Forum on Political Participation and Arab Women as Agents of Change

Topic :Family Cohesion
Type :Rights
Time: Mar 11, 2018
Location: QNCC, Qatar

In commemoration of the International Women’s Day in Qatar, the Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation for education, science and community Development, in collaboration with HBKU/College of Humanities and Social Sciences held a Forum on Political Participation and Arab Women as Agents of Change at Qatar National Convention Center on the 11 Mar 2018.


  • Political Participation of Women in Qatar
  • The Impact of Women Representation in Parliament: successes in influencing policy-making
  • How to Bring about Change

Panel Speakers

  • Ms Hend Abdurrahman Al Muftah, member of Shuraa Council in – Qatar.
  • Hon. Eng. Nashia Al Kharoosi, Member of State Council & Council Bureau- Oman.
  • Dr. Ghadeer Assiri, Researcher and Political activist – Kuwait.

The panel included national institutions in Qatar such as showra council, civil society and academia.
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Welcome Remarks

Media Gallery
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Research Grant

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) and the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) have launched the OSRA research grant which is an annual research grant on Arab families and family policy related issues.

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