What Are The Main Social Problems In Pakistan?

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Liam Sheasby Profile
Liam Sheasby answered
There are many problems with society in Pakistan. The main and most recent issue is the finding of Osama Bin Laden in the country. Pakistan claim to have not known that he was hiding there, but this has not saved them from hostilities from other countries.
Although this is the case, Pakistan has many other social issues that precede this by many years. These issues are much more widespread and much deeper in the country.
They suffer from huge debt due to high military spending, a long war with India and the fact that their imports exceed their exports, means that they are losing money on a global scale.
There is an excessive population living off the land and this is ever rising which adds to the poverty in the country.
They have a poor education system where women are not educated and 62% of the population cannot read or write. Family planning is not taught so there is no birth control and an ever increasing population and there are no women in the workforce so productivity is low. Production levels are not what they should be for a country with such a large population, land mass and resources.
There is poverty in the country because other countries are not very willing to trade with Pakistan due to its uneducated population and workforce. Only 38 million people are in employment out of the 142 million that live in the country.
They have a dictatorship, and since 1999 there has been no parliament or constitution. This too makes other nations reluctant to trade with them. International support is always low for a country with a dictatorship.
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Anonymous answered
The main and only problem of Pakistan is political situation of this country. Our politicians aren't willing to change the situation or not doing anything for it they are here to just fill there accounts and they are busy in making there and there families life better they don't care about common people of this state.
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Anonymous answered
There  are many social problems   in pakistan  but the main social problem is  lack of education
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raja janjua answered
The main problem of our country is our attitude and aptitude of  the people .our people did not know about their rights and basic needs which is not provide by the state but our lay man did not know about these basic things . In our country most important thing is to aware the people about their rights and aware about phenomena when people know about their bad and good then our society can progress in good direction .so awareness bring a major change in our society people ask their leaders what they did for their improvement and ask about the authority which  they give the political leader . When people elect the competent people which govern their affairs with honesty problem will reduced gradually .so first of all start different level of Champaign their primary purpose to educate and aware the people how they improve their live standard and how they secure the future of their children when people know about that basic concepts then we can able to move forward so its all practical work which can do by every person  who want to get rid from these problems so we did not look to the others take a first step and participate.And when our yong generation know about these steps and aware the change will coming soon and it is a process of change. Always revolutions bring the full change it is the need of time.
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The main problem is illiteracy...there are many people in the lower class who are craving for education...however, only 2% of the youth of today is reaching university level of education...others who do not reach are the ones who either leave the country for personal benefits, never to return, and the rest are those who get into small time jobs in order to raise money for their poor families as they are their parents only assets and the families need money now rather than spend it, so these children are unable to study further...yes we all state this as a problem...but has any one looked forward to solving it? How about the educated youth of this country voluntarily support to educate the uneducated youth of the country?...give it a thought
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Anonymous answered
Main problems of Pakistan are corruption,illiteracy, poverty population, drug addiction, discrimination of sex, unemployment, power shortage, food shortage, the public can't reach to the ministers for the solution of their problems. Thus, now a days there are problems  everywhere in society. To solve all these problems 1st we have to improve ourself, when everyone improves himself by just thinking about the day of judgement.
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Katie Harry answered
Pakistan is a developing country and faces all social problems that developing countries face along with a lot of political instability that aggravates the problem further. Some of the social problems faced in Pakistan are briefly stated below:
  1. Illiteracy
  2. Unequal distribution of wealth (there is a very rich class and then a very poor class and the middle class is slowly diminishing)
  3. Women are not empowered and most families still feel it as an insult if a woman goes out to work and earn her bread; female child is less favored to go to school than the male child
  4. Overpopulation (poverty and lack of health knowledge and facilities)
  5. Chronic shortage of staple food (wheat)
  6. Inadequate health facilities especially for women
  7. Poor sanitation
  8. Child labor
  9. Domestic violence
  10. Practices like honor killings in some rural areas
baloch king Profile
baloch king answered
There are so many problems in Pakistan.There is only one thing that can help Pakistan in solving all the problems that is the self improvement of each and every Pakistani.All of us should be patriotic,honest,hardworking.Everyone should respect the laws of country and obey the laws.Only then we can change our Pakistan's condition.there is a famous saying "God does not change the condition of any country until the people of the country do not improve their selves."It is true in the case of Pakistan.
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We can categorize these problms into these. There are many many problms interrelated with each others . Every problems has a long list of issues related to it.
Political problems
economic problms
social problms
people must be aware to  there problms first  to resolve  these.

Literacy and respect of law must be there to look into the matter .
Habiba Khan Profile
Habiba Khan answered
We, the pakistani, we wall knows the above problems, as mentioned by my friends... But why we keep on telling the problems and not their solutions.Well, the root cause of all the social problems we are currently facing in pakistan , is that we are not aware of our rights and also of our duties, we are the victims of ignorance, and infact we r very much used to it... When we don't find any solution for any problem , we just ignore it... Thats the problems with us
uzair farooqi Profile
uzair farooqi answered
Our social problems are many but we cannot remove it . But we can reduced the root cause which is literacy,For literacy we need to concentrate on our education system.This can do it only in one day but we need a good leader.
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Yar is any 1help me in making assinment on th topic of "social problems in pakistan" I have 2 submit 2morow
I will up load that assignment  inshallah 4u ppl
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Since Pakistan is a developing nation, she has a lot of social issues some of which include:

- Child labor
- Poverty
- Illiteracy
- Terrorism
- Population growth
- Diseases
- Smuggling
- Drug abuse
- Prostitution
- Internal and international migration
- Deviant behavior
- Demographic transitions
- Discrimination of Sex

These are some of the main social problems of the country. For further details please click on this link.

