Women Empowerment, Media
Women’s Empowerment has been based on the inability of women to access information, resources and contacts. The advantage that the new media offers women is the potential to access information and enable contacts and resources. Women bypass prejudice, discrimination, class and caste barriers through and by their access to media. The media community gives permission to women to pursue restitution by being supported practical and opening spaces for options and alternatives. Women moreover, do not need to be led or depended on others goodwill and this liberalisation ensure and escalates women’s ability to see a desired future. Women reaching out through social networking know that there will be persons to empathise and respond the experience of facing a similar situation that one would get a varied perspective of victims, family member, community and activist helping to make informed choices giving encouragement and energising women.
The essence of being connected to others who have similar experiences linked within a sense authenticity which is palpable in its response and reach. This new media promotes ways in which one finds persons speaking the same and a depth which makes us feel as “one”. A affirmation of understood and responded to by others strangely open possibilities for exploring avenues for one own ‘s growth and connectedness to the larger community. It brings life to a cross road of choices and a bird eye view of the future. This sheer abilities to be editor and publisher of one’s view point gives the necessary edge to be heard and the awesome knowledge of the view of the global responding to the local. Media transcends social barriers and boundaries and enables transformation becoming a reality. The anonymity of contact feasibility of trying different masks – names and one’s position on expressed content – allow the exploration of ideas and concepts. Having control over one’s privacy enables one to discover one’s individuality and to pace growth together with others, changes the women’s patterns of inclusion reach an impact.