Facilities And Lack Of Security For Homeless

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facilities and lack of security for homeless are prevalent in rural areas of Bangladesh. (Bangladesh National Policy Framework for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality, 2000).
Empowerment will expand women’s human and social capabilities, their assets and authority over the assets. According to World Bank (2002) empowerment is the expansion of assets and capabilities of poor people to participate in. negotiate with, influence, control and hold accountable institutions that affect lives.
The capabilities enable women to use assets such as land, house, live-stock, savings and jewelry to increase their well-being. The human capabilities include good health, education, production or other life-enhancing skills. Social capabilities include social belonging, leadership, relations of trust, a sense of identity, values that give meaning to life and the capacity to organize (World Bank, 2002). Indicators of women empowerment
Women empowerment was measured quantitatively and qualitatively by many researchers for different purposes in a variety of ways. The indicators and empowerment measures used from late 1990s were always context specific and ‘continent’ specific. The leadership qualities, freedom of mobility, participation in decision making, access to resources and assertiveness are crucial to the empowerment of women. Empowerment is a complex process which occurs over a period of time and only the disempowered can experience empowerment.
The freedom of mobility and
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