Overview on Pakistan’s Social Impacts While Exploring Ways under Social Planning to Overcome Post Covid-19 Crisis

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Shazia Sharafat
Shagufta Nasreen
Rukhsana

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This is an overview on current pandemic situation which has brought many challenges in the society around the globe, but this paper mainly discussed Pakistan’s social impacts on various social vulnerabilities including food insecurity, poverty, youth unemployment, healthcare services and gender inequalities. It is also a truth that under Sustainable Development Goals (2030) we were moving upward or into the development phase; but after and during the pandemic their growth declined and faced massive challenges to survive during Covid-19. However, government initiatives have been taken for the rehabilitation of masses through providing emergency support under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Transfer Program, Benazir Mazdoor Card, Mazdoor Ka Ehsaas, Sehat Sahulat Cards and many others to extend financial support to needy ones. This study has tried to apply various approaches to cope up with the crisis occurred during pandemic. So this study has explored different approaches belonging to World Bank adopted frameworks, International Development Agency (IDA) approach of citizen chartered programs around developing states, and social economic organizations which work in collaboration with community based organizations, government owned entities, private sector, and with multi state actors, who have worked for resilience of the economy. The aim of this study is to consider these topics for future planning of development in the country and to ensure the betterment of our future.

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Sharafat, S., Nasreen, S. ., & Rukhsana. (2022). Overview on Pakistan’s Social Impacts While Exploring Ways under Social Planning to Overcome Post Covid-19 Crisis. Journal of Research in Social Sciences, 10(2), 18–30. https://doi.org/10.52015/jrss.10i2.186
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Shazia Sharafat, Teaching Associate, Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies (CEWS), University of Karachi

Teaching Associate, Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies (CEWS), University of Karachi

Shagufta Nasreen, Assistant Professor, Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies (CEWS), University of Karachi

Assistant Professor, Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies (CEWS), University of Karachi

Rukhsana, Teaching Associate, Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies (CEWS), University of Karachi.

Teaching Associate, Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies (CEWS), University of Karachi.