The Moroccan women hoping for financial independence
20 August 2013 Last updated at 09:52 BST
Morocco is a country where for many women the expectation is still that that will marry young, stay at home and raise a family.
It is a common attitude in many parts of the region - but one that some say is holding back those who want to work.
Now a new business enterprise is trying to bring about some real change, as Nora Fakim reports.