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Indicators on the status of women in Pakistan

Eshya Mujahid-Mukhtar

Indicators on the status of women in Pakistan

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Published by Govt. of Pakistan, Ministry of Women Development, Social Welfare and Special Education in Islamabad .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Pakistan -- Social conditions,
  • Women in development -- Pakistan,
  • Women"s rights -- Pakistan

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEshya Mujahid-Mukhtar.
    ContributionsPakistan. Ministry of Women Development, Social Welfare & Special Education.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.P18+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23184073M
    LC Control Number2006333739

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Indicators on the status of women in Pakistan by Eshya Mujahid-Mukhtar Download PDF EPUB FB2

The paper dealing with Status of Women in Pakistan thus tries to explore various layers of state and society, their functioning and interplay. The analysis begins with the status of woman as enshrined in Islam and how in course of time deviation and deterioration occurred.

The study also focuses onFile Size: KB. Women's Voting in Upper Dir ISLAMABAD, Sunday, Decem The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) urges the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to declare the result of Union Council Darora, Tehsil Upper Dir, by-elections, held on Thursday, Decem null and void as women of the area were denied of their basic right to vote.

The status of women in Pakistan is one of systemic gender subordination even though it varies considerably across classes, regions, and the rural/urban divide due to uneven socioeconomic development and the impact of tribal, feudal, and capitalist social formations on women's lives.

Many religious groups in Pakistan, who have had more political power since the Zia-ul-Haq regime in the Rank: st out of Pakistan, with a population of million inis the seventh most populous country in the world. The historical trends indicate a continuous and exponentially increasing growth in population because of sustained high fertility and declining mortality.

Currently the population is growing at around percent per annum, one of the highest rates of growth (after Nigeria) in the world. Social Indicators of Pakistan iii PREFACE This is seventh report in the series on “Social Indicators of Pakistan”. The first report was published in and subsequently it was published in,and The report covers a wide range of socio-economic data viz population, income and expenditure, labour force.

Along with the signs of women's progress in Pakistan, there have also been high-profile incidents of violence against women, such as live burial of women in Baba Kot, a village 50 miles from Usta Mohammad town of Jafferabad district in Baluchistan, that rekindled an honest discussion and debate on the status of women in rural and tribal Pakistan.

To add insult to injury, Pakistani Senator Mir. The Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey ( PDHS) was implemented by the National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS) under the aegis of.

world has witnessed significant improvements in women’s status and in gender that required that one-third of local council seats be reserved for women. Similarly, in Pakistan, the Devolution of Power Plan reserved 33 percent of Limited Progress on Many Health IndicatorsFile Size: KB.

On average, per cent of women and girls aged between 15 and 49 years in Pakistan have no say in decisions regarding their own health care, but rates vary significantly by location, wealth and. PCSW attends the 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at UN; PCSW concluded Transitional Housing for Women project with a ceremony; PCSW holds seminar at Govt Islamia College Civil Lines; PCSW launched Women Innovation Network; PCSW launched the.

The status of women in Pakistan is not homogenous because of the interconnection of gender with other forms of exclusion in the society. There is considerable diversity in the status of women across classes, regions, and the rural/urban divide due to uneven socioeconomic development and theFile Size: KB.

Demographic Transition and Status of Women in Pakistan. Women’s empowerment has more than one component: their right to make a decision; their access to opportunities and resources; authority to be in charge of their own lives, both inside and outside the home.

Female empowerment. A healthy and educated woman can build a strong society. During present decade, The Government of Pakistan launched many development programs to boost the women status in the country.

The law enforcement agencies passed different laws to provide security to women in the country. In civil service of Pakistan, Women have granted 10% of quota. ISLAMABAD, Sunday, Decem The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) urges the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to declare the result of Union Council Darora, Tehsil Upper Dir, by-elections, held on Thursday, Decem null and void as women of the area were denied of their basic right to vote.

Improving women's health in Pakistan (English) Abstract. This report provides information on the health problems of Pakistani women, whose health and general welfare are among the lowest in the world, and identifies steps to address these by: The rising voices of women in Pakistan From registering women voters to negotiating rights, women are redefining roles despite resistance from the state, religious institutions, and other women.

For many women in Pakistan and in other Muslim societies, exposure to violence and controlling behaviours is part of everyday life (12, 14, 22). The need of a support system, organised for women only, was emphasised as women at times feared their husbands but avoided seeking help from health care services or aid organisations due to the risk of Cited by: INTRODUCTION.

Women empowerment has been studied as an important medium to achieve the goal of gender equality in recent times. Gender equality impacts not only the women but the society as a whole for women empowerment got felt strongly around s with the issues such as feminization of extreme poverty and disparities in politics, education and wealth getting raised 2.

Percentage distribution of employed persons 10 years of age and over by status of availability for additional work, province, area and sex. Percentage distribution of employed persons 10 years of age and over by employment status, age and sex: Pakistan & Provinces, Rural & Urban.

