A Quest for Women Empowerment in Pakistan: A Case of Jamaat- e- Islami (JI) A Quest for Women Empowerment in Pakistan: A Case of Jamaat- e- Islami (JI) Section Articles

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Nayab Kanwal,Dr. Muhammad Waris Awan,Dr Farzana Zaheer Syed

Abstract

Women are half of the world’s population but are considered inferior to men when it comes to status, ability, and skills. Nearly two billion people in the world are poor and out of those two-third are women. Women get very nominal amount for their work in spite of their hard work and also because their 60% work is unpaid. In Pakistan women have fewer opportunities in all spheres of life .Jamaat e Islami, a religious political party fight for the rights of women in the limits of religion since its formation. The study has focused on the contributions of the Jamaat e Islami to empower women in Pakistan .A qualitative method with exploratory approach used to find out the answers of the research questions. It is find out that Jamaat always took initiatives to empower women through their participation in politics. All political parties must come forward to empower women in Pakistan through their given religion based rights. No development can sustain without women participation because women rights are human rights.

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Nayab Kanwal,Dr. Muhammad Waris Awan,Dr Farzana Zaheer Syed. (2022). A Quest for Women Empowerment in Pakistan: A Case of Jamaat- e- Islami (JI): A Quest for Women Empowerment in Pakistan: A Case of Jamaat- e- Islami (JI). Harf-O-Sukhan, 6(1), 51-59. Retrieved from https://harf-o-sukhan.com/index.php/Harf-o-sukhan/article/view/253