Dr. Almas Kiyani, Muhammad Asif Chuadhry
Abstract: The Women Protection Bill was enacted on Nov 15 2006; shortly it was introduced before the National Assembly of Pakistan for debate. This bill aims to achieve the single objective: to make one of the most controversial and misused Hudood Ordinance to lose its teeth. This research was conducted to study the social and religious context of the Women Protection Bill 2006 in the light of the views of teachers in higher education, and how this bill is effective for the future endeavors of females in higher education; either they are students or teachers. The one of the major objective of the study was to effect of social and religious context of women protection bill, on their higher education. Educational implication of the existing (amended) bill has been given by the teacher, teaching at university level. Therefore, it was concluded that the proper orientation of the bill need to be given to teachers and students at university level, and our student needed to be trained, in order to make them familiar with their social, legal and religious rights. The population of the study was drawn from 5 public sector universities, 50 senior, male and female teachers of these universities (10 teachers from each). 25 male and 25 female from these 5public sector universities of Pakistan, constituted the sample of the study. With the above mentioned sample, the study was conducted by using interviews guide as research tool and was analyzed through in-depth analysis. The study is significant in many ways in social and religious context of women.
Keywords: Women Rights, Social, Religious, Women Protection, Bill 2006, Education