GENDER & HIGHER EDUCATION: A CASE STUDY OF PAKISTANI SOCIETY

Dr. Saima Shaikh, Dr. Ahmed Ali Brohi

Abstract


Education is fundamental right of every individual irrespective of race, gender, class, religion or culture. Unfortunately, in Pakistan education is only for male members of the society. Women are not considered for this basic right of education. Though, few  are  given opportunity to access education, yet the majority, especially in rural areas, is denied from getting higher education in the country. This article highlights the overall situation of higher education in the country and it makes sociological analysis of gender differential in higher education. This paper also looks into the root causes and analysis from sociological perspective with the aim to give few suggestions.

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