Problems and Challenges Faced by the Rural Women: A Case Study of Balochistan

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Khoso, Dr. Immamuddin, Shafiq, Kamran, Abdi, Asad Raza and Shaikh, Faiz M.. 2011. "Problems and Challenges Faced by the Rural Women: A Case Study of Balochistan." Asian Culture and History. 3 (1), pp. 158-165. https://doi.org/10.5539/ach.v3n1p158
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Problems and Challenges Faced by the Rural Women: A Case Study of Balochistan

ERA Journal ID200175
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsKhoso, Dr. Immamuddin (Author), Shafiq, Kamran (Author), Abdi, Asad Raza (Author) and Shaikh, Faiz M. (Author)
Journal TitleAsian Culture and History
Journal Citation3 (1), pp. 158-165
Number of Pages8
Year2011
Place of PublicationCanada
ISSN1916-9655
1916-9663
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.5539/ach.v3n1p158
Web Address (URL)https://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ach/article/view/8921
Abstract

The current research addressed the issue of challenges faced by the rural women in Balochistan. A qualitative research were conducted on various parts of the Balochistan, Data were collected from 300 respondents five districts of Balochistan i.e. Turbat, Gawader, Sibbi, Pashen and Khuzdar Districts by using simple random technique. It was revealed that women in Balochistan are facing lot f problems like karo Kari, sexual harassments by their Tribal Waderas and feeling unsecure. Women are totally deprived from the basic rights. According to our research about 80% of the Karo Kari cases are based on Bias basis there was no reality. It was further revealed that women are facing difficulties and after Watta satta marriages they feel unsecure. Government and NGOs can play role to educate those women about their basic rights. Women are deprived from their basic rights in Balochistan. In most of the cases they are illegally raped with their feudal and in many cases they were married with 60 years old man without their wishes.

KeywordsProblems, Challenges, Rural women, Balochistan
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350799. Strategy, management and organisational behaviour not elsewhere classified
Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan
COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan
Shah Abdul Latif University, Pakistan
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Agricultural College, Pakistan
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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