Does the Factor of Religion Affect Women Leadership? A Case Study of Lower Dir, Pakistan


  • Ahmad Hassan Khattak Department of Islamic Studies, Hitec University, Taxila, Pakistan.
  • Azizullah Jan Department of Sociology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • H. Mohsin Zia Qazi Department of Islamic Studies, Aabroo-e-Millat School System, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
  • Ihsan Ullah Khan Department of Sociology, FATA University, FR Kohat, Pakistan.



Women in Politics, Women Empowerment, Women Leadership, Religion & Politics


Political support is one of the significant factors of strengthening and makes mindfulness among females about their privileges in the general public. The current investigation was conducted on the religious factor, affecting the women leadership and active participation in politics in district Dir Lower, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The sample size for the information assortment was 130 respondents through used the standard contrived by Sakaran. After assortment, the information was prepared through SPSS and organized just as introduced in rates and frequencies for better understanding. A Chi-square test was utilized for estimating the relationship between autonomous variables and ward factors. The investigation recommended that adjustment in female proper education can move about better mindfulness and fearlessness. The examination additionally suggests the noteworthy contribution of government and non-government organizations for initiating women bunches, just as expanding women mindfulness level, political cooperation mindfulness, and learning abilities. The examination recommended that a women head can all the more likely engage women later on, just as a female competitor, can more readily tackle their issues when contrasted with a male.


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Khattak, A. H., Jan, A., Qazi, H. M. Z., & Khan, I. U. (2020). Does the Factor of Religion Affect Women Leadership? A Case Study of Lower Dir, Pakistan. Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ), 4(1), 130–139.

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