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I believe that women should be and are strong, smart, and capable.
Women ARE to be treated "as a weaker vessel", and men ARE to love their own wives as themselves.
It entails that men are to be gentlemen and treat women with respect, honor, dignity, and delicacy, like something of valuable.
www.geocities.com /gngerald/Women.html   (0 words)

  HIV/AIDS among Women | Resources | Women | Topics | CDC HIV/AIDS
Some women may be unaware of their male partner’s risk factors for HIV infection (such as unprotected sex with multiple partners, sex with men, or injection drug use) [8].
Women who use crack cocaine or other noninjection drugs may also be at high risk for the sexual transmission of HIV if they sell or trade sex for drugs [18].
For example, in the North Carolina study of HIV infection in fl women, the participants most commonly reported that that their reasons for risky behavior were financial dependence on male partners, feeling invincible, low self-esteem coupled with the need to feel loved by a male figure, and alcohol and drug use [22].
www.cdc.gov /hiv/topics/women/resources/factsheets/women.htm   (2686 words)

  Woman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some women can have abnormal hormonal or chromosomal differences (such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia, complete or partial androgen insensitivity syndrome or other intersex conditions), and there are women who may be without, at least for an earlier part of their lives, typical female physiology (trans, transgendered or transsexual women).
For poorer women, especially among the working classes, this often remained an ideal, for economic necessity has long compelled them to seek employment outside the home, although the occupations traditionally open to working-class women were lower in prestige and pay than those open to men.
The women's movement is in part a struggle for the recognition of equality of opportunity with men, and for equal rights irrespective of sex, even if special relations and conditions are willingly incurred under the form of partnership involved in marriage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Women   (1570 words)

 Women AIDS and HIV
Women's infidelity is not only frowned upon but actually criminalized in certain places, whilst men's extramarital sexual relationships and use of female sex workers are seen as being almost acceptable, or to be expected.
Women as bearers of and carers for children are crucial to social and family structure.
Women in developing countries may want a microbicide that prevents HIV infection but which allows pregnancy to occur, whilst other women may want to be protected against both HIV infection and pregnancy.
www.avert.org /women.htm   (2205 words)

 WIC - Women's History in America
Women were long considered naturally weaker than men, squeamish, and unable to perform work requiring muscular or intellectual development.
Higher education particularly was broadened by the rise of women's colleges and the admission of women to regular colleges and universities.
Women in the United States during the 19th century organized and participated in a great variety of reform movements to improve education, to initiate prison reform, to ban alcoholic drinks, and, during the pre-Civil War period, to free the slaves.
www.wic.org /misc/history.htm   (4166 words)

 Women Veterans Home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Regularly monitor VA briefings during Transition Assistance Programs to ensure that active duty women are provided access to information on the benefits and services  available to them as veterans prior to their release from active duty.
Provide women veteran consumers the opportunity to share their concerns and issues with VA managers through town hall meetings, community forums and gatherings, and regional/national summits.
Continue to outreach to the women veterans' community with increased emphasis on outreach to the elderly, minority and those living in rural areas.
www.va.gov /womenvet   (434 words)

 WomenWatch: UN Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women
Women's empowerment and well-being are the pillars of sustainable cities...
This report examines the discrimination and disempowerment women face throughout their lives and outlines what must be done to eliminate gender discrimination and empower women and girls.
The first virtual network linking women in politics throughout the world was launched on 27 February 2007 at the United Nations: the International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics), with UNIFEM and UNDP as partners.
www.un.org /womenwatch   (1088 words)

 Women - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Some women are virgins, a medical term for a female able to run faster than her uncle.
It is theorized that female blood is made of chocolate which lends itself to a physical dependence on the substance among women.
Alternatively, these women might have coffee for blood and most have a mixture of chocolate and coffee.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Women   (0 words)

 from jesus to christ: the first christians: the roles for women
What seems to happen within the first few centuries is that whatever limited activities women might have had in the beginning begin to get curtailed as you have the development of a hierarchy of clergy members with bishops, presbyters and deacons, and it's pretty firmly established that women should not be either bishops or priests.
The fact that some young women and men wanted, on the basis of hearing these injunctions to sexual chastity, to abandon societal life, not to marry, not to have children as their parents probably wanted them to, [is] certainly depicted in early Christian writings as causing a problem.
You can see why churchmen liked women like this and why it was very important for the charity operations of the church, which were now feeding hundreds, indeed thousands, of poor people, orphans, widows; hospitals needed to be built that Christians were organizing.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/first/roles.html   (2481 words)

