Volume : 3, Issue : 12, DEC 2017
Autonomy means self-control over one’s own affairs. It is the quality or state of being self-governing especially the right of self government. The autonomy of the individual implies personal freedom. It is to act independently or having the freedom to do so. It offers freedom of the will. A self-governing community or organization enjoys autonomy. It is purely a philosophy. It dreams for ideal condition. It implies that the institution will be guided by its own principles. It dislikes external interference. It likes not third party’s involvement. The autonomy of every individual should be respected. It is alias and akin to privacy. It implies privacy. So none should peep and poke its nose into personal affair.
Autonomy, Self-Control, Self-Government, Freedom, Privacy.