LAHORE: “Women and Social Change in Pakistan”, a book by Dr. Shehzadi Zamurrad Awan, has been published. This book sheds light on the effects of education, media, legislation, executive action, political process and civil society on Punjabi women in greater Pakistan. socio-cultural environment.
Dr. Shehzadi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Forman Christian College University (FCCU) Lahore. She has over 15 years of teaching and research experience.
For this book, she conducted qualitative and quantitative analysis through a literature review, in-depth interviews, surveys and focus group discussions with male and female university students, legal experts and activists. women’s rights.
The book presents a serious debate on the socio-cultural, legal, political and economic aspects of women’s rights in Pakistan. Currently, there is not a single book available in the market that assesses the contribution of the multiple variables mentioned in transforming the placement of women in the Punjabi society.
The publication of this book at this time, when the debate on women’s rights in Pakistan is going through a difficult stage, will provide an analytical and academic perspective to complex gender issues.
Dr. Awan conducted an in-depth survey of male and female university students to understand their aspirations and dreams regarding the placement of women in the changing socio-cultural environment of Pakistan.