On September 3, 2013, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, accompanied by representatives from the Mary Fonden (Foundation), continued her visit to Rabat, Morocco. The purpose of the visit is to carry out a series of engagements with the “…objective to combat violence against women and improve women’s rights generally in the Middle East and North Africa…” according to the Danish royal court.
This morning the crown princess arrived at the Danish Embassy where she held a meeting with two representatives from Morocco fighting for women’s rights. Soon, Crown Princess Mary and representatives from the Mary Fonden arrived at the Union de l’Action Féminine (UAF), a shelter for women who were victims of domestic violence.
Thereafter, the crown princess and her delegation met with women who were victims of violence, attended a luncheon hosted by the Danish Ambassador to Morocco, and met with the women’s rights organization, La Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (LLDF).