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Problems of working women in Karachi, Pakistan

Iffat Hussain

Problems of working women in Karachi, Pakistan

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in Newcastle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women employees -- Pakistan -- Karachi -- Interviews

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-183) and index.

    Statementby Iffat Hussain.
    GenreInterviews
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6060.5.P3 H87 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 186 p. ;
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23194305M
    ISBN 101847189164
    ISBN 109781847189165
    LC Control Number2009367216

    Needing the income, they often face harassment in silence. Though ratifying the international Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women CEDAWthe ratifying committee proposed a reservation which was worded vaguely calling on states to take appropriate measures to abolish discrimination against women which were in-line with the provisions of Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. In small cities, approximately 35 percent of all children aged five to nine are enrolled in government schools. The whole material is full of information explained in simple and easy to understand language with graphs, personal interviews and case studies.

    Interestingly the institution blamed the most for not letting politics grow due to long spells of dictatorship presently seem totally in supporting role of the government. Meanwhile, the cost of private transportation is estimated to have increased by over percent since Although East and West have completely different cultures, yet with the passage of time the liberation in financial independence and emotional dependence of women is becoming a common feature. For example, the Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act, does not even define what constitutes a workplace. Many employers prefer women for certain jobs, since they are thought of as and expected to be obedient and docile. Still, many men have wrong notions about them.

    Women who are not allowed to work outside the house could be made a part of cottage industry where she could work from home, provided her wages and earned income is raised. Still others, like Pervez Musharrafformer Army Chief and President of Pakistanhave characterized victims as opportunists who used allegations of rape to secure visas and citizenship abroad. Middle class women have entered the ranks of retailers and restaurateurs as well as other responsible positions. Karachi Problems StudyMode. With the spectacular advancement of the world, the assembly and function of these two wheels have considerably transformed the society.


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Problems of working women in Karachi, Pakistan book

In capital cities, that figure drops to 22 percent. A who was a successful entrepreneur years ago, is a role model for women of all centuries.

But when you educate a woman, you have educated a nation. Also, while the urban areas mark a literacy rate of 74 percent, it is as low as 49 percent in the rural areas.

Allah created a pair of men and women, which are commonly known to be the two wheels of life. At college level the ratio was 0. The reservation gave the appearance of complying with international law, while minimizing the restrictions of Islamic law which compromise and override provisions in CEDAW for equity for Pakistani women, and foster the continuation of discrimination Problems of working women in Karachi Pakistani women.

He said "If you wish to strive for equality then kidnap men as well. There is a need to strengthen and depoliticize the interior law enforcers. In small cities, approximately 35 percent of all children aged five to nine are enrolled in government schools.

Still, many men have wrong notions about them. The reality has shown political stakes do not allow neat and clean arrangements for use of law enforcing instrument.

The data is also based on clear graphs and charts showing the magnitude of gender inequality in terms of Labour Force Participation.

Fake profiles created to victimize women, blackmail, and abusive comments, have escalated psychological problems such as depression and low self-esteem for victims. However, most employees are not aware of this critical information.

The metropolis of Karachi is a mix of social classes and people from all walks of life where women can be found working in a broad assortment of professions. It discusses the pace of urbanization and the major problems associated with it. Initiatives should be made on governmental level where entrepreneurial opportunities are provided to women, working directly from their homes.

If victims fail to maintain silence, [26] they can be criminally prosecuted under the penal code's defamation law. Those who cannot afford the commute are forced to live in unplanned, inner-city neighborhoods. The essence of true politics lies in the popular leadership having public confidence making popular decision in the larger public interest.Get this from a library!

Problems of working women in Karachi, Pakistan. [Iffat Hussain] -- "Problems of working women in Karachi"" is based on interviews survey conducted with working women as the subject.

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However, working women in Pakistan face a great deal of problems. They are ignored in the decision-making process and they are not promoted to higher positions. Women in Pakistan also face. Nov 02,  · The participating women's descriptions of gender roles and the differing life circumstances women and men face in urban Pakistan point at serious gender discrimination.

Examples given embraced all stages of the life cycle, starting from early childhood with access to education being less for girls at all levels and age sylvaindez.com by: The study showed that the women in general are victims of gender biased society, specially working women.

The data is also based on clear graphs and charts showing the magnitude of gender inequality in terms of Labour Force Participation. This is the only book which gives the full information about the working women in Karachi.