Role of Women in SMEs and Facing Challenges in Pakistan

Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2011

4 Pages Posted: 11 Aug 2011

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Muhammad Khalique

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

Abu Hassan Bin Md. Isa

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

Jamal Abdul Nassir Shaari

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

Baba Hafiz

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: July 29, 2011

Abstract

The principal objective of this paper was to identify the role of women in the development and growth of economic activities particularly in Pakistani SMEs. This paper also highlights the challenges which are facing women in Pakistan. The role of women in the development and growth of economic is highly significant and acknowledged. Evidences supported that women have tremendous potential and opportunities to take active part in economic development activities. However, in Pakistani society women are mainly facing discrimination and social prejudices on the base of sex. The government of Pakistan should needs to formulate and implement such kind of policies that would lead to empower women in their social society.

Keywords: SMEs, economic activities, women’s challenges

Suggested Citation

Khalique, Muhammad and Isa, Abu Hassan Bin Md. and Nassir Shaari, Jamal Abdul and Hafiz, Baba, Role of Women in SMEs and Facing Challenges in Pakistan (July 29, 2011). Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1908105

Muhammad Khalique (Contact Author)

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak ( email )

Kota Samarahan, Sarawak 94300
Malaysia

Abu Hassan Bin Md. Isa

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) ( email )

Kota Samarahan, Sarawak 94300
Malaysia
6082584491 (Phone)
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Jamal Abdul Nassir Shaari

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) ( email )

Kota Samarahan, Sarawak 94300
Malaysia

Baba Hafiz

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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