Hurdles to Women's Participation in Sports Activities in Urban and Rural Communities in Pakistan: An Investigation

Authors

  • Dr. Mehwish Manzoor Lecturer, Department Physical Education & Sports Science, Government College university Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Saira Yaqoob PhD Scholar, Department Physical education & Sports Science, Gomal university D.I.Khan, KP, Pakistan
  • Tehzin Aslam Lecturer, Physical Education, Government Associate College for Women Jandanwala, Punjab Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-I)01

Keywords:

Hurdles, Rural Society, Sports Activities, Urban Society, Women

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to Investigate the hurdles to Women's Participation in Sports Activities in Urban and Rural Communities in Pakistan. Today, the role of women in social activities in Pakistan society is more important than ever. Despite the increasing presence of women in the social arena, their participation and attendance in sports activities are limited. The data of this study were collected using a questionnaire on hurdles to women's participation in sports activities. Findings indicated that the two groups of urban and rural women reported similar priorities, with the highest priority being related to economic and personal Hurdles. The lowest priorities were related to family, cultural Hurdles. With extensive and targeted advertising, a variety of mass entertainment programs of sports activities can be assigned to the adult age categories. Such interventions will lead to better welfare and quality of life for women in urban and rural communities.

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Published

2024-01-01

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Manzoor, M., Yaqoob, S., & Aslam, T. (2024). Hurdles to Women’s Participation in Sports Activities in Urban and Rural Communities in Pakistan: An Investigation. Annals of Human and Social Sciences, 5(1), 01–10. https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-I)01