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The empowered woman - Warrior Woman!

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What is women's empowerment?

Women's empowerment has five components:

A women's sense of self-worth;

Their right to have and to determine choices;

Their right to have access to opportunities and resources;

Their right to have the power to control their own lives, both within and outside the home;

Their ability to influence the direction of social change to create a more just social and economic order, nationally and internationally. (UN’s definition of women’s empowerment)

How do we become more empowered? Become self-aware. Forgive yourself if need be and accept who you are. Know yourself and be very comfortable in your own skin! That way, nobody will have power over you! Know that you are worthy and have a right to be here or there, to ask for what is needed, and to be heard. Don't believe the lie that you can't, are not worthy, or that you are incapable as a person, or a woman! It's just not true. Educate yourself, both formally (if within your means) and inf…