SOCIO-ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN THROUGH MICRO ENTERPRISES: A CASE STUDY OF AJK

  • Sabahat Akram Director Planning and development in University Management Sciences and IT Kotli Azad Kashmir
  • Imrab Shaheen Lecturer, Ph-D Research Scholar,University of Management Sciences & Information Technology,kotli,Azad Kashmir.
  • Safina Mansha Kiyyani Lecturer, research Scholar, University of Management Sciences & Information Technology,kotli,Azad Kashmir

Abstract

The present study socio-economic empowerment of women through micro enterprises: a case study of AJK is an attempt to analyze the role of women owned microenterprises on their socio economic empowerment in Azad Kashmir. In this study Socio economic empowerment of women through microenterprise is taken as predictor variable while freedom of movement and Economic freedom and social uplift is taken as criterion. This is a quantitative research study based on purposive sampling technique. The statistical estimates and analysis are based on a data set of survey and stake holder’s interviews. The data set was statistically tested using standard SPSS software. Descriptive and regression analysis were used for data analysis. The results of this study revealed that women gained socio-economic empowerment after taking up these ventures.

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Published
2015-08-30
How to Cite
Akram, S., Shaheen, I., & Kiyyani, S. M. (2015). SOCIO-ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN THROUGH MICRO ENTERPRISES: A CASE STUDY OF AJK. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 11(22). Retrieved from https://eujournal.org/index.php/esj/article/view/6054