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Ivanka Trump to advocate for full implementation of Soulaliyat laws once in Morocco

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US President senior advisor Ivanka Trump. / Ph. DR

After the White House announced in October that the US President senior advisor Ivanka Trump is to promote women’s economic development in a Morocco visit, she took to Twitter to give more details about the upcoming trip to North Africa.

On Tuesday, November 5, Donald Trump’s daughter said that «recently passed laws allow Moroccan women to benefit from the proceeds of collective lands», referring to the Soulaliyat movement in Morocco.

The CEO Millennium Challenge Corporation and «I will continue to advocate for full implementation of these important reforms to ensure gender equity in property rights during our visit to Morocco this week», Trump added.

For the record, Sean Cairncross, Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a bilateral United States foreign aid agency, and a former senior adviser to Donald Trump, will accompany Ivanka Trump during her Morocco visit.

Once in the Kingdom, Trump and Cairncross will be meeting government officials and local leaders in both Rabat and Casablanca to «discuss how to help women in the region gain a measure of economic independence», wrote AP.

This will be Ivanka Trump’s first visit to Morocco and third overseas trip to talk about her Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative launched in February. She promoted the same program during previous trips to sub-Saharan Africa and South America, the same source concluded.

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