The low health status of women in Pakistan is the result of women’s lower social, economic, and cultural position. Women do not play any major role is making social and political policies, however they are equally affected by them as the male members of the society are.

indicators to assess reproductive health (Box 1). This has shifted the emphasis from indicators of health to indicators of access and use of health care systems. In addition, the recognition that some women need specialist obstetric care if they are not to die in childbirth has led to indicators for assessing the availability.

Pakistan The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender. The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor.

How well a society treats its women is one of the strongest indicators of the success and health of that society. Discrimination against women and girls occurs in many forms — through gender-based violence, economic discrimination, reproductive health inequities, and harmful traditional practices (such as child marriage), to name just a few.

The status of Women Studies in Pakistan. The status of Gender Studies in Pakistan. The status women and gender studies in Pakistan.” The discipline of Women’s Studies has emerged in west especially after the Second Wave Feminism while Gender Studies emerged in s due to the expansion of the scope of Women Studies.

The health indicators of women in Pakistan are among the worst in the world. Intra-household bias in food distribution leads to nutritional deficiencies among female children. Early marriages of girls, excessive childbearing, lack of control over their own bodies, and a high level of illiteracy adversely affect women's health.

Empowerment of education has deprived women from gaining knowledge, attaining equal job opportunities, control, power, status, decision-making capabilities, knowing self as to be a productive asset for the child growth women's circumstances in Pakistan as to the cultural and social values, traditions, poverty, religious grounds Cited by: 4.

socio economic problems of women in pakistan 1. socio-economic problems of women in pakistan rabia tanveer () 2. what is socio-economics • it is the study of relationship between economic activities and social life.

• it is a branch of economics that focuses on the relationship between social behavior and economics. Health information on emergencies crises disasters in Pakistan. 31 July -- At the end of Maymore than 38 million children under the age of 5 were vaccinated against polio in Pakistan.

The present paper is an attempt to analyze the status of women empowerment in India using various indicators like women’s household decision making power, financial autonomy, freedom of movement. This chapter examines the role of women's intra-household status relative to men's in children's food security in Pakistan.

Data from the Pakistan Integrated Household Survey (PIHS) yield a measure of evidence of a positive relation between women's intra-household status and children's food security.

Education is the key factor for women empowerment, prosperity, development and welfare. Discrimination of women from womb to tomb is well known. There is. Women’s status in Pakistan usually depends on the socio-economic class they belong from. Wealthier and middle class families tend to have more empowered women, while lower- income families are generally considered more patriarchal.

This can be con. THE REPORT ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY | AUGUST 12 1 Introduction 20 2 South African Gender Inequality Compared 26 3 Education 32 Introduction 33 Access and attendance 34 Outcomes 38 Women in the Higher Education Sector 44 The Status of Women’s Education 45 4 The Labour Market   Pakistan is a South Asian country and women’s status in the subcontinent is low.

It took the rule by the British to make the burning of Hindu widows a crime, a practice called ‘sati’. The number of employed persons in Pakistan decreased to Thousand in from Thousand in Employed Persons in Pakistan averaged Thousand from untilreaching an all time high of Thousand in and a record low of Thousand in This page provides - Pakistan Employed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics.

health indicators for Pakistan and reflects data collected from various data sources in the country as these indicators. In doing so, it serves the following purposes: 1.

yields information of relevance to the health status of the people of Pakistan and the health system and health information systems of Pakistan. Actually Pakistan’s performance in achieving MDGs is poor and hence the health status of Pakistan also goes on decline.• The current health status of the nation is characterized by a high population growth rate, high incidence of low birth-weight babies and maternal mortality.

Women's health in India can be examined in terms of multiple indicators, which vary by geography, [socioeconomic] standing and culture.

To adequately improve the health of women in India multiple dimensions of wellbeing must be analysed in relation to global health averages and also in comparison to men in India.

Health is an important factor that contributes to human wellbeing and economic. Women making their own informed decisions regarding sexual relations, contraceptive use and reproductive health care (% of women age ) Health. HealthStats Service Delivery Indicators.

Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1, women ages ) Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) Birth rate, crude (per 1, people). Health The health indicators of women in Pakistan are among the worst in the world. Intra-household bias in food distribution leads to nutritional deficiencies among female children.

Early marriages of girls, excessive childbearing, lack of control over their own bodies, and a high level of illiteracy adversely affect women’s health. In JulyPakistan entered into a month Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement with the International Monetary Fund.

Stabilization measures under the EFF were expected to moderate aggregate demand pressures in the economy. Leading indicators suggested a slowdown in growth in the first months of FY20[1].indicators of pregnant women in Pakistan are very poor.9 Food insecurity, lack of knowledge and awareness regarding nutritious foods, myths and taboos, cultural practices, and gender discrimination are some of the most prevalent causes affecting dietary diversity and nutritional status of pregnantFile Size: 41KB.The role of women in agriculture.

Prepared by the SOFA Team and Cheryl Doss. concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the women are responsible for percent of the agricultural labour supplied on the continent ofFile Size: KB.