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

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

The event will take place on Friday, February 23rd, at the Queen Victoria Hall at the Double-Tree by Hilton Hotel, 300 King Street in London, Ontario, at 8:30 am.

The program will include the launch of the research report, “Pre and Post Migration Stressors and Marital Relations among Arab Refugee Families in Canada,” and three panel discussions on gender-roles, parent-child and marital relationships and their respective 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. In addition local and provincial politicians and members of the media will also be present.

RSVP to Abir Al Jamal at or Elyas Farooqi at by February 15, 2018.