 Women in Ancient Egypt
From the formal paintings on tombs, the Egyptian stereotype of a woman was that of wife and mother, the husband being the head of the household.
When women were in a sculpture, she was usually part of a husband-and-wife or family group, with the wife physically supporting her husband with an arm around his shoulder.
Women with talent could enter jobs in the music (which has links to sexuality), weaving or mourning (the women hired to grieve at funerals) industries, while those well connected women could get professional positions such as domestic supervisors or domestic administrators.
www.thekeep.org /~kunoichi/kunoichi/themestream/women_egypt.html   (2459 words)

 Human Rights Watch: Women's Human Rights (Discrimination / Domestic Violence / Trafficking / Education / Family)
Millions of women throughout the world live in conditions of abject deprivation of, and attacks against, their fundamental human rights for no other reason than that they are women.
Women are unable to depend on the government to protect them from physical violence in the home, with sometimes fatal consequences, including increased risk of HIV/AIDS infection.
Women are punished for having sex outside of marriage or with a person of their choosing (rather than of their family's choosing).
www.hrw.org /women   (738 words)

 NIMH: Women Hold Up Half the Sky   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stress due to psychosocial factors, such as multiple roles in the home and at work and the increased likelihood of women to be poor, at risk for violence and abuse, and raising children alone, also plays a role in the development of depression.
Women with susceptibility to depression may be more vulnerable to the mood-shifting effects of hormones.
Since women in general are at greater risk for depression than men, female caregivers of people with AD may be particularly vulnerable to depression.
www.nimh.nih.gov /publicat/womensoms.cfm   (1916 words)

 Women's Human Rights
Justice for the Women of Juárez and Chihuahua
Here is your opportunity to honor women who are working to protect the liberty and lives of women and children in areas where human rights violations are widespread.
Women's activism is on the rise around the world despite government and individual opposition.
www.amnestyusa.org /women   (0 words)

 Career Women Mentoring and Networks Information | Business.com
Women's business directories which provide an opportunity for women to promote their businesses and make connections throughout the world.
Professional success coaching company for women entrepreneurs to bring a vision of their life and business to reality developing leadership and professional skills.
Comprised of a diverse multitude of women who are conscious of what success means and the importance of financial and political empowerment.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Women&bdcr=5&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/human_resources/career_management_and_planning/career_women/mentoring_and_networks/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-85F7EDAF-0C4B-C91B-0A7C-CD01A270EC7D-ym   (0 words)

 :: NASA Quest > Women of NASA ::   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Women of NASA resource was developed to encourage more young women to pursue careers in math, science, and technology.
Although these disciplines are still dominated by men, and these women are seen as exceptions, there is a growing appreciation of cultural and gender diversity in the workplace.
The Women of NASA interactive project showcases outstanding women who are enjoying successful careers and demonstrates how these women balance personal and professional responsibilities.
quest.arc.nasa.gov /women/intro.html   (164 words)

Launched by UNAIDS in early 2004, the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS works at global and national levels to highlight the effects of AIDS on women and girls and to stimu­late concrete and effective action to prevent the spread of HIV.
Women are leaders in many areas of the AIDS response but too often interventions are not adapted to their realities leaving them at greater risk of HIV infection and at a disadvantage when it comes to coping with AIDS.
Many women who are infected or at risk of becoming infected do not practise high-risk behaviours but are frequently married or in a monogamous relationship.
www.unaids.org /en/GetStarted/Women.asp   (360 words)

 Michigan State University Libraries - Grants for Women
Women in Transition — The “Women in Transition” Scholarship was established in 1990 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Educational Foundation.
Student loan repayment grants are available to women who volunteer their professional talents for an average of 8 hours a month, for a period of time to be determined by the amount of their student loan debt.
The award is for women who have completed at least one year of graduate study in an area of science or engineering which is closely related to advanced studies in the aerospace-related sciences.
www.lib.msu.edu /harris23/grants/3women.htm   (5891 words)

