Urge Morocco to create Amina's Law and punish child rapists
  • Petitioned Mohammed VI, King of Morocco

This petition was delivered to:

Mohammed VI, King of Morocco
Majlis al-Nuwab
Assembly of Representatives
Majlis al-Mustasharin
Assembly of Councillors

Urge Morocco to create Amina's Law and punish child rapists

    1. Katrina K.
    2. Petition by

      Katrina K.

      CA

Sixteen year old Amina Filali committed suicide by ingesting rat poisen because she was forced to marry her rapist of a year ago. According to Moroccan law, Article 475, a child rapist who is reported can either go to jail for 10 years or marry the girl who was raped and escape prison. If the rapist choses to marry the child, the family of the rape victim is no longer shamed by the act. The thoughts and feelings of the girl are not even remotely considered. This is SHAMEFUL and the poor girl was so distraught and tramatized by the marriage and subsequent beatings from her husband, that she chose death rather than live that nightmare.

Please sign this petition and urge King Mohammed VI and the people of Morocco to abolish this cruel law and protect their children from predators. Women deserve human rights and Amina Filali died to bring this to the attention of the world. Sign this for Amina.

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    • Fucch Megan HAINES, FL
      • over 2 years ago

      crimes against chrildren are the greatest of sins.

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    • Joy Sabl PITTSBURGH, PA
      • over 2 years ago

      I would like to be able to travel to Morocco some day, but cannot in good faith do so while this sort of thing is happening.

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    • Dolly Navina Lakra JAMSHEDPUR, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      No One Has The Right To Treat The Other Person With Such irrevocable Cruel Act !

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    • michelle baitel MONTREAL, CANADA
      • over 2 years ago

      I AM A WOMAN AND ALL WOMAN HAVE RIGHTS

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    • Sav Jonsa WINNIPEG, CANADA
      • over 2 years ago

      I was raped as a child

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