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GENDER DISPARITY IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL ENROLMENT IN RURAL AND TRIBAL PAKISTAN (BARRIERS IN THE WAY OF RURAL AND TRIBAL GIRLS’ ENROLMENT IN SCHOOLS)

Zia Ullah, Muhammad (2011)
Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University
Abstract
The purpose of this paper was to explore the obstacles in the way of girls’ enrolment in primary and secondary schools in rural and tribal Pakistan. Here the study explored the main cultural and financial barriers, which have increased a gender disparity in the enrolment of rural and tribal schools. The focus of the thesis was main barriers in the way of enrolment and the role of theoretical concepts such as patriarchy, public private division and poverty in rural and tribal families of Pakistan.

This paper proceeded mainly under the qualitative method with the supplementary touch of quantitative method, where statistics regarding enrolment were presented in the shape of data matrix. The data from books, articles, newspapers and... (More)
The purpose of this paper was to explore the obstacles in the way of girls’ enrolment in primary and secondary schools in rural and tribal Pakistan. Here the study explored the main cultural and financial barriers, which have increased a gender disparity in the enrolment of rural and tribal schools. The focus of the thesis was main barriers in the way of enrolment and the role of theoretical concepts such as patriarchy, public private division and poverty in rural and tribal families of Pakistan.

This paper proceeded mainly under the qualitative method with the supplementary touch of quantitative method, where statistics regarding enrolment were presented in the shape of data matrix. The data from books, articles, newspapers and different websites was used and analyzed under theoretical concepts. The results explored that there were many cultural and financial obstacles such as patriarchal mind set of parents, their fears regarding girls’ rape, hidden unpaid labor by girls, poverty and insufficient fund allocation for education in the way of girls’ enrolment ratio in the rural and tribal schools of Pakistan. Furthermore the concepts of patriarchy, public/private division and poverty had their significant role in maintaining the gender disparity in schools’ enrolment. (Less)
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Zia Ullah, Muhammad
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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Rural Tribal Pakistan, Disparity, Enrolment, Patriarchy, Primary schools, Secondary schools, Poverty, Culture, Traditions, Girls, Women. Parents
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English
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2302833
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2012-01-27 10:08:47
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@misc{2302833,
  abstract     = {The purpose of this paper was to explore the obstacles in the way of girls’ enrolment in primary and secondary schools in rural and tribal Pakistan. Here the study explored the main cultural and financial barriers, which have increased a gender disparity in the enrolment of rural and tribal schools. The focus of the thesis was main barriers in the way of enrolment and the role of theoretical concepts such as patriarchy, public private division and poverty in rural and tribal families of Pakistan.

This paper proceeded mainly under the qualitative method with the supplementary touch of quantitative method, where statistics regarding enrolment were presented in the shape of data matrix. The data from books, articles, newspapers and different websites was used and analyzed under theoretical concepts. The results explored that there were many cultural and financial obstacles such as patriarchal mind set of parents, their fears regarding girls’ rape, hidden unpaid labor by girls, poverty and insufficient fund allocation for education in the way of girls’ enrolment ratio in the rural and tribal schools of Pakistan. Furthermore the concepts of patriarchy, public/private division and poverty had their significant role in maintaining the gender disparity in schools’ enrolment.},
  author       = {Zia Ullah, Muhammad},
  keyword      = {Rural Tribal Pakistan,Disparity,Enrolment,Patriarchy,Primary schools,Secondary schools,Poverty,Culture,Traditions,Girls,Women. Parents},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {GENDER DISPARITY IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL ENROLMENT IN RURAL AND TRIBAL PAKISTAN (BARRIERS IN THE WAY OF RURAL AND TRIBAL GIRLS’ ENROLMENT IN SCHOOLS)},
  year         = {2011},
}