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Empowerment is a multi-dimensional social process that helps people gain control over their own lives. It is multi-dimensional since it is not an outcome of any one factor. It can be examined from a variety of perspectives ranging from sociological, psychological and financial to political. It is a process that fosters power in people, especially the marginalized for use in their own lives, their communities, and in their society by acting on issues that they define as important. The present book attempts to examine the phenomenon of women empowerment at the global level. It brings together a collection of 17 articles from the developing world. Scholars from countries like Kenya, Malaysia, Brazil, Mexico, India, Latvia, Portugal, Palestine and Bangladesh analyze the condition of women from different perspectives, emphasizing on the inhibitors or facilitators of women empowerment. The book is divided into three parts. Part one deals with accounts of women empowerment in different parts of the world. Part two examines the barriers and the role they play in hindering the process of women empowerment. Violence emerges as a very strong theme which has led to decline in the confidence level of women and their participation in public life is also curtailed therein. Part three of the book focuses on the role of facilitators in bringing women forward and liberating them through technology. The book would be of interest to practitioners of social sciences.
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Title Women Empowerment: The Global Scenario Table of Content About the Author, Preface, Conceptualizing Empowerment, Empowering Women–Understanding Gender Inequality in Different Perspectives, Labor and Peasant Women Education for Development of Communities in Ceará, Brazil, Female Empowerment and The Habitable Space: Details, Refinement of Elements and Aesthetics of The Everyday, Women’s Political Empowerment in India: Issues and Challenges, Women Trafficking and Vulnerability, Violence Against Women in India: Issues and Concern, Cultural Barriers to Women Empowerment in the Digital Era, Women, Violence & Vulnerability, Violence Against Women in Scheduled Caste Families of Rural Punjab: Factors Analysis, Capacity Building Strategies to Prevent and Combating Violence Against Women: The Experience of Portugal, Women in Science Education: Science and Technology Career, Women’s Involvement in Community Participation in Urban Planning in Palestine, Information Communication Technologies for Women Development, Technological Intervention and Rural Women: Empowering India, Agricultural Risk Management Capacity of The Rural Women Borrowers Under Microcredit Program of BRAC: Bangladesh Perspective, Globalization, Entrepreneurship and State’s Policies: The Gender Arrangement, Subject Index Page No. 296 Author's Name Rashmi Jain Publisher Studium Press India Pvt LTD Year Of Publication 2017 ISBN 10 No ISBN 13 978-93-85046-01-8 About The Book No Binding type No Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 9.4 Book size width 6.2 Edition 1st
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