About the Book
The revised edition of Gender Mainstreaming in Pakistani Society intends to give the socio-anthropological explanation to the gender issues in the context of Pakistan. It is based on the primary research work conducted by the distinct scholars across various universities in Pakistan i.e. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, University of Gujarat, and University of Malakand. This book has a collection of different articles as follows: i) Women’ Status in History and Visual Exploitation in Present Era: An Anthropological Perspective; ii) Feminism and Islamic Feminism: An Exploratory Study of Pakistan; iii) Beyond Boundaries, Shifting Lives: Globalization, Gender and Family Dynamics in Pakistan; iv) Role of Women Autonomy in Determining Health Conditions in Pakistan; v) The Catastrophe of Equivalence: The Gendered Educational Decision-Making Process among Pakhtuns of Batkhela District Malakand KPK Pakistan; vi) Understanding the Role of Traditional Birth Attendants in Managing Home Birthing; vii) Services Provided to Marginalized Women: Case Study of Dar-ul-Aman; viii) To access the sexual harassment at workplace: A descriptive study of professional women in Pakistan; ix) Exotic Derivatives of Honor Killing in Baloch Community of Pakistan: An Anthropological Perspective. This edition is a collection of unique topics and presents a good picture of the gender issues in the present day Pakistan. Editors gratefully acknowledge the support rendered by the respective authors for their valuable contributions.
About the Editors
Dr. Sarfraz Khan is presently working as a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. He is doing his Ph.D in Anthropology from the same University. His main areas of interests include Gender Issues, Migration, and Religion. He has published many research articles nationally and internationally on his areas of interests.
Yasir Saeed is the Lecturer at Department of Sociology, University of Gujarat. He earned his M. Phil. degree in Sociology and BS (Hons) in Social Sciences from University of the Punjab, Pakistan. His areas of interest are Research Methodology, RH & FP, Population Aging, Gender Studies, and Developmental Issues. He has published his work in national and international research journals.
Dr. Hafeez-ur-Rehman is Tenured Track Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the Department of Anthropology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan. Since 2003, he is also the Chairman of Department of Anthropology. He has published more than 56 research articles in scholarly journals and several book reviews. His work on Saints and Shrines in Pakistan from anthropological perspective makes him distinguished from other contemporary scholars of this discipline. He has also participated in a number of conferences organised at the national and international level, and shared his findings. Besides teaching, he is also involved in applied anthropology, and has conducted several research studies (63 research projects) with various international organisations. His area of specialisation in applied anthropology is Education, Health, Migration, Rural Development, Ethnographic Studies, Women and Child Trafficking, etc. He has worked as Link coordinator in two major projects, i.e., with the University of Sussex, UK under the Higher Education Link Program, a project sponsored by British Council Islamabad and Higher Education Commission, Government of Pakistan (2007-2010) and International Strategic Partnership in Research and Education (INSPIRE) 2011-2014.