… they need liberation.
Empowerment implies a deficit. It implies that someone with more power needs to remind the other people how much power they actually have.
But at least in the case of women’s rights, we don’t need your “Confidence Seminar.” Or lecture on, “How to be a girlboss.” We need the system to not work against us at every turn. We need to be set free from the rules/stereotypes that bind us in your heads, not ours.