Women's movement in Pakistan: State, Class, Gender

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April 25, 2013

Women's movement in Pakistan: State, Class, Gender

Women in Pakistan like their counterparts elsewhere in the world have been victims of the double oppression of class and gender. Given a socio-economic milieu in which the vast majority of the populace are victims of social, political and economic deprivation, women have had to struggle to win concessions from society and have had a difficult time maintaining themselves and their families.

 

 

Resource type: 
Region: 
Author: 
Shahnaz Rouse
Publisher: 
Women Living Under Muslim Laws
Publication year: 
1988