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Less known facts about Women

Men and women are created to build life together and to complete one another lifelong hand in hand.We need not discuss the importance of women as we all know how precious they are and lets quickly look into some facts about women.

1.  The word “woman” is believed to have derived from wyfman which is a Middle English term.  In old English, the term wyf was used to describe women, while the term man was used to describe a person.

2.  The only planet in our solar system which was given the name of a female goddess is Venus, while many moons and stars are christened with female names.

3.  The symbol for the planet Venus, is also the biological sign for the female sex, a circle placed on top of a small cross.  It is believed that this symbol is the representation of the Roman goddess Venus hand mirror.

4.  “maiden, “mother,” and “crone” are the terms used in the English language originally to call women in different stages of life. A young girl who was unmarried is referred by maiden, A mother who was in her child-bearing years is referred by mother, A post-menopausal woman is referred by crone.

5.  The average weight of a woman in  U.S. is about 163 pounds and the average height is approximately 5 feet 4 inches.  Due to differences in nutrition and prenatal care, these figures vary greatly throughout the world.

6.  The life expectancy for men is lesser than women in the most of the countries.

7.  There are more women than men, in the age group 85-and-older the count is roughly twice.  In  U.S. roughly there are four million more women than men.  while the population of females is slightly less than males worldwide.

8.  You will be worried after knowing this, one woman dies during childbirth or pregnancy every 90 seconds.

9.  Women speak more than men, they speak abut 20,000 words a day which is 13,000 more than the average man.

10.  This is interesting, except one woman of the 20 richest women in the world, all have inherited their money from either their father or their husband.

11.  Who told that women leak secrets? 47 hours and 15 minutes is the average amount of time a woman can keep a secret.

12.  Women are excited by the smell of newborn babies, they are excited in the same way an addict enjoys drugs.

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13.  To improve their complexion and beauty, women in ancient Rome wore the sweat of gladiators.

14.  In UK, the average women owns 19 pairs of shoes, but wears only 7 of them.

15.  There are more women than men in Russia, they are 9 million more than men.

16.  This is unbelievable, In U.S.,40% of births are from unmarried women.

17.  You will not believe this!! To decide what to wear women spend nearly one year of their lives.

18.  Do you know that women cry more than men, on an average men cry between 6 and 17 times a year, while women cry between 30 and 64 times.

19.  Don’t believe men, they lie twice as often as woman, on an average men lie 6 times a day.

20.  A girl was divorced at an age of 10 years, making her the youngest girl to be ever divorced.

21.  This is weird. Around the 1600’s ,men used to wear high heels and were the first to wear them.  To look more masculine, women began wearing them.

22.  The only country in the world to draft women into military service is Israel.

23.  Women have indigestion, nausea and shoulder aches instead of heart attacks and chest pains.

24.  While you are studying this, 4 out of 100 women in the U.S. are pregnant.

25.  It is interesting to know that women’s heart beats faster than men’s heart.

26.  Woman who has undergone womb transplant in 2011, was the first in the world to fall pregnant.

27.  In total, women in their lives spend over 4 years menstruating.

28.  Did you ever notice that women are good at tasting things, women have more number of taste buds than men.

29.  Women try to stop snoring during pregnancy as studies show that women who snore during pregnancy are likely to give birth to babies who are small.

30.  Due to a genetic mutation some women can see millions of more colors.

31.  Studies show that women who are taller, are more likely to get cancer.

32.  How many handbags do you have, in UK an average woman will own 111 handbags in her lifetime.

33.  30% of pregnant women suffer from an eating disorder called pica, which is craving for nonfood items.

34.  You will be shocked after knowing this, women might be allergic to male ejaculate.  According to a study, 40,000 U.S. women might be allergic to it.

35.  Even 5 to 8 days after having sex, woman can get pregnant.

36.  69 is the most number of children born to one woman.

37.  Heart disease is the most common cause of death for American woman and Cancer comes second in the list.

38.  The most common cause of disability of women is depression, one out of four women will experience severe depression as some point in their lives.

39.  Most of the eating disorders occur in women, which is around 90%, and in the U.S. nearly seven million women currently suffer from bulimia or nervosa.

40.  It is shocking to know that 20% of women worldwide reports being sexually abused before the age of 15.

41.  Due to illiteracy 90% of 14 million adolescent girls become pregnant in developing countries.

42.  In U.S., nearly 83 million of 154.7 million women are mothers.

43.  International Women’s Day was first observed in 1909, which is held on March 8th every year.

44.  33% of American women have earned a bachelor’s or advanced college degree who are aged between 25 and 29, according to a Census Bureau report.

45.  Nearly one-third of all female workers in U.S. work in the health services, education, and social assistance industries.

46.  In U.S. labor force, currently women earn just over 77 cents for every one dollar men earn.

47.  It is good to see currently there are 14% of active women members in the U.S armed forces.

48.  A person’s gender is biologically determined by the sex chromosomes, one set of a human’s have 23 pairs of chromosomes.  Men have one X and one Y chromosome while women have two chromosomes.

49.  Women currently hold 18% of gubernatorial positions and 17% of Congressional and senate seats in the U.S.

50.  The probability of a woman giving birth to a baby boy instead of baby girl increases significantly the far the mother lives to the equator.

51.Thousands of women are seeking elective surgeries that offer more attractive private parts.

52.When going out for date, wear blue.  Women are attracted to men in blue.To know more facts about dating, read Amazing facts about dating.

53.Women are more involved in sex.  They are having sex 17% more often than the average guy.

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