Meaning of self-advocacy in English:



mass noun
  • The action of representing oneself or one's views or interests.

    ‘There, they study horticulture, catering, cooking and self-advocacy, which allows the trainees to make their own choices and decisions and be treated as adults.’
    • ‘Personal development and self-advocacy are also important factors within the programmes.’
    • ‘While academic skills are clearly important, time management, goal focus, and self-advocacy emerged as more important through stories, experiences, and reflections.’
    • ‘The results of this research indicate that skills in time management, goal focus, and self-advocacy are all essential to college readiness.’
    • ‘Results indicate that life experiences contribute to academic skills, time management, goal focus, and self-advocacy.’
    • ‘Participants illustrated that being older strengthened self-concept, self-advocacy, goal focus, and time-management skills.’
    • ‘They learn about healthy reactions and communication, managing depression, gathering information, physical fitness, nutrition and self-advocacy.’
    • ‘The theme of self-advocacy in this study is congruent with ideas about the relationship between college student success and self-regulating behavior.’
    • ‘Understanding helps prepare them for lifelong practices of self-advocacy.’