Advantages of Urdu Language

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| Status of Women | Women In Informal Sectors | | Submitted To: Miss. Ayera InderaasSubmitted By: Reja Saqib ButtMajor & Sem: B.SC(Economics) II | | The informal sector plays a significant role in Pakistan’s economy as well as in other developing countries. Informal sectors are being encouraged by foreign countries and are considered as the plus point in the development of economy. Its role is solving the unemployment problem from the country. Many sectors have suggested that it should be used as a policy instrument for the solution of the most pressing problems of developing countries, such as unemployment, poverty, income inequalities, etc. THE INFORMAL SECTOR IN PAKISTAN is a book on economy of Pakistan by…show more content…
About 70 per cent of the population in the Punjab province resides in villages and females constitute about half that population. The female labour force plays a significant role in the rural informal sector of the Punjab. According to a survey most females in the areas of Multan Sakkar Kasoor Layyah Sargodha Jhang Attock and Sialkot are found to be young and are of age between 15 to 30 years. 34.15 per cent of the total respondents are between 15 to 20 years of age and 33 per cent were of the age between 21 to 30 years. The age at which these women started working indicates that about 53 per cent of the total respondents started working when they were less than 15 years of age. It means that they had started working as child labourers. The highest incidence i.e. 72 per cent of such child labour is in Attock and a minimum, i.e., 30 per cent is in Layyah. Marital Status and Education: In all the urban and rural areas of Pakistan, the married women constituted the largest single group among the working women in the rural informal sector. The unmarried women are less in number. Married women make up 47.52 percent and unmarried 37.81 percent of the economic growth in informal sector. The large number of illiterate women is found working in informal sectors in Pakistan. On average 57% of total could read the
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