Abortion law reform Morocco

March 2015: King Mohammed VI received the Ministers of Justice and of Islamic Affairs and the President of the National Human Rights Council, and urged them to submit legislative proposals on abortion within a one month deadline.

On March 11, 2015, the Ministry of health organized the second national conference on illegal abortion, the first having been held in 2010. Approximately 5.5% of maternal mortality rates are due to unsafe abortion, according to official figures established in 2010. 



Acoording to Ahmed El Khamlichi, Director of Dar Al Hadith Al Hassania, there is no text in the Quran or any prophetic saying that provides specific guidance on whether to prohibit or allow the termination of pregnancies in Islam, 



Tunisia legalised abortion in 1973.