scriptures in support
of women’s right
Advocate the traditional
positions and insisting
on the separation of
politics and religion
The tendency of both the secular and Islamist women groups
to mobilize a diversity of discourse that are neither stricly
Islamic and secular.
Islamist movements are freely draw upon universalist notion
of right, the rule of Law and democracy.
Do you think, the discussion releated to the
modernist Islamist women should given open
space for conversation?
Women’s role in religious reforms?
Women participation in decision making
Politics + Rligion ?
Does Politics should separated from religion,
What is your personal point of view?
The Hisba bill: Feminism vs Fundamentalism
In 2005, Hisba bill was passed by Provincial government of that
time (Muthida Majlis-e-Amal).
Mandates sharia in the province to promote Islamization
Enforce Islamic duties upon Muslims.
Appointment of religious ombudsman and Police Force to
These type of Political reforms by religious groups are
depicting the agenda to oppress marginalize groups
Think Critically . . .
Globalization: Feminization of Poverty
and need for Gender responsive social
protection in Pakistan
Enhancing the inter-connection of the worlds'
culture, political and economic systems. It is an
international movement towards financial,
trade, communication and economic
Globalization increases Risks and instabilities.
Risk is defined as, improbability of duration,
impact, timing or extent of the economic crises
which happen due to the globalization and also
result in political, social and economic crises.
Globalization cause negative effect on the poor women
specially those are working in in-formal economy.
Not having any written contract documentation.
Having no social security.
Direct + In-direct economic pressure.
Having no advance skills.
Consist of policies and programes to reduce
poverty of labor class by enhancing their
capacity to manage social and economic risks
like, unemployment, sexual harassment,
Propagating and making the lower, marginalize class
believe that, laws and policies were created to
protect the rights of all, when in reality they are the
very instrument of exploitation through which the
poor are controlled.
Research results bassed on Triangulation
• 98% respondents were having electricity
• 45% respondents have water supply
• 43% respondents have gas supply
• 67% of respondents have cell phones
• Most of poor women not even afford
• Only 4% of respondents have any
According to Economic survey of Pakistan 2013-14, 61%
of the population is living below the poverty line, that is,
earning less then $ 2 per day.
In south Asia, out of 2 billion population 70% women
are suffering from poverty(Doane, 2007).
60 to 80% of the in-formal organizations all over the
world where women do not avail social
Major risks faced by women workers at different levels
Community level (Meso) (Inter) National level
Illiteracy due to poverty.
Decline in household
income and welfare.
Family restriction to
Lack of men
participation in domestic
Social stigmas for
Lack of economic
Gender division of Labor.
regarding job allocation.
Social acceptance of
No access to information
Limited availability of
public trance port.
Low investment on social
Un-equal distribution of
wealth and opportunities.
Less control over
Patriarchal system of
Invisibility of women
Working environment are
not women friendly.
Lack of Gender main-
Lack of welfare houses.
Administrative, financial and political steps required to
be taken to ensure an overall social protection towards
poor population of the country.
Is that a feasible way to proceed these steps in such
governing system that consist of hierarchal structure?