MD Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Mohammed V University
Arabic, French, English, Spanish
Clandestine abortions are one of Morocco’s most painful social issues. It is estimated that 600-800 such risky procedures are carried out every day, since legal abortions are restricted and heavily frowned upon by society and the judiciary alike. Gynaecologist Professor Chafik Chraïbi – head of maternity at Rabat’s Les Orangers hospital – speaks up, eager to address this vital yet delicate issue head on, with determination and compassion.