Every day we advocate or speak up.

We advocate for our children, for our relatives and for our friends.

Advocacy comes from Latin roots that mean “to call to.”[1]

Advocacy simply can be define as an active verbal support for a cause or position.

The act of advocating, or speaking or writing, in support (of something).

Advocacy relatively new term that recently been commonly used. It is, however, not necessarily a new concept[2].

Advocacy is the process of managing information and knowledge strategically to change and/or influence policies and practices that affect the lives of people (particularly the disadvantaged)[3].

Advocacy is a series of actions designed to persuade and influence those who hold governmental, political, or economic power so that they will adopt and implement public policies in ways that benefit those with less political power and fewer economic resources[4].

Advocacy is the…

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