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Gender-based violence blocks Pakistan's economic development

Djankov, Simeon and Siddique, Emaan (2023) Gender-based violence blocks Pakistan's economic development. LSE Business Review (06 Dec 2023). Blog Entry.

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Despite some advances in women’s rights in Pakistan, economic and political unrest has increased gender-based violence in the country. A system of legal oppression perpetuated by the country’s customary justice, low female literacy and regional autonomy act as barriers to women’s safety and labour force participation. Simeon Djankov and Emaan Siddique explain why these issues matter for Pakistan as the country prepares for February’s general elections.

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Additional Information: © 2023 The Author(s)
Divisions: Financial Markets Group
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2024 14:12
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:53

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