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Pathways to Empowerment

The Social Quality Approach as a Foundation for Person-Centered Interventions

Judith R. L. M. Wolf and Irene E. Jonker

-centered, recovery-supporting intervention in close collaboration with clients and professionals. We named this intervention “Pathways to Empowerment” (PTE). The general aim of PTE is to improve the quality of the daily lives of persons who experience loss of control

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Empowering Critical Memory Consciousness in Education

The Example of 22 July 2011 in Norway

Alexandre Dessingué and Ketil Knutsen

history without a critical approach to, or meta-reflection on, our relationship with the past. This is because such an approach can empower us by expanding our subjective control of memory processes, thereby expanding our room to maneuver in order to

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Plan International's Digital Empowerment Campaign

Unlocking Healthy Futures for Girls?

Jacqueline Potvin and Laura Cayen

Introduction In April 2018, children's rights organization Plan International launched its Digital Empowerment for Girls campaign. The campaign aimed to close the technology gap between girls and boys and to increase girls’ access to digital

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The Corpus Christi Devotion

Gender, Liturgy, and Authority among Dominican Nuns in Castile in the Middle Ages

Mercedes Pérez Vidal

in the empowering of these aristocratic women, not only through the commission of works of art, but also through the liturgical performance and the use of monastic spaces. However, all these were also highly contested areas between the nuns and male

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Challenging Hegemonic Patriarchy

A Feminist Reading of Arab Shakespeare Appropriations

Safi M. Mahfouz

to the main plot and have created new perceptions of the main characters in the original Shakespearean plays. Among these alterations is the empowerment of Shakespeare's submissive female characters, or at least showing the predicament of women in

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The Inheritance of Activism

Does Social Capital Shape Women's Lives?

Supriya Baily, Gloria Wang, and Elisabeth Scotto-Lavino

to an opportunity to connect or share, and in still others it empowers new endeavors. The memories, even when dormant for a long time, are rich and powerful enough to arise in times of stress, in unfamiliar situations that need navigation or caution

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Capacity Building as Instrument and Empowerment

Training Health Workers for Community-Based Roles in Ghana

Harriet Boulding

instrumental endeavour, the rights and empowerment aspects of capacity building exercises are lost, and the role of the health worker is narrowly delineated in terms of the technical services they provide to their communities. A principal question that arises

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Girl Athletes in Ethiopia Finding Voice Empowerment Through Sport

Kathleen Ralls

goal-achievement ( Kravetz 2017 ; Schulenkorf 2017 ; Sisjord and Kristiansen 2009 ). In my study, I sought to explore possible links between female athletes and greater voice empowerment as a result of their participation in sport. Decades of research

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As Knowers and Narrators

A Case Study of African Girlhood

Sharon Adetutu Omotoso and Ejemen Ogbebor

documentation to have the necessary impact for women's issues, it is imperative that goals should be properly set and those to implement the goals identified and appropriately empowered. Partnerships need to be established and sustained, with mentorship

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The Abstinence Only Until Marriage Program and Girl (Dis)empowerment

Kaoru Miyazawa

individual girls exercise their freedom to choose. At the same time, it brings a paradox into their lives. Girls may feel that they are empowered as they envision their own success and make a commitment to attain it. However, in reality, their choices are not