Gender Differences In School Dropout Due To Insecurity And Harassment In And On The Way To School In Sindh


  • Dr Naima Tabassum Associate Professor in the Area Study Centre for Far East and South East Asia, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.
  • Dr Huma Tabassum Assistant Professor in the Government Girls Degree College, Latifabad No. 8, Hyderabad



Insecurity, Harassment, School, Dropout, Sindh


This research is aimed to explore gender differences in children’s school dropout due insecurity and harassment in and on the way to school in Sindh. The research is designed as a quantitative research. A survey of 5641 school dropout children in Sindh is done with the help of a questionnaire developed by the researcher. The results of the research show that more than 10% of the children have reported that insecurity on the way from home to school is a cause of their school dropout. The result of t-test shows that more girls than boys are reporting to have left school due to insecurity or harassment they are facing either in school or on the way to school.


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How to Cite

Tabassum, N., & Tabassum, H. (2022). Gender Differences In School Dropout Due To Insecurity And Harassment In And On The Way To School In Sindh. Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies, 22(1), 83–96.