Vol. 4 No. 2 (2021): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs
Articles

GENDER INEQUALITY AND COVID-19 PANDEMIC, DIRECTIONS ABOUT PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS: A CASE STUDY OF BALOCHISTAN

Published 2021-06-30

Abstract

This study determines the gender inequality in and COVID-19 pandemic in practice implications in Quetta Balochistan. Cross-sectional research design was applied in it. The 300 respondents were taken as sample size by using the random sampling. Raw information was analyzed by using SPSS. ANOVA, the Scheffe (Post Hoc Multiple Comparisons) test was used and alpha level was set at 0.001 level. Null hypothesis was used. Results reveal that more than half (52%) of the participants were 31 to 40 years’ age. Half (50%) of the participants were uneducated. ANOVA test observed that the highly significant difference was found in 2 out of six categories about gender inequality due to COVID-19. Thus, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the gender gaps widen at a considerable rate. It was therefore concluded that gender equality remains a major problem due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, it should be recommended that female economic security aspects and employment benefits be kept on a mandatory basis so as to reduce the gender wage gap and get rid of females from economic crises because of COVID-19.