Politicization of Women in 20th Century: A Study within Colonial Constitutional Framework

  • Samina Yasmeen The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Dr. Aftab Gillani The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Anwar Farooq The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Sohail Ashraf The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Shahid Hameed The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Abstract

In society women serve as the foundation of social structure. Historically women have provided the critical links in structuring social and political organization. The role and status of Muslim women surfaced at the end of the nineteenth century as part of the large anti-colonialist movements. The role and status of the women are not isolated social phenomena and women’s struggle does not take place in a vacuum. Both are determined enhanced or impeded, by the social, political and economic development of the people’s history. If the present Islamization, campaign in Pakistan seeks to curtail women’s rights and if in resistance a women’s movement has been formed, both are the result of ongoing process and have to views as such. Research paper in hand encompasses the struggle of women to felicitate their constitutional rights, which unfortunately were not recognized and realized by the “colonial elite”.

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Published
2017-08-03
How to Cite
YASMEEN, Samina et al. Politicization of Women in 20th Century: A Study within Colonial Constitutional Framework. International Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 3, p. 161-168, aug. 2017. ISSN 2521-0041. Available at: <http://ijsshe.com/index.php/ijsshe/article/view/11>. Date accessed: 10 dec. 2017.
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