A woman is a femalehuman. The term woman is usually reserved for an adult, with the term girl being the usual term for a female child or adolescent. The term woman is also sometimes used to identify a female human, regardless of age, as in phrases such as "women's rights". "Woman" may also refer to a person's gender identity. Women with typical genetic development are usually capable of giving birth from puberty until menopause. In the context of gender identity, transgender people who are biologically determined to be male and identify as women cannot give birth. Some intersex people who identify as women cannot give birth due to either sterility or inheriting one or more Y chromosomes. In extremely rare cases, people who have Swyer syndrome can give birth with medical assistance. Throughout history women have assumed or been assigned various social roles.
The spelling of woman in English has progressed over the past millennium from wīfmann to wīmmann to wumman, and finally, the modern spelling woman. In Old English, wīfmann meant "female human", whereas wēr meant "male human". Mann or monn had a gender-neutral meaning of "human", corresponding to Modern English "person" or "someone"; however, subsequent to the Norman Conquest, man began to be used more in reference to "male human", and by the late 13th century had begun to eclipse usage of the older term wēr. The medial labial consonants f and m in wīfmann coalesced into the modern form "woman", while the initial element, which meant "female", underwent semantic narrowing to the sense of a married woman ("wife"). It is a popular misconception that the term "woman" is etymologically connected with "womb", which is from a separate Old English word, wambe meaning "stomach" (of male or female; modern German retains the colloquial term "Wampe" from Middle High German for "potbelly"). Nevertheless, such a false derivation of "woman" has appeared in print.
"Women" is a song released by English hard rock band Def Leppard in 1987 from the album Hysteria. It was the first single release off the album in the United States. The song was also released as a single in Canada, Australia, Japan, and was part of a double-A side single with "Animal" in Germany. In most other parts of the world, "Animal" was the first single released from the album.
The single's B-side, "Tear It Down", was written during a recording session following the completion of the Hysteria album, where the band laid down several tracks intended as B-sides for the Hysteria singles. Subsequently, the song itself received radio airplay and was later performed by the band live at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards.
The band later re-recorded "Tear It Down" for the Adrenalize album.
The music video for "Women" focuses on a boy who reads a comic book outside an abandoned warehouse while the band performs inside. The comic book, titled "Def Leppard and the Women of Doom!," features a skateboarding protagonist named Def Leppard, who travels to a distant planet and battles evil aliens to liberate female robots.
Women is a 1978 novel written by Charles Bukowski, starring his semi-autobiographical character Henry Chinaski. In contrast to Factotum, Post Office and Ham on Rye, Women is centered on Chinaski's later life, as a celebrated poet and writer, not as a dead-end lowlife. It does, however, feature the same constant carousel of women with whom Chinaski only finds temporary fulfillment.
Women focuses on the many dissatisfactions Chinaski faced with each new woman he encountered. One of the women featured in the book is a character named Lydia Vance; she is based on Bukowski's one-time girlfriend, the sculptress and sometime poet Linda King. Another central female character in the book is named "Tanya" who is described as a 'tiny girl-child' and Chinaski's pen-pal. They have a weekend tryst. The real-life counterpart to this character wrote a self-published chapbook about the affair entitled "Blowing My Hero" under the pseudonym Amber O'Neil. The washed-up folksinger "Dinky Summers" is based on Bob Lind.
"There have already been countless resolutions and bBlls through the years demanding for a separate Act focusing on domestic workers. The government should prioritise drafting of a Bill which provides financial welfare for women. We should follow in the footsteps of Kerala who have already enacted a legislation for domestic workers," said.
"We're now operating 5,600 buses, including 5,200 non-AC and 400 Volvo buses ... At present, we have around 3,000 BS IV and BS VI buses, but some BS III buses which are in good condition will have VTUs," said a senior BMTC official ... "The app will have several features, including SOS which will help women passengers in particular.
"I went into the bathroom and my water broke immediately," Worthy said ... "I open this door, didn't see anyone, but I saw feet (under the door)," Woodward said ... She was a fighter." ... The parents tell the TV station "divine intervention" brought them to McDonald's where three women could help.
... (iii) clean, sustainable, just, affordable and includive energy transition; (iv) accelerated progress on sustainable development goals; (v) women-led development; and (vi) multilateral reforms," said the government.
In his message for the day, UN Secretary-GeneralAntonio Guterres said that "now is the time for transformative action that ends violence against women and girls," adding that violence against women and girls is "the most pervasive human rights violation in the world.".
She said, "Beyond the fact that I want to support my own gender, the fact that this is a country wherein the house and the remote of the house belongs to the women, beyond the ...Homegrown stories about women - I love that kind of storytelling the most." She added further.
"Women and girls are still disappearing all across the country." ... "Our obligation is to redouble efforts so that the women and girls of our region can truly exercise their right to live a life free of violence and discrimination," Jose Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs of the U.N.'s regional economic body said.
"They sent friend requests to women from these bogus IDs and befriended them ... "They would tell the women that they were sending expensive gifts from abroad and asked the victims to pay for the customs or excise duty. Some women fell for the trick and paid the money," he said ... We have seized 25 mobile phones too," Makadia said.
On Saturday, November 26, Urfi lashed out at the author and wrote, "Guys, let's not forget how so many women accused him during the Me Too case." She even shared a news article ... Encouraging men to put the blame on the women or her clothing when are at fault.".
Ms Lamont said her experience of the criminal justice system a "hellish ordeal" ... "Our criminal justice system is failing victims ... "It's really long past time that we ended violence against women and girls ... "Disabled women are facing sexual violence, abuse and exploitation, often by multiple perpetrators.
"Constitution is the story of undoing injustices against the marginalised sections of our society - women, disabled, Dalits and members belonging to tribes and segments staying in far flung areas of the country ... "Indian courts have been at the forefront to protect the rights of marginalised and uphold the rule of law," he said.
Ukrainian women have played a crucial part in their country's resistance to Russia's full-scale invasion. Now, a new school is training women to play a vital new role ...Ukraine has many women in the military but they ...
IOC vice president Ng Ser Miang received the pair of skates, which the Chinese wore to win the women's 1,000m speed skating, the first-ever Olympic gold medal of the sport for China at Sochi 2014. "The shoes were made in China and the skates were made and polished by my coach.