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An Element of Social Status in Morocco

Something that we all have viewed during our stay in Morocco is beggars. We all are familiar with the social standing of beggers, “amongst the most vulnerable group in our society” as they are at the lowest point of the socioeconomic “scale” (Menka et al., 2014). We are also aware…
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Gender Roles in Morocco

For this blog, I wanted to focus on the gender role of men in jobs that women do not participate in. I wanted to focus specifically on the leather tanneries that we visited in Fes. Leather making involves preparing the animal skins by dehairing them (this is where the stench…
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