Feminism Emergent: Prospects of NGOs in Pakistan

Authors

  • Farah Adil Lecturer, Gender and Development Studies, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Asma Seemi Malik Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Maryam Batool Lecturer, Gender and Development Studies, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-I)04

Keywords:

Feminism, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), State Feminism, Women Empowerment, Women Rights

Abstract

Feminism is a movement in which people struggle for the rights of women and their better prominence in all domains of life. Women got recognition through waves of feminism around the world in respect of their rights and status. In this regard, non-governmental organizations played a strong role to promote and reinforce feminist approaches that focus on the basic rights of women like education, economic development, legal aid and selfawareness, protection, and political participation. Therefore, the present research main objective is based on the prospects analysis of NGOs in perspective of feminist struggle in Pakistan. This is an e-research based on an analysis of web archives of NGOs working in Pakistan on women concerns. This also involved in-depth interviews with stake holders of these NGOs. Mix method research design was applied to analyze the prospects of 144 registered NGOs from a feminist perspective. Simple random and purposive sampling techniques were used to select samples for quantitative and qualitative data. The research findings showed that NGOs in Pakistan are struggling to accomplish feminism that contributing a great effort to raise the status of women in every field of life. It is needed to present factual understanding and accountability of NGOs in the concern of feminism and women empowerment

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Published

2023-01-11

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Adil, F., Seemi Malik, A., & Batool, M. (2023). Feminism Emergent: Prospects of NGOs in Pakistan. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 7(1), 34–42. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-I)04