Gender-Based Violence Past Papers


Subject: Gender-Based Violence

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the correct option, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (10)

1. When was Child Marriage and Child Marriage Restraint Act passed?
a) 1929 b) 1942
c) 1958
2. Do forced marriages come under Gender Based Violence umbrella or not?
a) Yes b) No
c) Partially

3. What was introduced to alleviate the grievances against Hudood Ordinance?
a) Declaration of Human Rights b) Women Protection Bill
c) Prevention of Anti Women Practices
4. Exchange and Resource is commonly used for theoretical explanation of:
a) Gender Based Violence b) Domestic economic issues
c) Gender pay gap
5. Who is the current Minister for Human rights?
a) Murad Ras b) Dr. Shireen Mazari
c) Mehdi Hasan
6. Where is the head quarter of Amnesty International located?
a) New York b) Washington D.C.
c) London
7. When was Aurat Foundation formed?
a) 1986 b) 1996
c) 1990
8. The Declaration of Human Rights was adopted as a resolution by:
a) UN b) OIC
9. Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act was passed in:
a) 2010 b) 2017
c) 2009
10. Gender based Violence has a significant impact on psychological well-being of the whole family.
a) True b) False
c) Maybe


Subject: Gender Based Violence

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50


Part-II Give short details of each of them, each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: What are the main features of Anti Women Practices Act 20117

Q#2: Name a few notable national and international organizations working for GBV?

Q#3: Women Protection Bill was a milestone for women emancipation movement in Pakistan? Briefly agree or disagree with valid points.

Q#4: Are there any psychological effects on children who witness GBV? If yes, how does it affect them in long term?


Part-III Give brief answers, each answer carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: What is gender based violence, its different types and the contributing factors? Explain in detail.

Q#2: What are the theoretical explanations of gender based violence? Shed light in regard to social learning theory, exchange and resource theory and feminist theory?

Q#3: Which legislations have been introduced in Pakistan regarding Gender Based Violence? Do you think they have played any significant part in lessening this evil in our society?

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