In Pakistani culture no one can be truly independent as the family bond with the family leads anything related to the self. It is as that every family member has their own set of responsibilities towards the family that they must fulfill. The simple and basic idea of moving out of the parent’s house is consider disrespectful and very profane in Pakistani culture however in Canadian culture it is much common and sanctioned of moving out of the parent’s house after a certain age. 2. The lifestyle of regular Pakistani people is different from the Canadians.
The citizens of Pakistan are sharing multi cultural , multi- ethnic and multi- lingual society. When group of people shared same culture , same language and same historical back ground, they ultimately called a nation. For example, China ,Russia , Germany, France etc are all nations according to the definition of nation,. Secondly culture is an other factor of making national identity. The shared values have proved themselves as the builder of identities.
The roles of men and women in Pakistani society are very clear and defined. But I never noticed how these images are constantly heavily reinforced by the media in Pakistan. Unfortunately the continual reinforcement of these images is hurting the women in Pakistani society. The continual heavy portrayal of women having a primary duty to her children and husband is stifling the growth of numerous women in Pakistan (Khalid). Furthermore the constant portrayal of women being subservient to her male partner and his family also is not only stifling the opportunity of growth for women but often times leads to situations where men feel as though they are in control of or own the women in their lives.
His search was more to explorer the appropriate architectural idioms for Pakistan. He notes that in Pakistan have same irony of modern movement as others that while, it rejects all different style and soon become symbol of progress identified by certain elements of architecture. According to “architecture in Pakistan” book written by Kamil Khan Mumtaz divide modern architecture movement in 3 sections “first generation”, “young generation” and “foreign architecture” for whom new capital Islamabad was the focal
The Pakistani Context Pakistan is a male dominated society where women are considered as no more than secondary citizens (Ferdoos 2005). It is, therefore, evident that women spend the greatest part of their time inside the house and due to purdah (veil) do not have much exposure to male strangers. A confrontation with the ‘male world’ is therefore a traumatic experience they find difficult to face (Syed et al 2005; Shaheed 1990:26). Most women have never been alone in a bank, a government office, or even to a bookshop or hospital (Ferdoos 2005). The inability to interact with male strangers is closely intertwined with the purdah-system, which again is based on the absence of concepts for mixed social interaction, and the perception
ROLE OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA IN PAKISTAN 1. Information is communicated through several sources which include television, radio, newspapers, and magazines. Pakistan is having a vibrant media landscape; one of the most dynamic in the South Asia. The Pakistani media reflects a multi-ethnic, multi-linguistic and class-divided society with a clear division between Urdu and English media. The Urdu and local language media, particularly the newspapers, are most popular amongst the general public - mostly in rural areas.
They are generally isolated from the leading services; minority usually develops sense of alienation from a full participation in the society. Mainly, the role of minority varies from society to society depending on the composition of the social system and the comparative authority of the minority group. The Pakistani minority constituted 8% of the total population. The Pakistani minority consists of Ahmadis, Bahais, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jains, Kalasha, Parsis and Sikhs. They distinguish from the Muslim minorities as they were not the conquered people (dhimmi’s).
In Pakistan boys have right to get education to earn the bread and to work and sustain the house while the girls are forced to stay at home and plan for their wedding. In the contrary a capable women can play a vital role in the development and progress of the economy of the
In Punjab there is not Punjabi a single provincial language but there are Saraiki and some other languages spoken in different areas in a single province and same goes for the remaining proveniences. The Hazara and division Multan of Punjab is strongly demanding a separate province, on the base of their local language, Saraikistan from past years. Making a new province may reduce many other manage-mental problems. The need of separate province is felt because of inaccessibility of these people to the powerful Lahore. There are different points of views of different people on that provincial topic.