Girls Education In Pakistan Case Study

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Case study: Pakistan
Pakistan got independence in 1947 from British rule and it is situated in South Asia. It is diverse country with multi -culture and multi -linguistic society. It is one of the most populated countries of world with around 199 million populations and covered with area around 340,509 sq. mil. It is geographically crucial country of continent and share borderline with other countries such as India, Afghanistan, China, Iran. Afghanistan and Iran locate in west while India lies in east of Pakistan. Russian federation and China the central Asian states situated in its north (Geography 2016).
It has four provinces named as Punjab, Baluchistan, NWFP and Sind owe different cultures and ethnicities in the society. Diverse ethnic
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Most parents in rural areas are agreed with local scholars due to illiteracy and cultural prohibition about girl’s education. In region of country, Girls are enforced to wear veil and prohibited to go outside. Girls education in “Madrassas “are limited and instructed to stay within boundary of home. Parents prefer girls’ early marriages over education due to cultural traditions (KidsRights 2013).
Cultural traditions are major obstacles for girls in different provinces of country. Socially constructed role of women is limited within the house and expressed in the cultural codes. For instance, Pasthunwali of the Pashtu culture, living in the FATA, the KPK province and Baluchistan. The code Pashtuwali in Pashtu culture emphasize the boundary between physical existence of men and women. It enforces women to live in “Parda” so called veil (KidsRights
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