Type: Report

The Arab Family Strength In Qatar, Jordan, and Tunisia

Report

Through the lens of the international family strengths perspective, this report explores the strengths, whether individual, family, community, or culturally based, that families in Qatar, Jordan, and Tunisia employ when facing a variety of social, financial, and health-related challenges.

Integrating a Family Perspective in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Arab Countries: Aspirations and Challenges

Report

Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund Arab States Regional Office (UNFPA ASRO) organized an Expert Group Meeting on “Integrating a Family Perspective in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Arab Countries: Aspirations and Challenges” on November 29–30 at the Qatar National Convention Center in Doha.

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

Report

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 caregivers for the elderly in Qatar

Report

Exploring caregiving for the elderly is of the utmost importance as the family as a social institution is thought to be the cornerstone of society in Qatar. Also, the family is of particular importance for older individuals, especially when their physical and/or mental health declines and they can no longer function independently. Once this happens, it is often members of the family (e.g. a spouse or child) who become informal caregivers for the elderly person or persons requiring support. This report examines the impacts, challenges, benefits and coping mechanisms of family caregivers in Qatar.

11th Annual Arab NGO Report

Report

It discusses the nature of the social risks threatening the Arab family and the roles played by Arab civil society organizations to alleviate these risks or manage their consequences. The issue centers around the nature of social risks threatening the Arab family and the roles played by Arab Civil Society Organizations to alleviate these risks or manage their consequences. The main findings of country reports indicate important risks threatening the Arab family, specifically poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, drops out from school, social marginalization and exclusion, spinsterhood, early marriage of girls, violence, drugs abuse, child labor and passive exposure to internet.