Ahmed Reda Chamy, head of the Financial, Social and Environmental Council, known as for a ban on youngster marriage in Morocco; This was introduced at this time, Thursday, within the committee on finance, planning and financial improvement of the second chamber of parliament through the dialogue of the subbudget of the aforementioned Council.

Al-Shami stated earlier than members of the Finance, Planning and Financial Improvement Committee: “I’ve determined to make use of the phrase youngster marriage quite than youngster marriage; As a result of the phrases of youngsters are extra informative and deeper.

The top of the Financial, Social and Environmental Council believes that permission for underage marriage was made an exception by the Household Code. However this exception has turn into the rule, given the massive variety of purposes authorized by the judges.

Al-Shami’s stance goes hand in hand with rising calls for from numerous associations to abolish underage marriages underneath the age of eighteen.

A diagnostic research carried out by the Presidium of the Prosecutor’s Workplace relating to underage marriages exhibits that their share, in comparison with the full variety of marriage contracts concluded from 2004, the 12 months the Household Code got here into pressure, to 2019, ranges from 11.99 p.c as the best share of whole marriage charges to 7.53 p.c because the lowest share; These are surprising numbers, confirming the widespread phenomenon of kid marriage.

In the identical context, Al-Shami known as for the sharing of funds inside marriage, declaring that the Moroccan legislator had left the matter non-obligatory; However, in keeping with him, now it needs to be necessary.

For her half, Fatima al-Hasani, parliamentary adviser to the Nationwide Get together of Independents, pressured the necessity to stop youngster marriage and to not discuss with the existence of social conditions, emphasizing that it’s essential to create an appropriate surroundings for youngsters. to finish research and training.

In flip, Muhammad bin Faqih, parliamentary adviser to the Social Justice Group, pressured the necessity to abolish youngster marriage, declaring that nobody current at this assembly would settle for his daughter’s marriage on the age of sixteen.

He added: “We should keep in mind the opinion of the elite of society, and never comply with the opinion of most of the people, which might hinder progress and discover options to the issues posed.”

Khaled El Satti, Parliamentary Counselor of the Nationwide Union of Labor in Morocco, believes that the Council for Financial, Social and Environmental Affairs makes essential suggestions and studies; However in order to not be heard by the federal government.

Al-Satti requested in his speech through the sub-budget dialogue of the Council on Financial, Social and Environmental Affairs of the Committee on Finance, Planning and Financial Improvement within the second chamber of parliament a direct query to Ahmed Reda Al-Shami, saying: “Does the federal government hearken to you or not?”

In response to this query, the pinnacle of the Financial, Social and Environmental Council stated: “The federal government typically listens and typically not,” declaring that the council makes many suggestions, a few of that are typically taken into consideration and different occasions not.

However, Ahmed Reda al-Shami expressed his willingness to develop the connection of the Council for Financial, Social and Environmental Affairs with the Council of Advisors and to make the expertise of the Council obtainable to the second chamber of parliament.

Al-Shami additionally expressed the need of the Financial, Social and Environmental Council to develop the Council’s openness to residents and supply them with the chance to take part within the preparation of the Council’s suggestions, indicating that work is at the moment underway to supply for this within the constitution of this constitutional physique.

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