Thoughts on empowerment:

Via: UN Women to focus on boosting economic empowerment and political roles (UN News Centre, February 2, 2012)

Empowerment: Kenya by Cat Bovis

Images of Empowerment: Kasigau, Kenya by Cat Bovis

Empowerment has found its way into thought leadership circles as a somewhat elegant topic to describe the next level of branding, loyalty, and customer relationships.

Here’s a nitty gritty of where and how empowerment began – at the UN. And with whom – women in their buying, voting, and governing. The UN Women initiative, now in its second year, reasserts the need to continue empowering women in all their roles. At its core, it is the key to regaining a global healthy economy.

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