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empowerment

 [em-pow´er-ment]
the gaining by individuals or groups of the capability to fully participate in decision-making processes in an equitable and fair fashion.

empowerment

An external process which builds a person’s self-esteem and confidence in his/her ability to make good decisions, to control his/her own life and to achieve autonomy.

empowerment

1. Investing power in another person or group by sharing leadership roles, or helping others to engage fully in a process.
2. Participating actively and autonomously in policies or events that affect one's health or well-being.
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By the MoU, the Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Ministry gained $527 000 from BAT for the supplying of technical, financial and infrastructural help to Chaminuka Vocational Training Centre in Mashonaland Central.
In addition to an impactful ManPower line-up, MegaFest announced additions to the Empowerment Sessions, including an interactive MegaChef Celebrity Cook Off, featuring a few local favorites -- Kevin Curry, founder of Fit Men Cook, Chandi Dugal, caterer, and Sharon Van Meter of 3015 at Trinity Groves.
However, the process of developing a culture of empowerment and self-development will include:
To find out the difference between women empowerment and social freedom of women in Kashmir, the study was conducted on 120 women teachers and students in two southern districts-Shopian and Kulgam in occupied Kashmir.
The UN official hailed the continuous support of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said for women's empowerment.
Bowen and Lawler caution against a one-size-fits-all strategy and suggest that organizations examine their business strategy, pattern of relationship to the customer, technology, business environment and fundamental management philosophy in deciding whether employee empowerment is a good fit.
Empowerment encompasses several mutually reinforcing components being with and is supported by economic independence, which implies access to and control of production resources.
Using in-depth interviews, we asked what women empowerment means to our microfinance clients.
Jagdish hold that women empowerment calls for sensitizing their men folk first through micro level interventions.
Ninth and Tenth Plans also emphasized on empowerment of women.
In the workplace the notion of empowerment emerged in the late 1980s and lately it has received increased attention from the academic and business society.
Borrowing from the legacy of feminist and multicultural theories, various counseling fields have applied portions of empowerment theory to their work with oppressed clients.

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