A study was conducted by P@SHA to document the role of women in the IT industry of Pakistan. The aim was to get a clearer insight into the participation levels of women in the IT industry, to gauge how these levels as well as retention may be impacted by HR policies and benefits offered by companies and to understand the levels of satisfaction with regard to benefits and opportunities available for career advancement.

The study was based on two parallel surveys that targeted the HR departments at one level and simultaneously approached individual women at the other level, in over 400 P@SHA companies. The analysis was derived from the responses received from 49 companies and 124 individuals.