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Health Promot Perspect. 2013;3(1): 31-35.
doi: 10.5681/hpp.2013.004
PMID: 24688950
PMCID: PMC3963690
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Pathways of Women Prisoners to Jail in Pakistan

Adeela Khalid, Nashi Khan*

Abstract

Background: The present study aimed to examine pathways to imprison¬ment for women in Pakis¬tan. It was hypothesized that early life victimiza¬tion in women, problematic family relationship and eco-nomical depriva¬tion would be significantly associated with criminal activities of women prisoners. Method: To identify the pathways to prison, structured interview was de¬vised by the researchers. Sample comprised of 114 women pris-oners en¬listed from KotLakhpat jail, Lahore, Pakistan. Re¬sults: Poverty, revenge, anger and lack of empowerment were signifi¬cantly associated with crimi¬nal activities of women offender. Conclusion: The umbrella of rehabilitation should also cover social and legal matters of women of¬fenders along with tackling their psy-chological issues.
Keywords: Pathways, Women offenders, Prison, Pakistan
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Submitted: 30 Oct 2012
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