disempowerment


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disempowerment

The forcible denial by one or more persons in a position of power over the rights and choices of another person or group.

Examples
Withholding from a patient relevant information and/or excluding that person from decision-making about emotional, physical, intellectual, social, economic or cultural aspects of his/her own life.
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Continued disempowerment and denial of their fundamental rights is a major reason for aggravating the stability and security issues in tribal areas, he said.
The speaker will illustrate with references to a manuscript he is completing about a father and son, the father reversing his repetitive disempowerment as a child and teenager and becoming swept into a drive to power, projecting his disempowerment on his son, crushing him.
Hawthorn concludes that critics have underestimated the extent to which reader's or viewer's sense of disempowerment adds meaning to the experience of fiction and film and may encourage acceptance or criticism of spying and surveillance in the real world.
FWBL believes that its prime objective is to financially empower women and would not like their disempowerment by giving loans which is beyond their capacity to repay.
Francis wants to reverse the disempowerment of national bishops' conferences begun by Pope John Paul II and then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger 30 years ago.
I argue that although the Siang and other indigenous "Dayak" peoples have long been a part of international trade networks, their relationship with foreign markets has fundamentally changed in the era of global ncoliberalism, resulting in dispossession and disempowerment, and rendering the Siang to the position of subalterns.
The disempowerment of women was the devil's idea--and God's true plan for women is very different.
The author stresses that missionaries and missiologists should confront the secularisation and demissionising of scripture to address a long-lasting issue: the disempowerment of mission in scripture that leads to the disempowerment of mission in practice in general.
Big money creates a sense of popular disempowerment.
Gartlan suggested the feminisation of nursing had upheld female stereotypes and contributed to nursing's disempowerment.
We cannot however allow a lack of transparency or a determination to hang onto the present market, or a disempowerment of people, to keep us from doing it.
She said that if at all the chief minister was not informed about the decision it indicates a continuous disempowerment of J& K.