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


The Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support and Integration (MRCSSI) and Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), member of Qatar Foundation, are pleased to invite you to participate in a symposium on “Gender, Family, and Marital Relations among Arab Refugee Families in Canada” on Friday, February 23rd, 2018. This symposium will be held at Queen Victoria hall Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, at 300 King St.,from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The program will include the launch of DIFI research report, “Pre and Post Migration Stressors and Marital Relations among Arab Refugee Families in Canada,” and three panel discussions on gender roles, marital and parent-child relations, service needs, and policy implications. Experts in the fields of immigration and settlement, social and health care services, social policy, and law enforcement will be present.



NOTICE: Registration is closed for this event. However, you can contact Abir Al Jamal at or Elyas Farooqi at  with registration inquires. 


For a look at the DIFI report, click on the link below:


For a preview of the symposium booklet, click the link below:…/Muslim-RC-11921-Booklet-SPreads-1.pdf



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