The Effects of Working Women on Child Development: A Case Study of University of Sindh, Jamshoro

Dr. Samiuddin Shaikh, Dr. Aisha Bashir Shah, Dr. Sanober Salman Shaikh


Women’s outside work has now become emerging trend and due to their employment participation this new trend impacts the overall national development. Several new employment opportunities also encouraged by women participation in workforce and made positive effects on national development but instead of this broad national benefit women’s work is again being criticized due to which they found difficulty to make decision to either go for work or not. The opponents argued that women’ work effect their child care and development. The working women’s roles invisibility reflecting the widespread worldview in Europe, United Kingdom and United States that considered women’s work complementary to the family. The study of 60 respondents was attempt to find out the effects of women on their child development, in which 3 types of questionnaires were used to focus 3 different age group of Child and their developments in relation to their mothers work it was found that most of the University employed working mothers are not willing to give up their jobs, the child development of early age group is not having any relation to their mothers work because child of this age are not that much mature to understand their mothers less time devotion while the child of growing age including 4-10 reflects that they are inversely effected due to mothers work as the child of this age group are quiet sharp, they are in learning process of events that surrounds and similarly the next age class reflects that having positive effects of their mothers work because this child of this group needs freedom and less interruptions by their birth relations and mothers’ work made it possible for them.

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