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EEO. 2021; 20(5): 7656-7661


The Effects of Pashtun Culture on Girls Higher Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Roohul Amin, Shabir Ahmad, Akhtar Ali, Muhammad Fahim, Taj Meena, Muhammad Azam Khan.

Abstract
The present paper focused to identify the factors affecting parents' attitude towards their daughters’ education at higher level in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The objective of the study was to find out the attitude of parents towards their daughters education at higher level in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The study was delimited to male parents of three districts namely Dir Lower, Dir Upper and Swat of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to lack of resources and cultural constraints. The target population was 4872 male parents. A sample of 360 male parents was selected according to L.R Gay sample selection table and questionnaires were distributed among them. The data was collected through a self-developed questionnaire of five Likert scale from the randomly selected male parents. The collected data was fed into SPSS version 16 and analyzed through percentage and chi-square. The study found that positive attitude of parents had good effects on their daughters’ higher education. The study recommends that government should increase the number of female higher institutes, induct qualified teachers, provide facilities at female higher education institutes, involve community and encourage the parents to make their attitudes positive together their daughters’ higher education

Key words: Effect, Culture, parents, higher education and daughter






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