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RISING INFLATION AND WOMEN ADOPTION OF DOMESTIC WORK

Keywords: Inflation , maids , domestic work , migration , education.

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This paper deals with the research findings of the women working in the informal sector as domestic servants. Rising inflation in the country has led many rural families to migrate from rural to urban areas in search of better jobs and living standard. Migration from rural to urban areas had played an important role in women adoption of domestic profession. Maids opt for this profession as it requiresless time and comes with a lot of incentives. They were earning quite well than other women working in informal sectors. Their relation with spouse had improved; they were educating their children in a hope of their better future. The data presented inthis paper is collected in Moran Nangyal, Islamabad, Pakistan by using qualitative anthropological research techniques.

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