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What is Women Empowerment?

Women’s empowerment has five components: 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 power to control their own lives, both within and outside the home; and their ability to influence the direction of social change to create a more just, social and economic order, nationally and internationally.
In this context, education, training, awareness raising, building self-confidence, expansion of choices, increased access to and control over resources, and actions to transform the structures and institutions that reinforce and perpetuate gender discrimination and inequality are important tools for empowering women and girls to claim their rights.

 

WEF Vision:


To educate and empower women and girls to be self-reliant, confident, and aware of their rights to succeed and fulfill their dreams.

 

WEF Mission:


Our mission is to assist women in difficult situations by giving them a network of resources that includes legal, financial and immigration guidance/counseling.  We are also passionate about providing preventative training and professional growth opportunities that will empower women to be self-confident and self-reliant in the long run, so they never will have to face abuse or alienation again.