Empowerment means a lifetime agency and equal participation in society. Empowerment can be put as an inter-process to make it possible to realize their consciousness or resilience by people or groups of people in all spheres of life. Women’s empowerment is the process through which women have the opportunity to influence and equal opportunities equally and to work with men in all areas of society. The right of women to choose life is included. Women empowerment itself argues that women should also have equal social, political, economic, and legal rights. In many low-income countries, discrimination laws and interconnected social practices may limit women’s rights. In addition, women’s economic empowerment requires sound government policies and an overall approach to their long-term commitment.
The developing world is not particularly a place for vocal women in society. Very often cultural misogyny is deeply rooted in traditional, religious, or social environments that the western observers rarely appreciate. The most urgent problems faced by women were working conditions, including low wages, long hours of work, caught up between physical wear and tear of household and personal affairs, health hazards, and physical infrastructures such as roads and transport methods. The study found that households were not opposed to the idea of working-class women, although in most cases their willingness was driven by anguish. The study revealed that the main problem remains the mentality of male supremacy in the job, with females treated in every way as to lower.
It is known that not many women choose to take careers in the fields of science, technology, technology, and mathematics or STEM. As a result, sex ratios for men are highly skewed. Not only in the field of education but women are looked down upon in many aspects of society. From a very young age, they are molded in the definite rules and regulations of society. Where the boys are given the free will to do most of the things girls are subjected to mundane restrictions. Globally, To begin with, to sit and walk properly, not to stay home out late, learning to cook, and many more. As if these were not enough in most of the South Asian part of the society there are menstrual taboos, marital restrictions, divorce issues, and many more. To the ways how the ways of girls and boys lives are distinct, the domestic violence and rape cases have exponentially increased and the consequences are either suicide or extreme depression.
However, breaking the patriarchy and the misogyny some women have lit the candles of hopes and faiths to many women. These women stood against the injustice and were given an exemplary competition that women can do wonders. Some of the women have impeccably proven that women are more than any women out there. The primitive concept that women should be confined to the household works and should focus on prolonging their generation and taking care of their children remains in most developing parts of the world but we cannot neglect the fact that now women know better. They are more vocal, they know about their rights and can stand against any injustice.
Some of the empowered women of the world according to Forbes’s list are Angela Merkel, Kamala Harris, Jacinda Arden, Nirmala Sitharaman, Rihana, Melinda Gates, Rania Nashar, and many more. Angela Merkel is the Chancellor of Germany since 2005 and is considered the backbone of the European Union. Kamala Harris is a multi-racial, Vice President-elect of the United States. With her aura and undoubtedly capability she has questioned the stereotypes and is now the role model of many girls. These are only the names of few women but there are many more out there who are striving neck to neck to provide ends to their dreams, determination, and passion. Some women we know and some we don’t but the satisfaction of seeing women rise in a sea of men is aspiring and commendable.