TITLE

Impact of Job on Socio-Economic Life of Household: A Case Study of Female Teachers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

AUTHOR(S)
Asher, Syeda Nabahat; Haider, Syeda Kaniz Fatima; Ali, Shaista
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Putaj Humanities & Social Sciences;2015, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p153
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The role and socio-economic status of women is linked with nature of their job and their contribution in household income. Although female enrollment in schools has improved, but there are many structural impediments on education of women and their work choices. The present study is an endeavor to find out how job effect socio-economic life of household. A structured questionnaire was used for the study. A group of 58 women engaged is teaching profession in the primary and secondary schools in district Peshawar were taken as a sample for the study. The study found that social impact of job on family life has been positive and job increases the living standard and social circle of women involved in teaching. Job provides income which supports them in their financial matters. It was also found that lack of socio-emotional support from family, coworkers and community is more likely to leads to work-family conflict in females. It is suggested that because of increasing tendency of gaining job among female, number of girl's school should be increased.
ACCESSION #
137259522

 

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