 Persian Journal Women - Latest Iran Zan News and Iranian Zan news woman Tehran Persian woman news zan web site farsi ...
WOMEN in a stable relationship who go back to work after having a child enjoy better health in the long term - and for the first time scientists think they can show that working improves health, not the other way around.
Women looking for a long-term relationship like men who like children — and they can tell which guys might be interested in becoming fathers just by looking at their faces.
Iran's women will be barred from attending soccer games, a reversal by the president that comes a month before the national team plays in the World Cup.
www.iranian.ws /iran_news/publish/iran_women.shtml   (913 words)

 Women Who Changed History
Explore the history behind women's fight for the right to vote.
Kid Reporters interview women in their communities who are making history.
Meet 10 remarkable contemporary women scientists and find out about the exciting work they do.
teacher.scholastic.com /activities/women/index.htm   (118 words)

 Military Women in Vietnam
There were women officers and enisted women; there were youngsters in their early twenties with barely two years in service and career women over forty.
Women suffered the same hardships as the men in many cases and were often in the line of fire from rockets and mortars, particularly during the Tet offensive with the Viet Cong attacks on Saigon.
Yet women were there - they sloshed through the same mud and blood as the men, witnessed the same horrors of war, and suffered the same ignominous treatment and indignities upon their return to the country that sent them there.
userpages.aug.com /captbarb/femvetsnam.html   (792 words)

 Technorati Tag: women   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With all those hormones rushing through her body it is no wonder that this preggo blonde babe is horny as hell.
Women’s Shoes Luxi has women looking good in the gym
Women's Paid Surveys Join the voice of women in America - surveys for coupons, sprees and more.
www.technorati.com /tag/women   (501 words)

 African Women on the Internet
Their Resource Directory provides a directory of African women's media associations, national and regional media associations, press freedom resources, fellowship sources, etc. Their Courage in Journalism award honors notable African women journalists; past winners are described.
It is the only degree-granting women’s studies program in an historically fl college or university and the only women’s studies program in the United States which offers the doctoral degree in the comparative study of Africana women.
The Polyclinic of Hope is a centre for women survivors of gender-based violence during the genocide.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/women.html   (9293 words)

 A Celebration of Women Writers
The Celebration of Women Writers is developed in collaboration with the On-Line Books Page, edited by John Mark Ockerbloom.
Women have written almost every imaginable type of work: novels, poems, letters, biographies, travel books, religious commentaries, histories, economic and scientific works.
Women writers are often known by multiple names.
digital.library.upenn.edu /women   (1433 words)

 ALIC - Women
The struggle for women to gain acceptance, recognition and veneration in society has been a long and lengthy process that has only begun to be appreciated in the last century.
The Women and Social Movements website is a project of the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender at the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Women's History links was originally compiled in 2001 by Margaret Kensinger, an ALIC student library technician from the College of Information Science at the University of Maryland.
www.archives.gov /research/alic/reference/womens-history.html   (1387 words)

 Amazon.com: Women: Books: Charles Bukowski   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"women" introduced me to this great american poet/novelist, and it is my belief that this book definitely makes for a proper introduction to his works.
We all have flaws and women seem to be Bukowski's downfall.
It took me a while to finish reading Women, not because it's too long or hard to read, but because I was grossed out by an early scene.
www.amazon.com /Women-Charles-Bukowski/dp/0876853904   (1791 words)

 Kathryn Cullen-DuPont - The Encyclopedia of Women's History in America   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since earliest colonial times, women have contributed to the life of the Untied States and all its people while striving to better their own situation.
In choosing individual women for inclusion, I have not attempted the comprehensiveness possible in a work restricted solely to biographical entries.
I have also and without apology selected some women simply because their accomplishments are pathbreaking within a particular community.
www.womenandhistory.com /work2.htm   (396 words)

 American Women in Uniform, Veterans Too!
During the Korean era 120,000 women were in uniform and seven thousand were deployed in theater during Viet Nam.
The women are assigned to the 325th Bomb Squadron.
Many of the women who are referred to the program were sexually assaulted during their military service and suffer what is now referred to as Military Sexual Trauma (MST).
coelacanth.aug.com /captbarb   (5270 words)

 FIFA.com The Official web site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association
Women's football is enjoying a boom all over the world.
Player numbers are soaring in Germany, home of the reigning world champions, with women and girls now accounting for some 860,000 of the 6.27 million German Football Association (DFB) members.
The Committee for Women's Football agreed on a final proposal of dates for the coordinated women's international match calendar for the 2006-2008 period, which will be the first of its kind.
www.fifa.com /en/womens/index.html   (152 words)

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