A Phenomenological Study of Feminist Activism: Point of Views of Working Ladies in Sialkot, Pakistan

Authors

  • Farwa Hadayat Ullah M. Phil Scholar, Department of Sociology, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Mehwish Khalid Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Government College Women University Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Saba Javed Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Government College Women University Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/pssr.2024(8-II-S)49

Keywords:

Aurat March, Feminism, Masculinity, Pakistan, Religion, Women

Abstract

Feminism has assumed an indispensable part in the transformation of current cultures. Feminist international development has changed customary man centric attitudes and helped the women to convey for their social and political space in a male-overwhelmed biosphere. This research explores a widespread worth of feminist beliefs and their appearance inside a semi-religious Islamic republic, Pakistan. This research was subjective in nature in which hypothetical testing procedure were followed, where 10 ladies were recruited as research participants from Sialkot and experts from Lahore through purposive sampling technique. A Connell’s theory of masculinity was utilized for methodological and analytical understandings. The findings of the study portrayed ongoing trend amongst women to surrender their rights to be the part of society in favor of patriarchal culture in Pakistan society. Amongst the socio-cultural determinants, patriarchal set-up, lack of awareness about women rights, less policy implementations are high up the orders.

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Published

2024-06-16

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Ullah, F. H., Khalid, M., & Javed, S. (2024). A Phenomenological Study of Feminist Activism: Point of Views of Working Ladies in Sialkot, Pakistan. Pakistan Social Sciences Review, 8(2), 566–575. https://doi.org/10.35484/pssr.2024(8-II-S)49