Gender Inequality In Pakistan Essay

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1.4 SCOPE OF THE STUDY Human development is an important goal of every nation. The people are the means and also the end of all development activities. This study investigates the relationship and causality between human development and gender inequality. Human Development Index (HDI), Gender Inequality Index (GEI), Financial Development Index (FI), Education Index (EI), Health Index (HI) and Income Index (GNI) have been constructed for Pakistan. The study examined the relationship between human development and gender inequality in case of Pakistan with the help of these indices. To enhance human development in Pakistan, it is important to study its determinants and implications. Gender equality and Gender development may have significant…show more content…
To investigate the impact of gender inequality on human development in Pakistan. 2. To check the causality between human development and gender inequality in Pakistan. 1.6 HYPOTHESES Null hypotheses of this study are following; 1. Gender inequality does not affect Human Development Index (HDI) in Pakistan. 2. Gender inequality does not affect Health Index (HI) in Pakistan. 3. Gender inequality does not affect Education Index (EI) in Pakistan. 4. Gender inequality does not affect Gross National Income Index (GNII) in Pakistan. 5. Gender inequality and human development do not have causal relationship. 1.7 ORGANIZATION OF THE STUDY The study is organized as following. The first chapter consists of introduction. Chapter 2 gives an overview of the historical perspective and existing status of gender inequality and human development in Pakistan. Chapter 3 presents a summary of the relevant literature. Theoretical and conceptual framework of the study and econometric estimation issues have been discussed in chapter 4. Chapter 5 presents the empirical results and conclusions of the study has been drawn in Chapter 6. CHAPTER 2 GENDER INEQUALITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN

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