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Abstract : The role of feeding in early life is closely related to the mother's ability to fulfill nutrition. In this period, the risk of nutritional problems occurs due to transition and infant feeding practices, particularly regarding food variety, quality of diet, and availability and accessibility of nutritious food. The study aimed to identify the determinants of women empowerment based on self- regulated into nutritional practice in stunted children. The study used a cross-sectional design conducted at the Malang Regency Public Health Service. Respondents in this study were mothers who had children 6- 24 months, as many as 180 mothers. The sampling technique used was multistage random sampling. Analysis of this study using SEM- PLS. The factor of women empowerment based on self- regulated was 49% (T- stat= 9,570, p- value= 0,000) with indicators of breastfeeding, food security, complementary feeding, and responsive feeding. The children factor was 36% (T- stat= 7,027, p- value= 0,000), the personal aspect was 30% (T- stat= 4,866, p- value= 0,000); the healthcare system factor was 25% (T- stat= 4,698 p- value= 0,000); the family factor was 16% (T- stat= 4,432, p- value= 0,000). The research found that recommended to design a comprehensive intervention women empowerment to enhance child nutrition status through involvement in decision-making in family activities, especially on produced and processed food.