Pakistan: Country Gender Profile-I

Pakistan: Country Gender Profile-I

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  • Monday | 14 Apr, 2014
  • Research Reports,Project Publications
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SDPI and Jica
Summary 
 
Japan International Cooperation agency (JICA) along with the Government of Pakistan has undertaken this study on Country Gender Profile with a purpose to understand the changing and nonchanging characteristics of gender scenario in Pakistan from 1999 till 2007. The overall objective is to critically analyse the policy environment, socio cultural context, customary practices, changing norms, traditions and human behaviours which have a strong impact on women’s and men’s
socioeconomic development in Pakistan.
 
This report has two main objectives: Firstly, the aim is to draw attention to the chronic as well as emerging gender issues in Pakistan and secondly to enhance and expand JICA’s understanding of the gender
gaps in Pakistan.