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Family “Osra” Research Grant

Family “Osra” Research Grant

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) in collaboration with the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) launched an annual research grant on the Arab family and family policy related issues...

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Annual Conference

The Impact of Wars and Conflicts on Arab Families

Date: 17-18 October 2016
Location: QNCC, Doha, Qatar
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Quote from Her Highness

"There is an urgent need for a new mentality that sees the family as part of the solution sought after, rather than part of the problem. In other words, what is required is a mentality that doesn't treat the family as a burden to development, but rather as a driving force behind it."

Doha International Conference on the Family, 2004.

Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development

Calendar

The Impact of Wars and Conflicts on Arab Families

17/10/2016  -  18/10/2016 , QNCC, Doha - Qatar

Second International Conference on Family Research and Policy to be held in Doha, Qatar on 17-18 October, 2016. The theme of this years’ conference is “Wars, Conflicts and their Impact on Arab Families”.

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Spotlight

  • Family Home Caregivers for Old Persons in the Arab Region: Perceived Challenges and Policy Implications

    Family Home Caregivers for Old Persons in the Arab Region: Perceived Challenges and Policy Implications

    The challenges that caregivers face can negatively impact the quality of life for the caregiver and the care receiver. The importance of implementing research and policy intervention to meet these challenges for all concerned was discussed.

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  • Participation and Children’s Rights: A Case Study on the Role of Non-Governmental Organizations Working For Internally Displaced Children in Khartoum-Sudan in Health Services

    Participation and Children’s Rights: A Case Study on the Role of Non-Governmental Organizations Working For Internally Displaced Children in Khartoum-Sudan in Health Services

    This paper focuses on the work of a national organization working in health services for displaced children in Wad-Elbashir camp in Khartoum-Sudan and argues the case for a rights-based approach to participation in health services, including separate provision of services for adolescent mothers, along with education on sexual and reproductive health for children.

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  • Marrying out: Trends and Patterns of Mixed Marriage amongst Qataris

    Marrying out: Trends and Patterns of Mixed Marriage amongst Qataris

    Social scientists have extensively studied mixed marriage in its different forms since the beginning of the past century, especially in the western societies. While there is a considerable body of international literature pertaining to mixed marriage, very little research has been conducted on mixed marriage in the Arab region in general and in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) area in particular.

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Resources & Downloads

  • The State of the Family in the World
    The State of the Family in the World
  • Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development
    Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development
  • Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development
    Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development

Who We Are

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), formerly known as Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development (DIIFSD), was established by Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development in 2006. The Institute has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNECOSOC).

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