The Effect Of Work From Home On The Family Life Of Married Women During COVID-19: A Case Study Of Government College University Lahore

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Noor-Ul-Sehar and Ayesha Farooq


This study focuses on the impact of work from home on family life of married women. Since the pandemic hit the world, it has changed the living and work patterns of the people. Covid-19 has affected women in several ways due to the changed working arrangement. A survey was conducted to see the impact of working from home on the family life of married women. For this purpose, convenience sampling was used, and respondents of the present study were married women in the faculty and admin staff of the Government College University, Lahore. Findings revealed mixed feelings; the respondents mentioned increased domestic work and disturbance that working from home caused in their lives during Covid-19. On the other hand, bonding with their family became stronger, due to working from home and the benefits of increased family integration and togetherness. The findings of this study show that increased domestic work and work-family conflict were the factors associated with stress while working from home.

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