Category: Gender Studies

Problems With #Me Too Movement

Tarana Burke, an Afro American woman in 2006 after experiencing sexual harassment launched a movement with the name of #Me Too to encourage women to speak up publically about their sexual molestation and to put an end to sexual abuse of women in America and around the world. Her movement could not get much public

#Me Too Campaign Pakistan

#Me Too Movement in Pakistan remained a hot potato for a few months in 2018 when women from film industry and other social sectors began sharing their alleged stories of sexual harassment by fellow male workers. As most of the complainants could not prove their case, so the movement gradually starts losing its ground and

Women Rights Issue in Pakistan

Each year 8th March is globally celebrated as International Women’s Day. On this day every nation state revives her commitment to ensure equal justice, rights and opportunities to women in society. Women are globally facing many challenges in both developed and developing countries. Women Rights Issues in Pakistan Pakistan being a developing country has many

Sex VS Gender Discussion

Both the terms Sex and Gender have not only different meanings but they also have different concept regarding the social division of human beings on the basis of their appearance and capabilities. Both these terms are often used interchangeably by layman. Therefore to know difference between sex and gender it is necessary to understand their

Effects Of Gender Discrimination

Gender discrimination has severe effects both for the economy and society. It freezes the social, political and economic growth of the society. Effects Of Gender Discrimination Some major effects of gender discrimination pointed out by various feminists have been discussed in detail in below paragraphs. Exploitation Of Women Rights In the name of inferiority, superiority

How To Prevent Gender Based Violence?

The elimination of gender based violence in general and violence against women in particular in a society is possible only through the support of the government. If the government of a state took some serious steps, its people will eventually work for the prevention of gender based violence. How To Prevent Gender Based Violence? Some

Effects Of Gender Based Violence

The effects of Gender Based Violence (GBV) for women are severe. It destroys the victim personality and sometimes even become the basis of the development of many physical and mental diseases in women. Effects Of Gender Based Violence Some of the major impacts and consequences of the gender based violence, identified by various feminists are

The Root Causes Of Gender Based Violence

Violence Against Women (VAW) or Gender Based Violence (GBV) is both a major challenge and problem of every society in today’s world. Many international organizations along with states are trying to eliminate or at least minimizes the risk of gender based violence in society. The Root Causes Of Gender Based Violence Feminists have identified many