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Psycho-Emotional and Economic Resilience: A Case Study of the Widows of the Christian Male Victims of Suicide Attacks on Roman Catholic and Christ Churches in Youhanabad, Lahore

Version 1 : Received: 16 November 2021 / Approved: 18 November 2021 / Online: 18 November 2021 (17:08:39 CET)

How to cite: Aslam, T. Psycho-Emotional and Economic Resilience: A Case Study of the Widows of the Christian Male Victims of Suicide Attacks on Roman Catholic and Christ Churches in Youhanabad, Lahore. Preprints 2021, 2021110335 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202111.0335.v1). Aslam, T. Psycho-Emotional and Economic Resilience: A Case Study of the Widows of the Christian Male Victims of Suicide Attacks on Roman Catholic and Christ Churches in Youhanabad, Lahore. Preprints 2021, 2021110335 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202111.0335.v1).

Abstract

Aim of this study was to examine the psycho-emotional and economic resilience of the widows of the Christians male victims of the suicide attacks on Roman Catholic and Christ churches in Youhanabad Lahore. A qualitative case study was conducted of the widows of to understand how they recovered from the loss. The study exuded that how the widows recovered from the loss of their husband’s with the help of their in-laws. Second, how widows met their economic needs by doing menial jobs, and with the help of aid provided by in-laws. Third, the help provided by the Churches. Living in a society with a Muslim concentration also affects the widows into Forced religion conversion. Furthermore, due to lesser check and balance on male orphans, they also get involved in various criminals’ activities to support their families. The conclusion was the factors helped the widows overcome the psycho-emotional loss and recover economically.

Keywords

Christian Community; Church Attacks; Minority Victimization; Forced Religion Conversion; Violent Extremism.

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