International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Is Women Employment Blessing or Otherwise? A Price worth Paying: An Islamic Perspective
Muhammad Azeem, Dr. Mohammad Ramzan, Tahir Akbar

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore/seeks the role of women and men preferences over each other especially in the business environment and society in Pakistan. Design/Methodology/approach This study based on theoretical perspective of critical review of literature from the verses of the Quran and Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.M), historical and socio-cultural contexts within which the concept was introduced and transformed accordingly. It then argues that allusion of role of women and man preference over each other in the environment of business and society. Findings The finding of this study address that men and women are not performing their roles as God has defined. Better understanding of each other will improve and better generation will come who will serve the community. They can help each other and minimize conflicts and reduce inequality between them. Economic responsibility is solely on the shoulder on man, whereas woman has to care of the family. In exceptional cases woman can take part in business and employment activities but abide by the prescribed rules for them. Originality/Value In the context of male and female roles preference over each other in the environment of business and society not enriched literature. The view point of feminist about the gender in equality does not exist, due to this female always constantly suffering in the workplace. This study provides the new horizons through theoretical insight of an historical, socio-cultural and Islamic perspective of female and male contribution in organization and society.

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