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On Qatar national family day, DIFI organized a panel discussion titled: Finding a Balance Between Work and Parenting Responsibilities: What Policies are in Place to Support this Balance?”

Time: Apr 15, 2021

The panel on “Finding a Balance Between Work and Parenting Responsibilities: What Policies are in Place to Support this Balance?” took place to mark the National Family Day. It highlighted the importance of balance between work and parenting responsibilities. The panel examined the needed policies to active such balance. Dr. Hanan Fayyad, a faculty member at Qatar University, called during her participation for better policies such as, extended maternity leaves, paternity leave, flexible working hours, and the provision of nurseries at the workplace.

Speakers :

Khaled Boumouza , Journalist and Education

Dr.Hanan AL-Fayyad , Teaching Staff Member at Qatar University

Aisha Al-Tamimi , Middle School Science Teacher

Moderator :

Khalid Al Naama , Director of Family Policy, DIFI

To watch the event click here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz1ngpRYvBg

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