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Empowerment or empowerment, in English, means a class-action suit developed by individuals when participating in privileged spaces of decisions, socially conscious social rights. This consciousness extends beyond the individual initiative of making knowledge and overcoming a reality as is.

empowerment enables the acquisition of individual emancipation and also the collective consciousness necessary for overcoming social dependence and political domination. Empowerment returns power and dignity who want citizenship status, and especially the freedom to decide and control your own destiny with responsibility and respect for the other.

related to this, is the social empowerment is to give power to a community, make it more democratic, than the general population to have power, that the community has more wealth and ability. Social empowerment should be understood as a process by which transformation can happen in social, cultural, economic relations and power.

another type of empowerment is the feminine, which is the empowerment of women, which brings a new conception of power, assuming democratic ways, building new mechanisms of collective responsibilities, decision-making and shared responsibility. The female empowerment is also a challenge to the patriarchal relations, in relation to the dominant power and maintain their gender privileges, is a change in the traditional domination of men over women, guaranteeing them autonomy with regard to control of their bodies, their sexuality, their right to come and go.

another sense for empowerment is his/her term in English, empowerment, or delegation of authority, which is an approach to work projects based on the delegation of decision-making powers, autonomy and participation of employees in the management of companies.

Source: significados.com.br

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