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Anonymous
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1.democrasy in shape of dictator ship
2.unloyal leaders
3.capitalisim
4.discourage the rules of law from government representatives
5.drug mafia in own government
6.large numbers of political parties
7.inflation
8.justice
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Anonymous answered
The main problem of Pakistan is us who are always blaming others we don't consider and understand the problem, we just end up blaming politicians, terrorism, prostitutes, gays/lesbians,  Who are these people? They are Pakistanis. They have not come here from other places they are among us.
And another problem is we are not united , we are always ready to fight with each other , we don't wait ,not even stand in a line we are always in a hurry like this is the last moment of our life, we don't even clean our surrounding thats why there is so much frustration coz. Environment has great impact on our behavior, we don't consider this as the problem but I think our environment is really noisy  and ppl get frustrated  

to blame others is the problem of Pakistan.
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Anonymous
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Dear friend to some extent u r rite,..but dont u think so that these things developed among us through western culture???and the biggest contribution of media that help in developing these rubish among us????
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Cancerian Noor answered
The main hurdle that is coming in our way to development is that we have forgoten our moral values and the reason for which we fought for independence...!!!
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Pakistan has also the social problem of air pollution specially in Karachi and Lahore.
A law was set that the vehicles will be checked with help of fixed and mobile laboratories.
As Sindh Minister for Environment and Alternative Energy Shaikh Muhammad Afzal announced that defective vehicles were the main cause of noise and air pollution and EPA was implementing a three-year Vehicular Emission Control Programme (VECP) with the help of fixed and mobile laboratories. He said that under this programme it has been decided to establish four workshops two at Karachi and one each at Hyderabad and Sukkur to get the defective vehicles of the people repaired. Before this the EPA teams during random checks on roads issued red sticker to defective and green sticker to emission free vehicles. Tuesday, 17 November 2009 12:06.
But the law has not been enforced yet. It has been observed that very good laws are set but they are seldom enforced. I request to the higher authority with this platform that follow the high court order regarding old vehicles (model 1974 and before the 1974) has been band by court decision. In Lahore and peshawar this law has been enforced but in Karachi there is no law and order is being seen. So many  old buses and other vehicles can be seen on roads of Karachi. Even approximately 39462 auto rickshaws are continuously increasing the air pollution and noise pollution.
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Lake of quality eduction
  it is the main problem of pakistan that the old text as the result the student are away from new thing and uncreative
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Every thick and thin has a problem, wether it is developed country or under developed. Pakistan is an under develop country, and has covered with problems because of the lake of good governance, this time the   main problem is powerty, Litracy rate is very low, unimployment, Street crime, curruption is in every sector, child labour, street childrens, are   few among the problems.
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Ellie Hoe answered
Every developing country is facing some kind of social issue in one way or another. Similarly as Pakistan is a developing country, it is also facing lots of social issues like: Child labor, Poverty, Illiteracy, Terrorism, Population growth, Diseases, Smuggling, Drug abuse, Discrimination of Sex and many more. Pakistani government is trying to overcome these problems by forcing law and order. It is trying to give free education to remote places which helped a lot in decreasing child labor, illiterate and poverty rate.  Another great effort done by the government of Pakistan is passing of women ordinance in which women has given equal rights as men. In short Pakistan is facing lots of problems and is trying hard to overcome these issues.
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I think that the main prblm occurs when there will be no unity in people.. They have to togather to finish the problem from the tail..... We choose leader , we choose law .. Bt y we always say against them ,we have to decide fisrt ,we have to survey first then we have to choose or leader..thxx
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Pakistan a gifted peice to150m humans.Being a yong nation we r facing multiprong Social Problems.Some key issues r as under:

  A:   Unequovocal education system
  B:   Uncertain Law & Order
  C:   High Ratio  
  D:   Lack of Technical Education
  E:   Gender  Unequality
  F:    Unemployment
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khuram shahzad answered
Main social problem in pakistan is that the basic need of life are  not in the apperoche  of a common man example food iteam .docter ... And the most important thing is that the leader of our country at any level are not sencerer to there people ....
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Anonymous answered
Main problem is lack of common sense..... No one is sincere with one self. Sincerity with oneself can make any one sincere to his country.
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In pakistan our political leaders are himself social problem. We are seeing the most social people as leader, we have social of leadership, which result of increase in social problems.
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The most important problem of Pakistan is we don't have right path.
And for defining of right path we need a leader, who must be courageous, sincere and educated. There is no lacking of spirit in Pakistanis. The only problem is to utilize these energies.
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Slam
we know in Pakistan the first major problem is political situation,
secondly the functionalism problem too involve in progress, and
third is the illiteracy,
and fourth is rural development...
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Lack of money causes these problems: Unemploymentincrease in illiteracyno control over crimes.this causes:drug abuseBut..... the biggest problem is that the rich r too rich and da poor r too poor!!!
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I'll have to agree with the political leadership issue. We need educated, strong leaders for our country. Not corrupt people who just fill up their own pockets and never do anything for the country. I think Musharraf was a good president. I would vote for him if he stood up for elections. Also, gender discrimination is an issue. Not just in society but also within families by our own parents! Women make up 49% of population. I think they should contribute and be given jobs otherwise the economy will keep suffering!
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The main social problem of pakistan is that she has no leadership.As the circumstances of whole country revolves around the leader so ...
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I think social problem in pakistan thats terrorism pakistan must take action about these-issues and pakistan government must fight against terrorism

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