Studying the Impact of Composition of Personal Empowerment on Beneficiaries of Microcredit

  • Sana Fayyaz National College of Business Administration and Economics, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
  • Taseer Salahuddin National College of Business Administration and Economics, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
  • Ismat Nasim Government Sadiq College Women University, Bahawalpur.
  • Alia Ahmed National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E), Lahore, Pakistan
Keywords: Dimensions of Personal Empowerment, Economic Decision Making, Freedom of Movement, Socail Awareness, Polictical Awareness, Cultural Awareness, Women, Quality of Life

Abstract

The current study aimed to study the impact of dimensions of personal empowerment and microcredit upon the worth of life of women borrowers. This research originated to unlock the potential of a dimension of personal empowerment by way of social political and cultural awareness that has a significant role in improving the quality of life of women. While its dimension of freedom of movement found insignificant due to the prevailed strict patriarchal system, whereas substantial outcomes in respect of contrary to economic decision making illustrated the rigid socio-cultural norms of Pakistan. Therefore, for the sake of strengthening the business purpose, it is necessary that stepping the freedom of movement that leads to the quality of life of women.

Author Biographies

Sana Fayyaz, National College of Business Administration and Economics, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

Assistant Professor

Taseer Salahuddin, National College of Business Administration and Economics, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

Director Research /Assistant Professor

Ismat Nasim, Government Sadiq College Women University, Bahawalpur.

Lecturer, Department of Economics

Alia Ahmed, National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E), Lahore, Pakistan

Dean Business School

Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Fayyaz, S., Salahuddin, T., Nasim, I., & Ahmed, A. (2018). Studying the Impact of Composition of Personal Empowerment on Beneficiaries of Microcredit. Pakistan Journal of Economic Studies, 1(2), 153-164. Retrieved from https://journals.iub.edu.pk/index.php/pjes/article/view/333