Topic: Rights

Expert Group Meeting on Family-Sensitive Social Protection (FSSP)

Expert group meeting
In collaboration with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA), DIFI organizes a Consultation Meeting on Family-Sensitive Social Protection (FSSP), on 26-27 June, 2018, Doha - Qatar.

A project that provides a unique opportunity for intellectual and policy debate to promote family-focused social protection where experts will reflect on both the family trends in different regions/countries & specific issues in family-sensitive social policy.

Forum on Political Participation and Arab Women as Agents of Change

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.

Pre and Post Migration Stressors and Marital Relations among Arab Refugee Families in Canada


A DIFI research report conducted by experts from Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support and Integration (MRCSSI), University of Calgary and University of Guelph (Canada) and Doha International Family Institute (Qatar).  

Family, migration and dignity

Explored how international migration affects families, in particular women and children, and how family functions in the context of migration can be strengthened by good governance policies/practices.

Doha Briefing – Arab Spring and its Impact on Women’s Rights

Addressed the Arab Spring and its impact on women’s rights and was held during the 57th session of the CSW at the United Nations headquarters.

Protecting the Best Interests of the Child in Cross-Border Family Disputes

Promoted dialogue and consolidated interaction among regional government officials, judges, independent experts and other competent regional authorities and stakeholders in family disputes affecting children.