's new harassment law fails women

A new law criminalising sexual violence and harassment is coming into force today in Morocco.

It follows growing concern in recent years about levels of abuse against women and includes a ban on forced marriage.

But does it do enough to protect women? Lawyer and activist Stephanie Bordat says it's just "window-dressing".

(Photo: Moroccan women shout slogans during a protest calling for gender equality. Credit: Getty Images)

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