Country Morocco Morocco
Program Type Community Engagement
Implementer Ministry of Religious Endowments and Islamic Affairs
Relevance to FTF Detecting and Intervening Against Violent Extremism
Detecting and Intervening Against Recruitment and Facilitation
Detecting and Intervening Against Travel and Fighting
Detecting and Intervening Upon Return
Program Description

This program supports literacy in Arabic and basic religious knowledge in 95% of the national mosques (including in rural areas and prisons).

The aim is to prevent extremist ideologies within families.

  • 87% of 1.8 million beneficiaries (from 2000 to 2014) are women.
  • In 2015, 89% of the 251,559 beneficiaries of the first level of the Literacy program were women; likewise, 98% of the 41,375 beneficiaries of the second level of this program were also women.
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