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Promoting the Empowerment of Women in Arab Countries

Topic :Topics
Type :Women
Time: Oct 05, 2010
Location: Tunis

Provided United Nations Member States with expert opinion and recommendations regarding policies to empower women in the political, economic, and social fields.

The Doha International Institute for Family Studies and development (DIIFSD), in collaboration with the Office of the Special Advisor on Gender issues and Advancement of Women at United Nations (OSAGI), organized a colloquium on the Empowerment of Women in the Arab countries in Tunis on 5-6 October 2010.

The conference addressed key issues including: gender empowerment and socio-economic development of society, the main impediments in the region, the adoption of appropriate policy responses and legal reforms, the role of the State, and the ways and means to join forces with civil society to empower women.

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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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