The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs today announced a $998,384 grant award to promote gender equality in the workplace in the Kingdom of Morocco. The grant provides funding for a project that will be implemented through a cooperative agreement between the department and Management Systems International.

The project will be implemented in collaboration with the private sector, civil society organizations and the Government of Morocco to empower women through increased recognition, promotion and enforcement of their labor rights.

“Respecting the labor rights of working women and promoting gender equality in the workplace supports sustainable and inclusive economic growth and development,” said Deputy Undersecretary of Labor for International Affairs Carol Pier. “This grant will provide technical assistance to support stakeholders’ efforts on these critically important issues.”

Since 1995, ILAB has funded technical assistance projects to improve worker rights, livelihoods and labor law compliance. ILAB’s Office of Trade and Labor Affairs currently oversees approximately $76 million in active programming to provide such technical assistance in more than 72 countries.

For more information about ILAB’s technical assistance projects, visit http://www.dol.gov/ilab/map/.

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  • I missed the news of us annexing Morocco.

    • Oil Can Harry

      But you didn’t miss the news of Muslims invading the west and annexing us.

      This particular boondoogle smells like a combo of foreign aid and corporate welfare (Management Systems Int’l).

      • LeGrandDerangement

        Shades of Raytheon, McDonnell-Douglas, etc.

    • So CAL Snowman

      It was in USA Today on page 17-B right after the story about how illegal alien invaders can now legally become Presidents and lawyers.

      • Alexandra1973

        Like the current occupier of the White House?

  • D.B. Cooper

    Why not? Merely 30 days ago, we had “President Obama Pledges $100 Million In Funding To Help Beat AIDS”.
    Hmm. I guess you all already forgot all about that headline, didn’t you?
    Mindless sheep.

    • Brian

      I can beat AIDS for free.

      1. Get married and don’t sleep around with sluts.
      2. Don’t have anal sex with men.
      3. Don’t take intravenous narcotics, or at least not with a shared needle.

      Some things really are that simple.

      • bilderbuster

        You need to shut up & get with the program Brian.

        Hey Barry!
        I can not only Beat AIDS but can Bitch Slap it too for $200 million.

      • M.

        I’m addicted to two of those.

  • Hunter Morrow

    Government is ever the enemy of Whites.

  • Spartacus

    The only thing a White country should send to a mud country are biological weapons.

  • Luca

    That is about enough money for the MBA’s over at MSI to have a few fancy lunch meetings, limo to the airport, fly to Morocco, stay in a 5-star $1000 a day hotel, order up room service, meet with the Muslims to tell them to be nice to women and produce a glowing report before flying home first-class.

    Government always spends our money wisely.

    • LeGrandDerangement

      Just checked out the link to MSI. Dept of Labor disclaims any responsibility for MSI’s views or content. Bye-Bye money.

    • Triarius

      Not to be a conspiracy theorist, but I have family in that community (intelligence). And while they tell me virtually nothing, this is an example of bribe money being washed. It might not, and we’ll never know. But when you see expenses like this it means that $100 worth of fliers were printed out and passed out and the rest was used for bribes.

      • kris

        What will happen in Morocco is exactly what happened when IMF gave them aid in exchange for Morocco eradicating the drugs trade. Morocco quickly arrested some newcomers to the biz, and left a well known family alone. This family is in the kif business and has been in that country for hundreds if not thousands of years. I am thinking Morocco will accept this money (a million dollars is NOT A LOT OF MONEY guys) say “sure sure, yeah sure” hire some woman token and that will be the end of it. Jewish women in USA and Moroccan women in Maghreb do not work unless they absolutely have to.

    • bilderbuster

      They teach them to tip the hookers.

  • bigone4u

    The spending of white wealth to further this ridiculous example of globalism should not be tolerated. Don’t forget to do at least one little thing every day to bring down the corrupt anti-white, anti-working class, anti-middle class system, comprised of government, Wall Street, and big corporations.

  • Alexandra1973

    So what’s another hot check to these guys?

  • CourtneyfromAlabama

    Is this story a joke? Wow. One day white liberals will learn that the nonwhite world is even more backwards than they like to claim us Southern white “rednecks” are. They jump all over us down here for being primitive on every issue, but then they give the Third World a pass for its behavior. Let us see how well this garbage goes over in Morocco.

    • Jotun Hunter

      it will line someones pockets and go over quite famously

    • Truth Teller

      I think we can tell Morocco what to do. The non Islamists shouldn’t have to be held to the majority. If the majority is stupid, the minority should control the country so that they don’t get persecuted by the majority.

  • Alexandra1973

    I understand that they’re also trying to get Russia to not be so “homophobic.”

    Seriously, don’t our government and these left-wing nutjobs have anything better to do than to tell other nations how to run things within their own borders?

    Makes me want to move to Russia. I actually have a bit of Russian ancestry. Learning Cyrillic shouldn’t be that hard.

    • WR_the_realist

      The busy bodies have screwed up our country real good. So now they want to use our tax dollars to screw up everybody else’s country. And then they scratch their heads wondering why the rest of the world hates America.

      • Alexandra1973

        No wonder they must feel a kind of kinship with Mexican invaders. They’re not satisfied with making their country into a giant trainwreck, now they have to go wreck every one else’s trains.

    • bilderbuster

      A phobia is an irrational fear.
      The Russians don’t fear homosexuals.
      They just don’t particularly care for them.

