Topic: Women

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.

DIFI Hosts open forum titled ‘Political Participation and Arab Women as Agents of Change’

Press release
The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), is to hold an open forum titled ‘Political Participation and Arab Women as Agents of Change’ on 11 March, in celebration of International Women’s Day in Qatar.

The event, organized in collaboration with Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences, will include a panel discussion on the rationale, challenges, and opportunities of women in parliament in the Arab region and will explore the social barriers to women’s political participation. In addition, the forum, to be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre, will open the floor to topics such as Qatari women in parliament and the impact of their representation in influencing policy-making.

Forum on Political Participation and Arab Women as Agents of Change

Forum
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.

Symposium on Gender, Family, and Marital Relationships among Arab Refugee Families in Canada

Symposium
Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) and the Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support and Integration (MRCSSI) will hold a symposium on “Gender, Family, and Marital Relationships among Arab Refugee Families in Canada”.

The Impacts of Violence Against Women

Conference
Aimed to examine the impacts of violence aginst women on the family.