International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Business Administration | Pakistan | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017

Female Human Capital: Key to Economic Development of Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Saima Tabassum Siddiqui

Abstract: Women are half of the worlds human capital but it is one of the most underutilized human resources. Better utilization of Womens potential might increment economic growth, decrease poverty, improve social well-being, and guarantee sustainable development and economic growth in the world. Increasing female labour force and using their full potential and skills contribute in organizational and economic development. However, in Pakistan only 22 percent women are in the labour force. Majority of the womens potential is ignored or untapped. Therefore, this article discusses significance of developing female human capital in Pakistan and its relationship with economic development and presents recommendations for improving female labor force rate in Pakistan.

Keywords: Female human capital, economic development, sustainable development, human resource, womens potential, China Pakistan Economic Corridor CPEC, Gross National Product GNP, Gross Domestic Product GDP

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,

Pages: 1920 - 1925

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