Psychology of Gender
Attitude towards Women among Students of Pakistan and Immigrant Students in UK: A Cross Cultural Study
MS/M.Phil. Clinical & Counseling Psychology (2009-2011)
Supervisor: Dr. Ruhi Khalid
The purpose of the current study was to compare attitude of British immigrant students and Pakistani students towards women. The purpose was to test the hypothesis that female students would have more positive attitudes towards women than male students. Through purposive sampling, a sample of 80 (40 males and 40 females) first generation Pakistani immigrants was approached in United Kingdom, and another sample of 80 (40 males and 40 females) Pakistani residents was approached in Pakistan. Participants’ age ranged from 20-25 years. Attitude towards Women Scale was used for data collection. Independent sample t-test was applied to compare the two groups. Results showed that British immigrant students and female student have more positive attitudes towards women than Pakistani students and male students.