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Housewife

A woman who stays home while her husband works to earn a living. Housewives generally are responsible for cooking, cleaning and child-rearing. For that reason, they form a strong demographic for products related to these activities. Housewives are less common today as women have gradually entered the workforce and more households have two breadwinners. See also: Housewife time.
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We are scared to come out of our homes in fear that they might attack us", a frightened house wife said.
Banning the entry of taxis in parking area has created a lot of problem for ladies like me as we come here with our children and it is not easy to lift the heavy bags packed with items of daily use by us and our children to carry them to wagon terminal, said Aamna Bibi, a house wife.
2 children have caught cold and one is suffering from fever being struck by biting cold, said Maheen, a house wife.
Rehana Asad, a house wife said that in the morning when her children and husband are in a hurry to leave for their destination, the loadshedding disturbs their routine.
A house wife, Asifa said her husband used to bring chicken meat thrice a week but now he cannot afford chicken meat within limited income.
The gas pressure is recorded almost zero early in the morning and evening due to which we have to go for hotels and tandoors to get cooked food and bread which is quite expensive and it is difficult for poor people to obtain food, house wife Shehnaz Saleem claimed on Saturday.
A house wife, Amina said her husband used to bring chicken meat thrice a week but now he cannot afford chicken meat within limited income.
The concerned authorities should chalk out a mechanism to control prices of kitchen items especially chicken and eggs which are essential for a sound health, Sadia Sajjad, a house wife suggested.
Normally, the civic authority remove such overgrowth, but so far no steps have been taken this time , Shamim Agha, a house wife said.
Our daily routine has also been badly affected due to the low pressure of gas especially at early morning hours and in the evening when the pressure is reduced to zero and it becomes too difficult for the people to cook," said Shazia Khan, a house wife.
Now a decent shoe costs more than RS 1500, which is too much, quipped a house wife.
A house wife Fariha Majeed said it never happened in the past that the prices of eatables shoot up to this extent.