      • kris

        It is not so much homosexuals, but the whole homo propaganda which is illegal, and rightly so. While we laughed at the “Red Scare” and we did not believe it to be real, the Russians have had their fill of the Bolshevik leftist ideal and no longer tolerate the nonsense that has been shoved at them during Soviet days.. They also were pretty upset over a couple of gays who adopted a beautiful Russian infant and used him as a sickening homo-sadistic sex toy. This made news for a couple of days here, but the media does not like anti gay stories one bit. FYI this was not an isolated occurrence of a homo couple adopting a baby for their disgusting perverted habits. Speaking of Morocco, ask a local what they do with perv tourists who try to buy Moroccan boys if they are caught. Sicko Bowles the writer was a pederast and loves Moroccan boys.

  • Some Moroccan has his hooks in real deep into a LIBERAL sucker.
    $1M is some nice graft that will go a long way.

    Cutting our own throats . . .

  • MBlanc46

    I know a little bit about Morocco. In my two visits there (1977 and 1988) I saw obvious signs of increasing Islamization. I would have like to have gone back, but the place was becoming increasingly unsafe for Westerners. I’m pretty sure that the average Moroccan (male or female) would have almost no conception of what “gender equality” might mean. If they did understand it, they very likely would oppose it. Meanwhile some con-men make off with a million bucks worth of our money.

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      I’m pretty sure that the average Moroccan (male or female) would have almost no conception of what “gender equality” might mean.

      Especially since what a normal person thinks gender equality means (equal opportunities between the genders) and what a liberal thinks gender equality means (equal outcomes between the genders) are extremely different.

      • Jotun Hunter

        there is a simpler fundamental fact that gets overlooked in all these ‘equality’ vagaries – namely that the entire concept of equality is an unachievable myth – there can only be a transference of a balance of power. nature : the silent cosmos and dumb forests of the earth, care nothing for equality. elitism is a fact if life. the best you can hope for is a naturally occuring ruling class which drives true culture and progress (which we had until the 60s) – which is the thing marxism seeks perpetually to overturn by reinventing language and creating (apparently with great success) – false perspective

    • kris

      You are joking. Either that or you are lying, sir. Islamification of Morocco??? Do you know what the Moroccan police do if they catch one of their own citizens wearing a beard?? It is pulled out- hair by hair. Gender equality does exist in Morocco. The male works for a living, and the woman gets to stay home. A Moroccan woman would NEVER be expected to work, and Moroccan men literally put on the wife’s apron on Sundays as it’s her “day off”. NO male has a beard in Morocco, bearded guys are treated with suspicion (terrorist?)

      Million dollars…? That may have been a lot of money . back in year 1825. A million dollars might go to some female token employee exec’s salary for one year.

      Oh- but you’re the expert, after all, you were in Morocco thirty years ago on a visit! You should give talks to our NGOs.

      • MBlanc46

        I didn’t claim to be an expert, but I did notice significant differences in behavior, especially on the part of women, between my two visits. I don’t suppose it’s occurred to you that the response of the authorities to signs of Islamization might indicate the fear that the monarchy has of it? I didn’t think so. And, by the way, go eff yourself, you twerp.

  • Massif1

    Every department (State, Labor, USDA, etc) has a hand in our foreign policy. The problem with these D.C. bureaucrats is they don’t understand Muslim don’t give women rights. One million dollars will be spent on nice posters and made up training that no one will attend.

  • SFLBIB

    And Nancy Pelosi said “the cupboard is bare.” This shows once more that she never knows what she’s talking about.

    P.S. What about the federal funding for sandals for gay ex-nuns with a foot-fetish in Fruitland, FL? Did it survive the sequestration?

    • Alexandra1973

      At this rate, I’m sure you can think of something completely and totally off the wall and ask for money to study it.

      • SFLBIB

        Obviously, it takes political connections and a powerful lobby. Just look at global warming. It’s still getting funded even after it was exposed as a fraud … exposed by the warmers themselves.

    • Rhialto

      Fortunately the funding did survive, but it was severely reduced. The gals will have to settle for Old Navy, rather than Sbicca.

  • Ella

    I think we all know who pushed for this grant reward without naming names. Well, the US government keeps forcing the tax payer to fund these wasteful projects overseas and at home, and it appears to be “cruelties” toward the American citizens who pay out the billions.

    • Anna Tree

      Ella, who? On Amren, “without naming” means Jews. Do you think Jews wants Americans to give money to muslims? Morocco is getting more and more islamic and that means more and more anti-Jew and anti-Israel. It’s just not logic to me, please tell me more.

      • Ella

        I mainly meant Feminists and academicians. That could include some Jews. Not all Jews support Israel. I’d really have to research who wrote the grant and supported the funding of it.

  • MartelC

    Ah yes, just like Afghanistan, which still has man-boy love, honor killings, and acid dousing for brides without sufficient dowery..
    But liberals, i thought these cultures were superior to the west? why impose our western values on them?,

    • Truth Teller

      I think we should stop Islamism like we stopped communism.

  • refocus

    A short while back someone here posted a video of German Green Party members openly stating they were trying to take as much money out of Germany and away from the German people as they possibly could.

    They stated that it was necessary to fund useless stupid projects in non white populations in the name of democracy, brotherhood and equality in order to get away with it.

    The object of their political lives was the destruction of the German People.

    The same thing is being done to us.

  • kris

    Blechcch more propaganda, this is complete nonsense and not true. Moroccans are “muslims” like Americans are “christians”. Why not post your propaganda to Jpost or Haaretz where it belongs.