The Center for Gulf Studies at Qatar University organized the 8th annual international interdisciplinary conference entitled “Gulf Families:Continuity and Change” in collaboration with the Doha International Family Institute
Convened as part of the preparations for the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2014.
This expert group meeting is titled “Protecting the Arab Family from Poverty: Employment, Social Integration and Intergenerational Solidarity”
The main issues discussed were:
Fourteen high profile experts undertook a comprehensive review of what has been achieved in the MENA region in confronting family poverty, ensuring work-family balance and advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity, highlighting challenges and success, exploring good practices, lessons learned, and providing policy recommendations.
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The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) has launched the OSRA research grant in its sixth cycle which is a research grant on Arab families and family policy related issues.Find Out More