Stabilizing Between Work And Family: Professional Mothers’ Struggle To Achieve Success

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  • Dr Shagufta Nasreen Women's Studies Centre University of Karachi
  • Dr Aliyah Ali Women's Studies Centre University of Karachi
  • Dr Faraz Ahmed Wajidi National Bank of Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46568/pjass.v6i1.311

Abstract

Paid work and family life adjustment has attracted attention of researchers for quite a long time. The gender division of labour has been changed in many societies due to social, political and economic factors. The aim of this study was to explore the level of satisfaction and strategy patterns of professional mothers in socialization of their children. The study has used quantitative and qualitative data collection tools. Sixty professional mothers were interviewed from various professions using purposive sampling method. 78% of respondents said that they are satisfied with their children’s education and personality development. It is recommended that government should provide day-care facilities at workplace for women workers so that they can focus on their work effectively.

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Published

2017-09-08

How to Cite

Nasreen, S., Ali, A., & Wajidi, F. A. (2017). Stabilizing Between Work And Family: Professional Mothers’ Struggle To Achieve Success. Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 6(1), 91–104. https://doi.org/10.46568/pjass.v6i1.311

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