Measuring the impact of training for the development of women empowerment in Pakistan

  • Farhat Jahan Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.
Keywords: Training, Women Empowerment, NGOs, Pakistan, Impact.

Abstract

This study investigated and heartily focused on the impact of training for the development of women empowerment in Pakistan. Specific objective was to focus on the status of women can be change by providing them different types of trainings. Therefore researcher emphasized on vocational and technical, business development, knowledge sharing, social networking, human rights welfare, and health awareness training programmes. Literature review revealed that training and education are meridian constituents which are directly linked with the women empowerment for their economic growth and are capable to create employment for them by globalization and technological changes. Women empowerment is unique and very important component in this era that plays a significant role to enhance the confidence level of women to contribute in the society. Targeted population was women who live underserved areas in Karachi and different areas of Pakistan. Data was collected from the sample size of 128 .The value of adjusted R2 = 64.2% shows that women empowerment has strong relationship with training that covers all vocational and technical, business development, knowledge sharing, social networking, human rights welfare and health awareness training programmes. For analysis of data statistical tools ANOVA, Sample t test and regression analysis were used. The results were highly significant. This study was limited to women of Karachi and different cities of Pakistan. It had limitations due to time and budget constraints and some of these limitations. This study revealed that status of women was critical in Islamic countries, particularly in Pakistan. It is emphasized that there was a need of training for enhancement of knowledge, skills and abilities of women and helpful for the country for their intellectual capital.

Published
2015-05-09