Can women’s empowerment be measured? Is it obvious when a woman is empowered?
A woman empowered simply has more power. And power is the capacity, opportunity, and freedom to act, when the action is to achieve something she herself values and wants to accomplish.
A Battle Against Poverty
Instead, the battle is really against poverty. When women are not crippled by poverty they make their own decisions and are respected for them. Patriarchy drifts to the background.