The Influnce Of Socio-Economic System On Academic Achievement Of Women Folk In Pakhtun Society

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  • Jan Alam Department of Social Work & Sociology Kohat University of Science & Technology
  • Sunehra Gul Department of Social Work & Sociology Kohat University of Science & Technology

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https://doi.org/10.46568/pjass.v3i1.289

Abstract

The study is aimed to test the association between socio-economic system and academic achievement of women folk in Kohat. The study is based on two variables i.e. independent variable (Socio-economic system) and dependent variable (academic achievement).Chi-square statistics is used to test the association between the two variables through cross tabulation. The total population of the study comprised of 344 boarder students in Girls Hostel 01 and Girls Hostel 02, KUST. A sample size of 228 is drawn on bases of criteria proposed by Sekaran (2010). The respondents are selected on the bases of systematic sampling technique. A questionnaire is distributed among respondents to reach to in-depth of the issue. The result shows that a significant association is found between family support, parental awareness, Purdah, class room culture and harassment where as the rest of the factors are found to have no significance with academic achievement. The study recommends that parental and family awareness may be developed, female students may be provided with efficient accommodation and transport facility, single gender educational institutions may be established to overcome the issue of harassment and violation of Purdah and monthly stipend may be paid/increase for women folk.

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Published

2016-06-30

How to Cite

Alam, J., & Gul, S. (2016). The Influnce Of Socio-Economic System On Academic Achievement Of Women Folk In Pakhtun Society. Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 3(1), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.46568/pjass.v3i1.289

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