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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth


Empowerment is the degree of autonomy and self-determination in people and in communities. This enables them to represent their interests in a responsible and self-determined way, acting on their own authority. It is the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights. Empowerment as action refers both to the process of self-empowerment and to professional support of people, which enables them to overcome their sense of powerlessness and lack of influence, and to recognize and use their resources.

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Organizations relating to Empowerment

European Network on Patient Empowerment / Copenhagen, Denmark
Christian Institute for the Study of Religion and Society / Bangalore, India / Est. 1957
The Asfari Foundation / London, UK / Est. 2006
Global Empowerment Movement / Snellville GA, USA
Blessing of Africa Empowerment Foundation / Lagos, Nigeria
International Foundation for Minority Empowerment and Global Friendship / Wilmington DE, USA
Central Asia Institute / Bozeman MT, USA / Est. 1996
Diamond Empowerment Fund / New York NY, USA / Est. 2007
World Youth Empowerment Foundation / Adelaide SA, Australia
Leadership Initiative for Transformation and Empowerment / Warri, Nigeria / Est. 1999
BarefootLawyers International / Berkeley CA, USA / Est. 1998
Arab Women Organization / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 2003
Southeast Asia Regional Initiatives for Community Empowerment / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 1977
Sjögren Europe / Biel, Switzerland / Est. 2019
Africa Faith and Justice Network / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1983
Empower International Ministries / Tustin CA, USA
Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development
IBON International / Quezon City, Philippines
Institute for Global Engagement & Empowerment / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 2017
MyRight - Empower People with Disabilities / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1981
Hostelling International / London, UK / Est. 1932
International Youth Reformation Organization / Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
African-Asian Rural Development Organization / Delhi, India / Est. 1962
Clean Cooking Alliance / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2010
UN Women / New York NY, USA / Est. 2010
Women in Action Worldwide / Est. 2012
CALALA - Fondo de Mujeres / Barcelona, Spain
Winrock International / Little Rock AR, USA / Est. 1985
Feed My Starving Children / Coon Rapids MN, USA / Est. 1987

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