BS (Social Sciences & Liberal Arts)

Faculty / School

School of Economics and Social Sciences (SESS)


Department of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Date of Award

Spring 2022

Date of Submission



Sumrin Kalia, Visiting Faculty, Department of Social Sciences

Project Type

SSLA Culminating Experience

Access Type

Restricted Access


Women in Pakistan have faced restrictions in mobility and autonomy, especially women residing in rural Pakistan. The purpose of the research was to find if there are any cultural and religious reasons which cause urban middle class parents to pose more restrictions of their daughters than their sons. The difference was based on three areas; 1) Curfew 2) Surveillance and 3) Mobility. A mixed methods approach was adopted to collect the data. A questionnaire was made which was filled by 20 families (2 people from each family filled out the form). Three families were selected for semi- structured interviews where two members from each family gave the interviews



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