Status of Women |
Women In Informal Sectors |
Submitted To: Miss. Ayera InderaasSubmitted By: Reja Saqib ButtMajor & Sem: B.SC(Economics) II |
The informal sector plays a significant role in Pakistan’s economy as well as in other developing countries. Informal sectors are being encouraged by foreign countries and are considered as the plus point in the development of economy. Its role is solving the unemployment problem from the country. Many sectors have suggested that it should be used as a policy instrument for the solution of the most pressing problems of developing countries, such as unemployment, poverty, income inequalities, etc. THE INFORMAL SECTOR IN PAKISTAN is a book on economy of Pakistan by Dr. SHAH KHAN. This book tells us the existing formal system of provisions of services; covering from credit to education. Increasing population growth and changing economic and political developments have transformed demographic patterns. The inability of official system has already led to the emergence of a wide range of parallel services which are designed to serve the needs of those who are unable to benefit from the formal sector. This is the ‘informal sector’ which matches the formal sector fairly effectively in delivering to a vast emerging field of productive activity. This book “The Informal Sector in Pakistan” is an anthology of seminar papers, documents and various examples that illustrate the potential of the informal sector.
Poverty, loss of parents, conflicts within a family, poor parenting, physical, emotional and sexual abuse, peer influence, domestic violence, urbanisation famine and war are reasons where street children including many women and young girls are forced to seek opportunities outside the home environment.
There are various definitions of informal sector but the definition which was given in an ILO report is still considered as the best definition for Informal sector. It is defined... [continues]
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