Studying the Criminal Behavior of Female in Pakistan

By Naveed Sultana.

Published by The Social Sciences Collection

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Human criminal behavior is not inherited rather it is acquired. Some social, economic, political and psychological factors may cause to involve the female in different types of crimes. For exploring the ground realities regarding the female criminal behaviour this study was focused. The population of this study was female prisoners. The objectives of the study were: (1) to comprehend the female criminal behavior through the reviewing of existing literature and researches. (2) To examine the extent and types of crimes committed by female prisoners. (3) To find out the forces and factors pushing the females into crimes. (4) To recommend measures to eliminate the causes of violence against women. The researcher collected data through structured interview from prisoners of Central Jail Rawalpindi. For analyzing the data percentage (%) was used. It was found that common crimes in female criminals were robbery, attempt to murder and murder, prostitution, use of alcohol and narcotics and smuggling. Overall this study recommends for establishing a balanced social setup to secure the women’s rights.

Keywords: Behaviour, Criminal Behaviour, Female Criminal Behaviour

International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp.41-56. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 645.597KB).

Dr. Naveed Sultana

Assistant Professor, Elementary Teacher Education, Faculty Of Education, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan

I am working as Assistant professor in Teacher education field in open learning system and coordinating different teacher education courses from elementary to M.phil level. My feilds of interest are teaching skills, educational psychology and curriculum planning.I have been working in teacher education field since 1998.I am Ph.D in Teacher Education,M.phil in Distance Education, Ms.c education and Master in Urdu langage.I am also supervising many theses of Master and M.Phil levels of my own institution and other teacher training institutions/unversities. I am also resource person of Higher Education Commision Pakistan for training development course of fculty at unversity level and also developed three modules on teaching skills, educational psychology and curriculum planning for HEC for staff development training. I have also got different training related to my field.


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