Women Empowerment in Pakistan with Special Reference to Islamic Viewpoint: An Empirical Study

@inproceedings{Chaudhry2012WomenEI,
  title={Women Empowerment in Pakistan with Special Reference to Islamic Viewpoint: An Empirical Study},
  author={Imran Sharif Chaudhry and Farhana Nosheen and Muhammad Lodhi},
  year={2012}
}
Women empowerment is one of the most debatable issues in the development circles now-a-days. Pakistan being a democratic and an Islamic state, the issue of women empowerment faces new challenges. Considering its multidimensional nature and to give an empirical aspect to this study, an index is developed about the knowledge of true Islamic teachings and values. In this paper, an attempt is made to remove the miss-conception that ‘Islam’ as a religion hinders the way of women empowerment, using… CONTINUE READING

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