Professional Social Work In Pakistan

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SCOPE OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL WORK IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY LIKE PAKISTAN
There are certain areas and fields which provide good scope for the practice of professional social work in a developing country like Pakistan.
1. SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT:
MENTAL AWARENESS:
People should be aware. It will help them to work out on their issues and problems and how they should handle it. In our society, people are severe uneducated and illiterate. They are unaware. They don’t know about their rights. Awareness will lead towards social development. If we will be aware of our rights, duties and problems only then we will be able to work on its solution.
2. REALIZATION OF SOCIAL PROBLEM:
There is a need to realize what the social problems are hindering in our society.
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They don’t have food to eat, place to sleep and clothes to wear. It is one of the biggest social problems of our country. Government should provide facilities to the poor, only then this social problem can be controlled.
UNEMPLOYMENT:
The people who get the education are unemployed. They don’t find the jobs; even if they do it’s not according to their fields. Most of the people are just sitting and home and doing nothing when they could work and earn on their own. For ending this social problem, the number of jobs should be increased in our country.
CHILD LABOUR:
At the age of going to schools and getting education, most of the children are working in a factory or begging at streets to earn for their families. It is one of the biggest social problems of our country. Awareness should be given to parents and strict law should be made about the child labour.
OVER POPULATION:
The growth of our country is increasing rapidly. People don’t have food to eat and they are increasing their families. This is one of the biggest problems our country is facing from decades. This can only be controlled by giving awareness not people. It can be in the form of advertisements and door to door campaigns.
3. RATE OF CHANGE IS
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Those women who are educated but they are sitting in home must find a job according to their skills and work for the betterment of their people and county. Widows are totally dependent on their families; they must learn some skill and should work for being independent by earning money on their own.
YOUTH WELFARE:
Education is a basis right of every children. They should be sent to schools for getting education. Scholarships should be given to students who want to go for professional, vocational and higher education learning programs. Exchange programs should also be offered to students.
WELFARE OF DISABLED PEOPLE:
We should ever forget the disable people. They are a part of our society. Proper medical facilities should be given to them. Services should be provided to them according to their needs. Efforts should be made for the betterment of their lives because they are equally important to us.

DEPENDENT AND OLD PEOPLE:
Old people are considered as a burden on our families nowadays. Previously, they were the head of their families. They should not be sent to the old age homes, they must be look after by their families. The people who live in the old age homes often get into depression because of the loneliness.
PEOPLE AFFECTED BY THE NATURAL CLIMATY:
Being a human, it is our responsibility to provide food and shelter to

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