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The Burden of Unequal Inheritance Laws on Moroccan Women

Moroccan law stipulates that after the death of a parent, daughters of the deceased inherit half of what their male relativesreceive. While even some socially liberal Moroccans acknowledge that this system was suitable in the past, when men headed up the vast majority of households, it has made life difficult in the modern age for those 20% of homes in which women are the primary breadwinners.