Family Relations and Flexible Work-Arrangements: The Way Forward
Tuesday, 6 July 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Virtual (NY Time)

Side Event

Doha International Family Institute

The prevalence of COVID-19 has set the pace for the application of flexible work arrangements that can be applied to all work-places in our daily routines, without disrupting the work environment and more importantly allowing families to spend more time together towards cohesive families. This session aims to provide an overview of policies and procedures taken around the globe in the provision of flexible-working arrangements such as telecommuting, and how they have impacted family relations, including parental roles and responsibilities and gender equality within the family sphere. It will also highlight the challenges faced by families in balancing between their work and familial responsibilities and will propose policy recommendations and solutions on the way forward.

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