AN ANALYTICAL STUDY ON GENDER INEQUALITY AND ITS IMPACTS ON FEMALE EDUCATION IN PUNJAB, PAKISTANJournal: Educational Research International (Vol.5, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2016-08-15
Authors : Rab Nawaz; Dr Yasir Nawaz Manj;
Page : 57-68
Keywords : Gender inequality; Equity; Dropout; Female education.;
In Pakistan gender inequality in education is at its best, Pakistani women who want to positively contribute to the boosting economy faces a lot of barriers. While the circumstances of the educational system in Pakistan is dreadful, and there is a huge gap between education providers and the aspirations of the people in this specific regions of the world, we believe that a window of opportunity is now open for initiating system and level of reforms. The society of Pakistan is too much patriarchal where males are the main authority facts and females are subordinate in all sphere of life. In this context the main objectives of this study is to identify and analyze different type of socio, cultural, economic and patriarchal influence on female's education in this area of Pakistan. Two union councils one from rural area and other from urban area selected randomly for data collection from both division of Punjab. 400 respondents selected as a sample of the research. 100 respondents selected from each district. Frequency distribution, percentage, chi square, bar graph pi chart analyses and alpha caren Bach for each questions in the analysis were used to explore the relationship between the prescribed different variables. The results regarding gender, age, locality, education level, income level, respondent's districts, occupation of the respondents, difference between males and females children and gender inequality among different variables is tested by using SPSS for findings of the study. Hypothesis 2 Quality Education totally depends upon economic sources is tested as results are Data is evaluated in (%) (n=400) Pearson Chi Square value=21.272 DF=4 Level of Sig. (2-sided) =.00 P-value =>Based on the research findings it is suggested that Government should pay proper attention on female education because it is the need of the existing time. Policies should be implemented at the gross root level for the betterment of the overall development of the nation. Awareness should be created amongst male to give their women freedom of expression by all means.
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