Problems of Working Women in Karachi, Pakistan

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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008 - Business & Economics - 186 pages
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"Problems of working women in Karachi is based on interviews survey conducted with working women as the subject. The domestic worker, and women working in offices and companies in the clerical and managerial positions are interviewed. 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. It explains the life style of Muslim women living in underdeveloped country who are trying to find their identity and fighting for their survival in male dominated society. It explains the living standards, their problems and hindrances they face while trying to make their way into the job market.
This book is a must read for those who are interested to have an insight into the working women problems in a Muslim underdeveloped state. It is beneficial to students, researchers, surveyors and all who are interested to read and learn about this issue. The whole material is full of information explained in simple and easy to understand language with graphs, personal interviews and case studies.

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Iffat Hussain has worked as a Project Coordinator, for the Nutrition Support Program by UNICEF working for woman and children of Pakistan and as a Research Officer in Aga Khan University and Hospital, Karachi and currently working as Asst.Researcher, Stenden University, Nederlands. She is also a freelance writer, writing on cultural and social issues. She also writes poetry.

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