Dr. Anis Ben Brik, Associate Professor and Founding Director of the Program for Social Policy Evaluation and Research (PROSPER) at the College of Public Policy (CPP), presented a paper during a virtual research seminar, “Most Contemporary Youth Issues: Challenges and Policy Response”, held in May.
It was organized by the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) at Qatar University, in conjunction with their Qatari Youth Empowerment project. The survey-based research project is gathering data from youth at the individual, family, professional, and social levels, as an evidence base toward building a strong and cohesive society.
Dr. Ben Brik’s presentation focused on the “Quality of Marital Relations and Support for Family Policies During the COVID-19 Outbreak in the Gulf Cooperation Council”. He spoke during the session on marriage and family, with other seminar tracks being education, capacity building, and participation in the labor market; empowering and enhancing youth community participation; as well as mental health and youth well-being.