Muhammad Mahboob ALI, Abdullah Abusayed KHAN, Dipika CHANDRA, Alexandru Mircea NEDELEA


This study was an attempt to develop a theory on how social networking facilitates to empower people which were developed by Muhammad Mahboob Ali (2016). The study extensively tries to display a comparative picture regarding different dimensions of empowerment before involving in social networking and after involving in social capital, social business and social investment along with social intelligence ,social enterprises. A concept was tried to build on social networking and then for this applicability of the concept testing along with two co-authors we choose two villages at Khulna District of Bangladesh.   Data were collected through direct interview following an interview schedule during February to April, 2016. The result from the study described those women empowerment is closely related with Social Networking, Social intelligence and social entrepreneurship along with social capital and social investment. Women’s condition are not good before getting involved in social networking and after getting involved in the income of the family had been increasing. After involving in social networking the women started to participate in different income generating activities. Then, they also started to control over income, expenditure, credit and savings. They could then participate in household decision making more than before. It was found that in dimensions the women started to become more empowered than before involving in social networking.


Social networking, Social Intelligence, Social Entrepreneurship, women, income generating, empowerment


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