Impact of Traditional Values on the Equality of Females Living in Balochistan (Pakistan)

  • Shabana Muhammad Anwar
  • Pirah Zulfiqar Hakro
  • Mohammad Irfan
  • Shabana Akhtar
Keywords: Traditional Values, Gender Discrimination, Male Dominancy


Societies follow a traditional value. Traditions evolve and are adapted according to the wish of majority of the people. Cultures mostly are under the disposition of the patriarchal system, a system dominated by men, where women are discriminated and subjugated because they hold a vulnerable position in the society. The present study focuses on equality of women present in Quetta Balochistan, effected by the cultural values present. Data was selected from seven Government Girls degree Colleges of Quetta based on random sampling method. The researcher used SSPS tool to evaluate the data. Results highlighted that cultural values are affecting the females here in Quetta and they are not treated as equals to their male counterparts.