IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON FEMALE LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION IN PAKISTAN
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Keywords

Globalization
Female Labor Force Participation
Women Empowerment
Gender Equality, Pakistan

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Haider Iqbal, & Zaeema Asrar Mohiuddin. (2022). IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON FEMALE LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION IN PAKISTAN. Global Journal for Management and Administrative Sciences, 3(1), 119–128. Retrieved from https://gjmasuok.com/index.php/gjmas/article/view/108

Abstract

Since the 1980s, the world has been increasingly connected and integrated. The concept of distance has been revived by the efficiency of communication and transportation, transforming the world into a global community. Globalization's footprints are becoming increasingly visible with the passage of time. Aside from other aspects, ever-increasing globalization is altering women's life. Involvement in the work force is considered as an important indicator of women empowerment. The purpose of this research is to determine the influence of globalization on female labor force participation in Pakistan. Female labor force refers to all women who supply labor for the production of goods and services in a stated period. Women comprise nearly 50 percent of the population of Pakistan, therefore, their active economic participation is essential for the economic growth and development. Female labor force participation rate and the KOF Globalization Index (the Index measures the economic, social and political aspects of globalization) data of Pakistan are utilized to achieve the research objectives. Moreover, regression analysis is used for the purpose of data analysis. The study reveals the significance of globalization in improving the situation of women empowerment and gender equality in the country.

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