Women Empowerment: A Key Factor to Sustainable Development in Global Context

  • A . Jonah Elisa Shiny
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  • A . Jonah Elisa Shiny

    Lawyer in India.

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Women empowerment is a procuring term to make women create their own dwelling, their participation in all areas and sectors to build stronger economies and survival with dignity to improve their quality of life and bring gender equality. Empowerment means moving from enforced powerlessness to a position of power. Empowerment is the expansion of freedom of choice and action. Education is an essential means of empowering women with the knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to fully participate in the development process. Sustainable development is only possible when women and men enjoy equal opportunities to reach their potential. This paper carries the concept of empowerment and gives an overview on the role of women’s empowerment in the context of the sustainable development Agenda, clarifies concepts relating to empowerment and sustainable development and examines the means of implementing, financing and monitoring the activities related to the concept of sustainable development. It then discusses the concept of sustainable development and its goals to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. This research paper merges the concept of empowering women and sustainable development, mainly enumerating the concept of empowering women in the context of the 2030 Agenda. This research paper concludes by providing further steps of improvement and suggestions for empowering women to contribute to the health and productivity of whole families and communities and to improve prospects for the next generation, and to prove women are neither superior nor inferior to men -both are equal, so they deserve equal opportunity and distribution of resource.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 1, Page 1722 - 1728

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112726

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