Home / Tag Archives: women

Tag Archives: women

Importance of women empowerment

  Considering the role of women throughout the world today, it can be safe to say that change is definitely taking place. Not only do women now have better access to health services and education but jobs too are now being made available for them and with this kind of independence, the voices of women are also being raised in parliament. Empowerment of women, however, has been occurring slowly with …

Read More »

Empowering women financially

  Females are often termed weaker gender, mainly because of their body construction and also because of earning lower remuneration. This phenomenon is not unique in Pakistan but prevails throughout the world, even in the developed societies. If one studies Pakistani society few observations are most evident: 1) parents are reluctant in sending their daughters to educational institutions, 2) the general perception is that females should remained confined to their …

Read More »

Empowering women in Balochistan

  Pakistan has a poor record when it comes to women’s rights. Under the anti-women practices like wanni or budla-i-sulh, the women are traded like commodity and they are given in forced marriages against their will to settle personal, family or tribal disputes. These practices are widespread in rural areas of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh province where tribal and feudal system is still very strong even women are …

Read More »

Women entrepreneurship necessary for growth and development of economy

  Entrepreneurship is a key to economic development of a country. Women entrepreneurs tend to be highly motivated and self directed, they also exhibit a high internal locus of control and attainment. It is a state of mind, which develops naturally, based on her surrounding and experiences, which makes her think about life and career in a given way. The growth of the proportion of women entrepreneurs in developing states …

Read More »

Women entrepreneurs in Pakistan — Opportunities & barriers

  Profile Umber Tanya Ansari has been gaining experience in the asset management industry since 2008, and holds a Degree in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. She began her career in advertising at Interflow Communications Limited, handling categories of notable brands such as Pepsi, UBL, PSO, and BMA. Thereafter, she was recruited to work with Crosby Asset Management, where she headed a number of functions, including Marketing, …

Read More »

Violent behavior, lack of jobs hindering gender equality

  Pakistan is keen to achieve all the objectives outlined under the UN in SDGs In nearly 100 countries of the world, women face gender-based job restrictions. There are no laws for women guaranteeing equal remuneration for work of equal value and no laws mandating non-discrimination based on gender in hiring, this was recently published in the World Bank notes Women, Business and the Law 2016. It was also observed …

Read More »

Empowering of women a necessity to streamline csr activities in Pakistan

  Interview with Mr Abrar Hasan – CEO, National Foods Limited Profile Mr Abrar Hasan has been with National Foods since 1993 where having worked in different areas of the organization, he was appointed as Chief Executive by the Board of Directors in the year 2000. Prior to joining NFL, he was Plant Director at Precision Rubber Products Limited, where his responsibility was to overview all the manufacturing operations. Moreover, …

Read More »