One of the most difficult aspects of being a single mother is the direct exclusion by the relatives. This happens because the family is embarrassed and afraid that other people around might find out. They fear that these people will condemn them of poorly educating their children and are afraid that if they accept her, then the other children might feel it’s okay causing other similar cases to form. Thus, if other people find out, the family’s reputation will become very negative. One of my interviewees got raped in a rural area near Fès at age fifteen and tried seeking help from her mother, her closest relative. Even she just turned her back at her own daughter. To justify hers...
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