Socioeconomic issues faced by eunuchs living in Jamshoro: A Sociological Analysis

Authors

  • Hassan Bakhsh Noonari Assistant Professor, College Education Department, Government of Sindh. Author
  • Shayan Qayoom Siddiqui Lecturer, Social Sciences, SZABIST, Hyderabad. Author
  • Dr. Muhammad Munir Ahmedani Associate Professor, College Education Department, Government of Sindh. Author

Keywords:

Socioeconomic, begging, economic opportunities

Abstract

This study is about socio e economic issues of eunuchs. There are several economic and social issues faced by eunuchs such as lack of ethical economic opportunities and lack of education. Majority of eunuchs are forced to earn through unethical works such as prostitution or sex work, dance at functions and begging. Due to lack of income generating opportunities, social class of eunuchs is low and there is no social and cultural acceptance for eunuchs in society. This study is quantitative study and primary method of research was used and this study is descriptive in nature. Researcher used structured interview using closed ended questions to collect data and questionnaire was translated in native language of respondent. Chi square test of independence was used to analyze the data and hypotheses were tested using SPSS version 20.

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10275827

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Published

2022-06-30

How to Cite

Socioeconomic issues faced by eunuchs living in Jamshoro: A Sociological Analysis. (2022). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 3(2), 204-209. https://irjmss.com/index.php/irjmss/article/view/82

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