Socio- Economic and Psychological Causes of Female Prostitution in Punjab (A Case Study of District Sahiwal)

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  • Haq Nawaz Anwar
  • Rizwan Safdar

Abstract

Prostitution has been going on for many centuries. Many studies have gone on, researching and trying to understand on why women get involved with prostitution and the main effects it has on them. Present Research gives an overview of the major Socio- Economic and Psychological causes of prostitution in Punjab, Pakistan. It has also examines the social adjustment problems of prostitutes within the society and violence against female prostitutes carried out by male buyers and pimps. A sample of 10 respondents was selected for the case study from District Sahiwal, Punjab by using purposive sampling technique. Check List was designed and qualitative data was collected through face to face interview. In conclusion, the present research suggests some strategies to combat prostitution.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2014.v4n3p391

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Published

2014-05-02

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Anwar, H. N., & Safdar, R. (2014). Socio- Economic and Psychological Causes of Female Prostitution in Punjab (A Case Study of District Sahiwal). Journal of Educational and Social Research, 4(3), 391. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/jesr/article/view/2738

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