List of Empowerment Component Statements Generated from Concept Mapping Sessions, by Cluster

ItemItem Statements
Cluster 1: Education and knowledge
2Understanding of social and cultural values and life skills
5Knowledge about the dowry system
16Knowledge about basic health management
21Knowledge about safety
27Knowledge about the age of adolescence
32Knowledge about child marriage and child rights
34Information about how to register a marriage certificate
37Information about birth certificates
42Information about menstruation
57Knowledge about HIV/AIDS
58Knowledge about first aid
66Education (including age-specific education)
77Knowledge about topics such as trafficking of girls
78Understands the importance of education
89Sex education
92Knowledge about how to save money
93Knowledge about gender and gender roles
101Knowledge about adolescent friendly government services
102Knowledge about good habits
Cluster 2: Decision-making
1Same respect as sons/boys
3Capacity to negotiate
6Family that supports her decision making
7Restricted because of gender roles
8Supportive parents
10No discrimination
11Avoid conflict with other girls
13Career guidance
14Studies what is interesting to her
17Given responsibility regardless of gender roles
20No discrimination during menstruation
23Unity and is self-dependent
25Recognizes her own ability
28Make decisions for her family
38Makes own decisions
39Equal rights
40Parents who are empowered and counseled about the right age for marriage of their children
41Participate in decision about and decide her own marriage
55Face negativity
59Express herself
60Few children
62Identify opportunities
Cluster 3: Supports and skills
4Job with fair wages (including factories, agriculture business, opportunities abroad)
9Improved choices
12Skills to identify resources
19Support from friends
22Control over resources
35Independently earn and spend money
36Works per her own interests
43Participates in decision making
44Global and universal socialization
45Be self sufficient
48Family support for her growth and development
49Treat and be treated equally
50Withstand peer pressure
51New opportunities within and beyond her community
52Feel safe in the community
56Life skills
61Valued by family
65Community support
70Social support
74Progressive guidance and support from family and others
75Her ideas and decisions heard and respected
80Share her beliefs
85Free to express herself
87Security and justice
88Child and adolescent friendly rules, regulations, laws, and rights at provincial and local government levels
90Skills training (including tailoring, beauty parlor)
91Attend community meetings
94Positive and supportive environment
99Supports and is helped by other girls
Cluster 4: Physical infrastructure
15Sanitary pads during menstruation
29Knowledge about menstruation
33Public toilets
46Clothing for girls
63Pitched roads
86Be neat and clean
95Supplies (including books, pens)
96Good sanitation
98Health resources (including doctors, health posts, hospitals, ambulance services)
100A supportive environment for child development (nutrition, growth monitoring, checkups, stimulation, sanitation)