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3 May 2022

Morocco World News

Morocco: Wage gap remains at 30% & 64% women are paid compared with 91% men, say Democratic Association of Moroccan Women

"Moroccan Women Are Still Left Behind in Job Market" 2 May 2022

Low opportunities and high demand for low-skilled labor continue to negatively affect women’s employment in Morocco, the Democratic Association of Moroccan Women (ADFM) said on Sunday...

HCP’s latest report showed that 8 out of 10 women in the country remain outside the labor market, with 73.7% of them working as housewives.

Meanwhile, the ADFM highlighted that the wage gap between women and men remains significant (30%), while only 64% of women workers are paid, against 91% of men.

Women make 30% less than their male peers and record lower productivity overall but the wage gap is much more significant in the industrial sector, where women have 45% lower productivity than average...