The Nigerian Society is purely Patriarchy
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Empowerment that directly influences these sectors. This Study assessed Women's Empowerment programs in Ekiti State, Nigeria.
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Empowerment (B = 0.399, t = 22.853; P< 0.05), Social Empowerment (B = 0.318,
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Political Empowerment (B=0.732, t= 21.221, P<0.05). The findings revealed that
Social, Economical, Political, and psychological empowerment has significant contributions
to Women's Empowerment programs in Ekiti State. The study recommended that Social
Empowerment, Economic Empowerment, Psychological Empowerment, and Political Empowerment
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