Women Participation in Academic and Management Levels in Public Universities of Pakistan: A Case Study of University of Sindh

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Erum Shaikh
Sobho Khan Jamali
Pervez Ahmed Pathan
Parveen Shah


Universities play a pivotal role in creating opportunities for education, it also contributes direct and indirect source of employment. Pakistan is a developing country and access to education and employment is still major problem of country. In Pakistan unequal gender representation can be observed in many public and private sectors of economy in spite of that women participation in economic activities cannot be denied. University of Sindh, Jamshoro is the second oldest public university in Pakistan. The objective of this research paper is to find out extent to which women participated at academic and management levels in public universities/degree awarding institutions of Pakistan. The paper also examines the decision making process in administrative and academic areas in universities and the involvement of women to problem solving and decision making

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