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A Sociological Analysis of Women Protection Rights against Violence in Punjab, Pakistan
The present research explored the level of knowledge of women about the types of violence and the level of knowledge of women protection laws. The common woman of Pakistani society is incapable to avail the protection laws against violence. The women of Faisalabad were selected for the present study. Multistage sampling technique was adapted and a sample of 384 women was drawn. Interview schedule was used to collect data. Chi square test was applied. After analysis, results showed that there is no association between giving harsh gestures to a woman with their knowledge about protection rights. Results also showed that women agreed that women protection rights can protect women from violence when the daily usage items are destructed, and/or they are slapped. It is recommended that women should be triggered by educating the women at various levels by effective role of media
Ph. D Scholar, Department of Sociology, GC University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
Dr. Muhammad Shabbir Ch.
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, GC University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
Prof. Dr. Zahira Batool
Professor, Department of Sociology, GC University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
Violence, Human Rights, Women Protection, Harsh Gesture