Moheyuddin, Ghulam (2005): Background, Assessment and Analysis of the Gender Issues in Pakistan.
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This paper describes the assessment of the gender issue in Pakistan, review and analysis of the major sector depicting gender inequalities. Before continuing to the detailed analysis of the gender issues in Pakistan, it gives a bird’s eye-view of the socio-economic, political and cultural background of Pakistan. The paper explains the areas of critical gender inequalities in Pakistan and reviews the various gender indicators in Pakistan. It also discusses the current policies and the programs addressing the gender issues in Pakistan and the suggests some policy recommendations to improve the women’s status in Pakistan.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Background, Assessment and Analysis of the Gender Issues in Pakistan|
|Keywords:||Pakistan and Gender Issues; Assessment of gender issues in Pakistan; Gender Indicators|
|Subjects:||R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R5 - Regional Government Analysis > R58 - Regional Development Planning and Policy
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
|Depositing User:||Ghulam Mohey-ud-din|
|Date Deposited:||07. Nov 2006|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 19:33|
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