Sociological Analysis of Suicide among Female: A Study of Nangarparkar, District Tharparker, Sindh

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  • Shabana Tunio Department of Sociology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6107-284X
  • Ghazala Shoukat Department of Sociology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Aurangzeb Khan Department of Social Work, Women University Swabi, Swabi, Pakistan.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47264/idea.lassij/3.2.13

Abstract

This research examines the increasing trend of committing suicide in Nangarparkar and its causes. Explanatory research is conducted to find out the causes and trends of increasing suicide rate among female of Taluka Nangarparkar, District Tharparkar, Sindh. Data is collected from twenty respondents which were selected by a purposive sampling method.  Data is analyzed in SPSS version 24 and presented in tables and pie charts. The study found that majority of those who committed suicide was between the age group 15-25 years and were mostly  illiterate .Marital status shows no significant difference. Majority of female were housewives who committed or attempted suicide. Head of the family was the father. Basic needs were not satisfied and had normal relations with family. 50% of respondents were not free with their family members and their nature was emotional. 55% female committed suicide due to domestic violence. Hanging and poisoning were common methods of committing suicide.

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Published

2020-09-20

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Tunio, S., Shoukat, G., & Khan, M. A. (2020). Sociological Analysis of Suicide among Female: A Study of Nangarparkar, District Tharparker, Sindh. Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ), 3(2), 106–114. https://doi.org/10.47264/idea.lassij/3.2.13

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Research Articles | Original Articles | Original Research

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