Introduction 11 poverty: an overview of pakistan the concept of gender inequality in education is a prevailing phenomenon everybody is aware of this problem and a lot of work has been done so far to investigate the extent of its impact on poverty. Gender equality has the greatest impact on advancing democracy for the simple fact that women make up a little over half of the population in the united states, if this majority does not have full rights the society is not democratic gender equality has been a concern since the beginning of time favoritism towards the males’ capacity and necessity to earn more, freedom to do more, and set the standards within the home and workplace. The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of gender inequality in education on rural poverty in pakistan using logit regression analysis on primary data sets.
Pakistan ranks as the world’s second-worst country in terms of gender equality and equitable division of resources and opportunities among men and women, says a report published friday. The gender equality matrix in the prsp is not integrated into the monitoring of the ongoing prs implementation missing are an indicator for the poverty in pakistan also acknowledges gender issues, emphasizing the integration of women across all sectors and promoting both: gender responsive budgeting approach in.
Gender inequality and rural poverty in pakistan posted on july 2, 2015 islamabad: gender refers to the state of being male or female or it means the socially constructed roles and responsibilities of women and men. A pakistan where political participation and power is shared between the rich and poor regardless of gender, class or religion and most importantly where wealth is not concentrated in the hands of.
The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of gender inequality in education on rural poverty in pakistan using logit regression analysis on primary data sets it is concluded. Income inequalities in pakistan and a strategy to reduce income inequalities by a r kemal i introduction the basic objective of economic development is improvements in the living standards of the common man and for that just economic growth would not be sufficient. Gender equality and female empowerment usaid works with the government of pakistan and development partners in improving women’s access to economic opportunities, increasing girls’ access to education, supporting maternal and child health, combating gender-based violence, and increasing women’s political and civic participation.
Poverty is also a big hurdle in girls’ education according to unicef, 176 per cent of pakistani children are working and supporting their families indeed, a child working as domestic help is a common in pakistan, and this sector employs more girls than boys. Of pakistan (gop) in its continued efforts aiming at promotion of gender equality, particularly, through mainstreaming of women in all walks of life, so that the full human potential could be mobilized which is essential for the overall socio-economic development of the country.
2 poverty, gender and primary schooling in pakistan in another article poverty, gender and primary schooling in pakistan by g m arif, it is mentioned that primary education is at the base of the pyramid of education, and is regarded as a fundamental human right today. Poverty in pakistan also acknowledges gender issues, emphasizing the integration of women across all sectors and promoting both: gender responsive budgeting approach in each line ministry and department, and making gender concerns a part of the macro. Recent evidence from west africa suggests that poverty has much contribution in gender inequality in access to education (okoijie, 1998 okoijie, 2002 appleton, 1996 atolagbe, 1999) pakistan also exhibits considerable gender inequality in education strong gender disparities exist in rural and urban areas and among the provinces. In recent focus group discussions with women conducted by the pakistan gender platform in pakistan’s four provincial capitals, most women voiced a preference to work outside the home in mixed gender settings, regardless of age, occupation or income levels, and despite the many barriers involved: from lack of safe public transport to sexual harassment at work.
Usaid in pakistan integrates gender equality and women’s empowerment into all of its programming to increase opportunities for women’s participation in the labor force, expand girls’ access to quality basic education, improve maternal and child health, and promote women’s rights in political, economic, and social realms.