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The voice of hope, the voice of change.

Web 2.0 is an interesting base and foundation for growth and development in many ways. As a tool and a voice for women, it acts as a platform in which various issues may be discussed and addressed. This makes the whole experience exciting and I look forward to learning, exploring and sharing more as well as connecting with fellow women around the world. Its practicality is amazing since it allows for a two way communication and thus builds relations and paves way for interactions which may be productive in the long run.
In my opinion, web 2.0 is great way of empowering women. By the simple fact that women are able to freely speak for themselves and voice out their issues and situations surrounding them, they are equipped and empowered. It is a source of knowledge and enlightenment of what is happening around the world and also an informative way of helping women know their rights and what is available to them. By linking women of different backgrounds and experiences, there is a form of change and positive cohesion that takes place. First, the aspect of unity is created and enhanced, which is positive for global transformation and unity. Secondly, change occurs because, by giving the women a platform to express themselves and be heard, they feel appreciated and strengthened. There is a proverb that states that one’s problem is half solved by simply talking about it. I believe web 2.0 is an integral tool that will enable such solutions and empowerment to be achieved.
Through web 2.0, various women issues are addressed and discussed and various personalities and wisdom is transferred as well. This is a major step as it creates a broader sense and knowledge of what goes on around the world. It is a great way of connecting women and enabling them to come together to find solutions as well as team up in projects and skills that they may be best at and thus ultimately address these issues ad transform lives. Education is the best gift to any person and I believe that this is what Web 2.0 actively enhances.
Web 2.0 is a source of inspiration to me. It is also a great way for socializing and growth for me. It is transforming to know that there are many women out there who courageously walk this journey of life with numerous situations surrounding them. This is inspiring and is also a great source of motivation for me. The knowledge of the fact that there are ladies out there who are willing to stand and be a part of positive change and transformation encourages me to be a voice in my own world and to seek out to be more diligent and determined in my world. I look forward to sharing and exchanging ideas and experiences with fellow women and be a part of the team and network that works together and stands for women’s rights and values.

Comments

Carri Pence's picture

How have you as a women been

How have you as a women been empowered, on an individual basis, through the web. And how can we make the web a more powerful tool to change womens lives in a more positive fashion? I ask these questions to you because you are such a great writer and I would love to hear more from you.

-Carri Pence

Patience O.'s picture

Hello Carri, Thanks for your

Hello Carri,

Thanks for your comment and compliment too. It is great to hear from you. As an individual, I have been enriched and empowered through various ways especially through the wisdon, knowledge and experiences that have been shared by other women. I love and enjoy reading such moving stories and any information that is posted that brings change in attitude and thought. So the biggest impact on me is change! I believe, that if we as women share and pour out ourselves, we help each other grow and change and if this happens, you can be sure the world around us will bloom and change too. Women are nurtures, and when we voice out- we breathe life.

Lets keep intouch, I would love to hear more from you too.

Kathleen Abood's picture

Exchanging ideas

I agree with your viewpoint that Web 2.0 allows women's voices to be heard by a global audience. This validation, of being heard, will give women the courage to speak even more clearly and precisely about their needs, hopes and dreams.

Kathleen Abood

Patience O.'s picture

Hello Kathleen, I believe

Hello Kathleen,

I believe that too. I know every women has a voice, and even though sometimes it may not be audible, it can be written. How wonderful it is to know that someone is listening, and how empowering to know that we can speak- and have a positive influence around us. How delightful to be a part of the voices of our future....

olakitike's picture

Hi Patience, thank you for

Hi Patience, thank you for sharing your wonderful voice with us. I agree with you that the web provides a platform of self expression for women.
I will like to know, how do you think Web 2.0 you can use web 2.0 to help empower others?
Cheers!
Ayobami.

Patience O.'s picture

Hi Olakitike, Thanks for your

Hi Olakitike,

Thanks for your comment. I believe that web 2. 0 is an open door. We can empower other women if we share, we encourage, we teach and equip others through the 'voice' of writting. There is so much to this end, just as we are sharing, we are growing, we are learning. My experience may be an eye opener or may be the word to help someone else....lets keep talking!

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