Socio-Culture Factors Responsible for Crimes Committed by Females of Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Asma Zafar, Muhammad Asim, Nazia Malik, Muhammad Iqbal Zafar

Abstract


The present study was designed to determine the socio-cultural factors responsible for crimes committed by females. The data was collected from Adiala Jail situated in Rawalpindi district by interviewing a sample of 100 female respondents. The data was collected by a well designed interview schedule and by using statistical techniques. As per research achievements of the project, it was concluded that 51% of female offenders were predominantly from rural areas which denotes poor education and income condition of the people. Majority i.e. 87% of the females were not affected by any circumstances like any psychological change due to imprisonment. Significant association between income and socio-cultural factors responsible for crimes conducted by females was noted.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2013.2n1p373


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