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Women"s movements in contemporary Pakistan

Shahnaz J. Rouse

Women"s movements in contemporary Pakistan

results and prospects

by Shahnaz J. Rouse

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Published by Michigan State University in [East Lansing, Mich.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pakistan.
    • Subjects:
    • Feminism -- Pakistan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Shahnaz J. Rouse.
      SeriesWorking paper / Women in International Development ;, #74, Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women in International Development) ;, #74.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1745.5 .R68 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2609313M
      LC Control Number85171184

      The contemporary women's movement in India (–present) has played an important role in bringing gender issues to the forefront of development planning and defining feminist politics. This paper examines how this movement has addressed the issue of women's education. The first section highlights contributions of the social reformist movement in the 19th century and the nationalist movement. The origin of the modern women's movements in India is often stressed to the social reform movement within the Hindu fold in the last century. Renowned social reformers like Rammohan Roy, Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar, Mahadev Govind Ranade, Behramji Malbari, protested against the dominant religious and social customs subjugating women (Chaudhari ).

        A timeline of women's rights from to the Women's March on Washington. By Susan Milligan Senior Politics Writer Jan. 20, , at p.m. Stepping Through History. Women’s Movement in Pakistan Women in Pakistan have become victims to oppression of gender and class, similar to those of other countries including the United States. The majority of the population in this Middle Eastern country is under social, political, and economic deprivation. Women especially have struggled to improve literacy, gain employment opportunity, and gain [ ].

        Book: English 9th Class. SSC-I The Women’s Movement in Pakistan: Activism, Islam and Democracy – Ayesha Khan - Duration: Institute of Development Studies 1, views. "The book is a tour de force of historical analysis. The Other Women's Movement pursues the very ambitious goal of reconstructing the historical relationship between feminism and working women in the United States between and The book brilliantly achieves this goal."—Kathryn Kish Sklar, Binghamton University.


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