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

Khoso, Dr. Immamuddin and Shafiq, Kamran ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4157-8741 and 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. ISSN 1916-9655

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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.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2022 04:08
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2022 04:08
Uncontrolled Keywords: Problems, Challenges, Rural women, Balochistan
Fields of Research (2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1599 Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 159999 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3507 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour > 350799 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/ach.v3n1p158
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/44823

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