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Empowering Women and Leadership gives women their voice in society and enables them to rise up in union against social injustices. These injustice can include women being prohibited to drive, vote, get an education, and have unequal opportunities as men in every aspect of their lives.
Rita Anwari, Founder and Director of WEL works tirelessly to promote the needs of women everywhere.
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In poverty-stricken communities, domestic violence is certainly not uncommon. A recent study in Afghanistan reported over forty-percent of women respondents have experienced a form of domestic violence (uniteforsite.org). Sexual, psychological, and physical abuse happens by spouses and family members of many women in countries that are in poverty.
Women Empowerment and Leadership
“I raise up my voice – not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” ~ Malala Yousafzai
When we empower women, their role in social development cannot be denied. Women empowerment gives a contribution to society that can never be ignored; these women are mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters who can induce real change in the social stigmas and social disadvantages toward women.
I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself