Women

Some articles on women:

34th Chess Olympiad - Overall Title
... is awarded to the nation that has the best average rank in the open and women's divisions ... The trophy, named after the former women's world champion (1961–78), was created by FIDE in 1997 ... # Team Open division Women's division Average 1 Russia 2 ... Ukraine 4. 3½ 3 Georgia 4. ...
Types of Interpersonal Violence - Sexual Violence
... estimate that between 0.3–11.5% of women reported experiencing sexual violence ... and develop policies that protect women address discrimination against women and promote gender equality and help to move the culture away from ...
34th Chess Olympiad
... des Échecs and comprising an open and women's tournament, took place between October 28 and November 12, 2000, in Istanbul, Turkey ... There were 126 teams in the open event and 86 in the women's event ... The open division was played over four boards per round, whilst the women's was played over three ...
Polygyny - Women - AIDS/HIV
... the fear of AIDS or becoming infected with the HIV virus has informed women’s decisions in entering polygynous marriages ... Women who are against polygynous marriages argued that polygyny places individuals at risk for contracting various sexually transmitted diseases including AIDS ...
35th Chess Olympiad
... Internationale des Échecs and comprising an open and women's tournament, took place between October 25 and November 11, 2002, in Bled, Slovenia ... There were 135 teams in the open event and 90 in the women's event ... The open division was played over four boards per round, whilst the women's was played over three ...

Famous quotes containing the word women:

    There have been others also just as true and devoted to the cause—I wish I could name every one—but with such women consecrating their lives, failure is impossible!
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)

    Anthropologists have found that around the world whatever is considered “men’s work” is almost universally given higher status than “women’s work.” If in one culture it is men who build houses and women who make baskets, then that culture will see house-building as more important. In another culture, perhaps right next door, the reverse may be true, and basket- weaving will have higher social status than house-building.
    —Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen. Excerpted from, Gender Grace: Love, Work, and Parenting in a Changing World (1990)

    Women born at the turn of the century have been conditioned not to speak openly of their wedding nights. Of other nights in bed with other men they speak not at all. Today a woman having bedded with a great general feels free to tell us that in bed the general could not present arms. Women of my generation would have spared the great general the revelation of this failure.
    Jessamyn West (1907–1984)