Women are an integral part of society but with Patriarchy norms and trends, they are often underestimated and are advised to be limited to household chores and boundaries. This is where the importance of women communities comes into the picture. Communities solely run by women gives them encouragement and opportunities to explore their capabilities. These women-based communities have now spread on different parts of the world and are achieving wide encouragement. These communities help women to raise their voice and reach millions of people.
Women have now marked their presence in every field and to the very extent, they are trying to reach great heights and remove the barriers that are set for them and reduce the effect of inequality that prevails for men and women. There are many businesses, institutions, foundations and firms which are solely found and run by Women and are running incredibly. The myth that men are superior to women has prompted women to open their own communities where they empower each other and stands together to overcome the social norms and inequalities of society is commendable and very important for every woman.
These communities help women gain new experiences, explore new things and grow as an individual. Becoming a part of such groups give them confidence that they always have support and people to rely on if some hurdles come their way and they are stronger when they stand united.
How women communities help them?
1. It is a safe place for them to be in!
Women communities are relatively safer. At the time when women don’t feel secure when they are out for too long and sometimes they don’t find themselves safe on digital platforms where they are subjected to online bullying and harassments, women together in a community makes the workspace and atmosphere safer and more peaceful to live in which helps them to work on themselves and be their best version. They can go there anytime and seek information, education, and any other activities that help them to grow.
2. To explore the door of opportunities
Every woman who is willing to work doesn’t only have the work responsibility but they also have to look after their home and balance between the two which makes it more difficult for them. Due to this reason, some women don’t explore the opportunities even when they have the right skills and abilities to do so. Joining these women communities help the women to strike a correct balance between house and work and also they are introduced to new opportunities where they learn and explore new things together and help each other out. Today around 40% of the total workforce across the globe comprises of women. They are climbing the ladders of success in every field from business to sports.
3. To seek support
This is the foremost thing a woman looks for! Support. Sometimes even their family and dear ones don’t support them to grow and nurture. Without support, it becomes even more difficult for them to follow their passion and do something of their own with all the other hurdles together. These communities provide professional as well as personal support for women to follow their heart. Women stand together and give each other mental, physical and emotional support in case no one else does, they try to do everything by their own and have each other’s back to deal with professional life as well as personal life. They reflect the true meaning of women empowerment together.
4. To make their voice heard
There are so many women struggling to hold their emotions, are victims of domestic violence and other such crimes but their voices are suppressed and justice is never delivered to them. Joining these communities, help to give their voice a platform to reach out to more people and amplify their voices to raise awareness and seek justice for themselves. They receive moral support from other women and they fight the battle together which boost their self-confidence and help them realize their worth and that they are not alone.
5. To learn and teach new things
With all the women coming together, it is a great opportunity to learn new skills and new ideas from fellow women which is a great opportunity for women to learn something new being confined in a safe and positive atmosphere. Many women learn skills from these communities and later on start something of their own from the skills they learn.
It also gives a platform for women to show their skills and abilities and spread them to other women and together they can start new ventures. It is an outstanding platform to share and learn new ideas and gaining new information.
These communities shape the personality of women, boost their confidence, give them an individual identity, realize their worth and be their best version and make the most out it!