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The Arab Family Strength in Qatar, Jordan, and Tunisia

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submitted on 2024-02-15, 10:48 and posted on 2024-02-15, 11:03 authored by Abdallah M. Badahdah, Azza O. Abdelmoneium, John DeFrain, Sylvia M. Asay, Ahmed Abdennadher

This report focused on studying the Arab family strength and challenges in Qatar, Jordan and Tunisia, and how Arab families use their strengths to overcome the challenges. The report concluded that there are seven important themes in family strength emerged: responsibility, support, good communication, respect, conveying traditions, resilience and love. There are six family challenges identified: societal changes, the need for women empowerment, absence of engaged fathers, financial issues, interference from extended family members and conflict in the family or poor communication. The overall findings from this research can be used by communities and states to help guide and develop educational programs, strategies and initiatives to strengthen and empower families throughout the Arab world.

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  • English


Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press

Publication Year

  • 2019

License statement

Copyright © Doha International Family Institute. This Item is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Institution affiliated with

  • Doha International Family Institute
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Geographic coverage

Qatar, Jordan, and Tunisia